Interesting Links: December 19, 2014

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Rudolph Red Nose Reindeer

Welcome to another week’s Interesting Links post. Today I’m sharing with you a plethora of awesome time-killers including a list of 5 beloved ‘traditions’ that were really invented to sell us more stuff, 6 crazy things people used to believe about vaginas, 51 beautiful sentences from literature, AND 17 magical cottages that need to be seen to be believed.

It’s all about lists this week, so if you have some time check these out, or maybe bookmark to read over the upcoming holidays! 😀

5 Beloved Traditions Invented to Make You Buy Stuff

‘Tis the season (or so they say), so here’s a depressing link to kill the joy of the season. Did you know Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer was invented for commercial reasons? If you want to find how, read this article, it’ll also ruin/ illuminate a number of other so-called ‘traditions’.

6 Crazy Things People Used To Believe About Vaginas

So apparently vaginas have teeth… umm, okay not really; but depending on what time and country you lived in, this was a commonly held belief. The above article outlines some weird and no-so-wonderful ‘facts’ about vaginas that span as far back as ancient times.

51 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature

I love quotes, anyone who follows me on social media will know this, so it makes sense that I’d share this link. Here’s one oldie but goodie quote, included in this list:

“There are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”
—William Shakespeare, Hamlet

These 17 Unique Cottages Bring A Magical Twist To The Countryside

Oh to be a real fairy! These houses are so adorable and I’m totally jealous. If you want to join me in being jealous, take a look. Alternatively, you can always buy me one of these houses, I’ll love you forever (promise).


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