Thursday Links

by Debby Witt

An “Uplifting” story: the History of the Bra.

This compilation video of Christopher Walken dancing in over 50 movies will make your day.

Fifteen video-game and cartoon weapons in real life.

Geek alert: Ninety years ago, J. R. R. Tolkien wrote a translation of Beowulf and included some imagined history of the characters.  It’s about to be published for the first time.

A pregnant woman finds out that her child will have Down Syndrome and asked what that will be like. Fifteen people with Down Syndrome answer her question.

ICYMI, links for Tuesday, including utopian Communist Soviet sc-fi from the Cold War and the Museums of Bad Art and Imaginary Musical Instruments, are here.