Amanda Palmer Reads Ella Wheeler Wilcox’s Piercing and Prescient 1914 Protest Poem : “To sin by silence, when we should protest makes cowards out of men.”
Unfold These 5 Origami Channels that are packed full of tutorials from extremely simple to ridiculously complex.
She Spent her Life Hunting for Lost Wallpaper When I moved into my house 30 years ago my walls looked like these.
The places on Earth where nature is most likely to kill you: The world is full of natural hazards, from volcanoes to floods and storms. But where is the risk to human life greatest?
19th-Century Stereoviews of Hell: In these stereoviews populated by skeletons, hell is host to boating races, parties, and even a lavish boudoir for one “Madame Satan.” PfRC
The Emperor's Hairdo
‘Spine-tingling’ lost Bob Marley tapes restored after 40 years in a cellar
Alert: The Most Northern Settlement in The World A good article on a place I have no inclination to visit. Thanks Bruce!
One Room Hotel way up high in the Tower Park Prague Great view!
The Data That Turned the World Upside Down : Psychologist Michal Kosinski developed a method to analyze people in minute detail based on their Facebook activity. Did a similar tool help propel Donald Trump to victory?
How to Freeze Soup, Beans, and Broth
Fights to Withhold Paintings from Capitol Hill Show Their Political Power: Recent disputes over a painting by an 18-year-old and another from the 19th century illustrate art’s ability to speak truth to power, but also to become a pawn in politicians’ power games.
How to Cook for a Dinner Party includes an easy recipe for Chicken Provençal that looks delicious.
What Peter Pan teaches us about memory and consciousness: With its astute observations about the human brain and behaviour, JM Barrie’s classic tale pre-empted modern neuroscience by decades.
How the Women of the Mormon Church Came to Embrace Polygamy
Cruising England's Oxford Canal
Breaking Elgar’s Enigma: How a former insurance adjuster claims to have solved the 118-year-old cryptographic mystery of the hidden message in Edward Elgar’s infamous Enigma Variations.
Take a Peek Inside the Original Grand Budapest Hotel. I'd stay there.
Rather Be The Detective: The Scottish crime novelist Ian Rankin and his alter ego, a hard-boiled investigator.
A stellar year in the cellar: Top 20 crazy home inspection photos of 2016 There are a few doozies. Via