On this date in 1955, Disneyland opened officially to the public. That’s not too interesting. However, the previous day was the special opening day for invited guestsonly, but it was a fantastic disaster. Thousands of people showed up with counterfeit tickets, ladies’ high heels sunk into the freshly-laid asphalt, and the water fountains were dry due to the plumbers’ strike.
- The Strange Neuroscience of Immortality – A scientist’s mission to preserve his brain for the future.
- The Perfect Bagel is Engineered in California
- The Challenge of Making Friends as an Adult – If you’re still in college, make friends while you still can, because once you start your career it only gets harder.
- NASA Builds Menu for Planned Mars Mission in 2030’s – It’s probably a safe bet that applesauce is on the menu.
Bonus Book Recommendation: If you enjoyed the last link, you will love Mary Roach’s Packing for Mars.