This is the first of a regular series, in which we alert you to some of the more fascinating things on the internet to start your day. These and lots more useful, interesting, or amusing links can always be found in the right sidebar of the main page. If you have a suggestion about the type of links we should include, please let us know!
- The Strange Story of Napoleon's Wallpaper. Could the Little Emperor have been murdered by his own house?
- Using stem cells to cause mama trout and papa trout to give birth to baby ...salmon! Not only does this illustrate the marvelous versatility of stem cells, it also opens a new path for saving endangered species.
- The London Fire Brigade has a music video to encourage fire safety. Stephen-remell Coleman is a firefighter on Wimbledon Fire Station's Red Watch, but in his free time performs as a rapper under the name Controversy.
- Which doll is 'bad', the black one or the white one? 68 years after the original experiment, 80% of 4- and 5-year-olds still identify the white doll as the 'good' one.
- No fewer than 150 Monty Python videos - and the number of videos posted shall be 150. Nudge, nudge. Wink, wink. Say no more!