Sunday, December 18, 2016

Sunday Links 34

Shop the streets of Manhattan Window Wonderland

Reconstructing the Tattered History of a Fictional 19th-Century Family: Titus Kaphar’s The Vesper Project is a complex, multimedia project that dissolves the boundary between reality and fiction.

We ate at the Trump Grill restaurant that Vanity Fair destroyed. Business Insider visited Trump Grill to see if the restaurant deserves the media's hate or Trump's support.

Irishman dies from stubbornness, whiskey. He attacked life; he grabbed it by the lapels, kissed it, and swung it back onto the dance floor. Best obituary ever.

Visibility Near Zero  In Canada, the cold Labrador Current and the warmth of the Gulf Stream create the foggiest place in the world.

Folklore of Food Via

The Joy of Everyday Creation: A Psychotherapist’s Perspective on the Art of Fotini Hamidieli - an interesting piece by my enormously talented friend Andrew Nargolwala.

My First Mistake: In 1962 a college student answers an ad: “Mortuary Assistant required.”

The Doors Reflect on Early Shows, Jim Morrison's Genius 

Ever wonder what would happen to you if a nuclear bomb was dropped where you live? There's a tool for that.

The 2017 Tournament of Books Long List 

Jens Risom’s lovely Block Island pre-fab retreat 


An Open Letter to Friends and Family Members About Their Holiday Cards

Would you like to live in an idyllic rainforest retreat with an infinity pool? Check out Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2016 Via 

In 1912, Thousands of Women Rallied Against 'Useless' Christmas Giving. I say resurrect the Spugs!

From Buenos Aires To London, These Are The World's Most Beautiful Streets I've walked down six of them. How about you?

Brainpicking's 16 Favorite Books of 2016 

The World's Best Cities for Culture

Don't trim your festive tree with a chainsaw or a razor knife America's most common Christmas-related injuries, in charts 

 London's new floating hotel

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