Sunday, January 08, 2017

Sunday Links 37

Best of media corrections, 2016 edition Very funny Via

You're gonna want to put your travelling shoes on when you read the NYT's 52 Places to Go in 2017. There is something for everyone. They have ranked Canada as the world’s top travel destination.

Austin Kleon: 100 things that made my year Thanks Bruce!

The Sandy Hook Hoax: Lenny Pozner used to believe in conspiracy theories. Until his son’s death became one.

Odd Lots: Curious Objects Up At Auction: The earthly remains of Alexander Hamilton, Oskar Schindler’s tchotchkes, and expired whiskey

Death of a Red Carpet Reporter  For decades, Jeffrey Slonim was an affable presence on the scene. After he jumped from a roof at Lincoln Center, everyone who knew him had one question: Why?

Is the world ready for Frank Lloyd Wright’s suburban utopia?  See the architect's1932 plan for a utopian, libertarian community he called Broadacre City.

 The Story Behind 66 Lost Polaroids of Madonna Before She Was Famous

A Romantic Inn in the Basse-Normandie region of France. It's gorgeous!

Peek Inside Buffalo's Abandoned Art Deco Train Terminal. I love to travel by train. I'd definitely use this beautiful station if it were restored.

Facial Reconstruction: Police Use Found DNA to Create Suspect Profiles

10 Of The Most Beautiful Maps Ever Created  Via

John Prine at 70: Inside His Wild Past, Grounded Present 

The Best Bad Restaurant Reviews in Recent History Hilarious!

Man Uses Friendship to Convince Over 200 KKK Members to Quit: Daryl Davis has become the embodiment of the phrase, “Kill them with kindness.”

Lysol’s Vintage Ads Subtly Pushed Women to Use Its Disinfectant as Birth Control As if that wasn't bad enough, Lysol isn't even an effective contraceptive.

Website lists patents expiring today

The Astonishing Age of a Neanderthal Cave Construction Site A rock structure, built deep underground, is one of the earliest hominin constructions ever found.

Extreme Architecture: 15 Structures Built to Withstand the World’s Coldest Places

The Best New York Rat Stories of 2016

How Russians Imagined the Year 2017 In 1960 Via

The servantless house: an investigation of the cost of running a house with and without a servant. From The Guardian archive 1921.

 Get A Calendar Full of Photo Ideas For Your 365 Project complete with a shooting prompt/photo idea for every day of the year. Best of all, it’s totally free. (Better late than never)

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