Getty Images
Getty Images

A Star Wars TV Show on ABC?

Getty Images
Getty Images

Miss Cellania is on vacation. If you're dying to guest host the Morning Cup of Links the rest of the week for $100, leave four amazing links in a comment as your audition. If we find someone great, you'll start tomorrow!

How would you feel about a Star Wars TV show on ABC?
*
Running up late fees at your local library? It could be worse. A history book in Kentucky recently showed up 150 years after it was checked out.
*
There's a new Doctor! Let's get to know Peter Capaldi. Fun fact: At age 15, he wrote a letter to Radio Times about Doctor Who.
*
Over at WebUrbanist, they're discussing 3D-printed shells for hermit crabs.
*
Remember those Grandmama commercials with Larry Johnson in the early 1990s? That was not exactly the idea Converse sold to LJ.
*
If you've ripped through Orange is the New Black on Netflix, you might like this New York Times story on Piper Kerman, whose memoir inspired the show.
*
One more! As part of the Fiesta Movement, I fired up our Facts Machine and am ready to share some things you might not know about classic video games.

nextArticle.image_alt|e
iStock
How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water
iStock
iStock

How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water. Young gas giants throw debris toward inward planets, including hydrogen-rich materials.

*

Brazil's Geography Problem. It's a big country with lots of people, so why isn't it a world power?

*

The Science of Hearing. Our ability to detect and interpret sounds is due to an amazing and complicated biological system.

*

Lucasfilm Might be Putting Future Star Wars Spinoffs on Hold. Solo's disappointing box office was a surprise glitch in the moneymaking machine.

*

Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong. She has plenty of reasons not to share it with you right now.

*

How to Decorate Like a Viking. Archaeologists have built a palette of the paint colors used on Viking homes and buildings.

*

The Breastfeeding Zealots of the Neonatal Ward. Maternal lactation is pushed to the point of shaming mothers with hungry babies.

*

9 Amazing Tiki Bars. A visit will cool you off even on the hottest day.

nextArticle.image_alt|e
iStock
Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
iStock
iStock

Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

*

Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

*

5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

*

The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

*

You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

*

Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

*

First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

*

The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

SECTIONS

arrow
LIVE SMARTER
More from mental floss studios