Sunday, February 12, 2017

Sunday Links 42

How historic rooms get moved and reused (photo above, Courtesy of Creative Commons.)

From crafting to Cosmo! A resource of almost 12,000 magazines. Thanks Bruce!

Luggala Roundwood, Leinster, Ireland The Guinness family is selling their home. I want it.

Hear a 4 Hour Playlist of Great Protest Songs: Bob Dylan, Nina Simone, Bob Marley, Public Enemy, Billy Bragg and More

Pillows Throughout The Ages  While the idea of pillows being a soft place to rest your head is not a new concept, it certainly wasn’t its original purpose. Thanks Bruce!

Joan Eardley: the forgotten artist who captured Scotland's life and soul She died aged only 42 in 1963 but  a new Scottish audience is discovering her art.

The spy who couldn’t spell: how the biggest heist in the history of US espionage was foiled 

Death in the Forest  What are rare mushroom hunters really searching for?

Rape victim shares stage with attacker to tell story, combat shame and understand sexual violence

Exploring the Montreal That Leonard Cohen Loved “I feel at home when I’m in Montreal — in a way that I don’t feel anywhere else,” he told an interviewer in 2006. “I don’t know what it is, but the feeling gets stronger as I get older.”

The 100 best directors of the last 25 years, ranked according to thousands of critics’ reviews

The Favelagrafia Project takes a new look onto Rio’s favelas. Here, the slums are shown in a truthful way, by those understanding most about it: its own residents.

At her first recital, 12-year-old Nina Simone refused to start singing after her parents were moved from the front row to make room for whites

A collection of Women Being Spanked In Vintage Comic Books Apparently it was a thing. Thanks Bruce!

How to Get Out of the Cycle of Outrage in a Trump World

Sherri Finkbine And The 50-Year Fight For Abortion In America: Sherri Finkbine's story is an apt reminder of the hurdles that women have had to cross in order to assert control over their own bodies.

The Story of Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House to Become Hollywood Film is an online library that records digital culture for future generations. It currently contains more than 279 billion pages, including texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages.

How a mummy made of cardboard brought new life to my daughter: Carl Gorham worried that his six-year-old daughter was bottling up her feelings after her mother died. But when she asked him to ‘make’ Mummy from cardboard boxes, it was to prove a breakthrough

Sunset Boulevard: Visit the Set in 1949 With LIFE Magazine

1 comment:

xoxoxoBruce said...

The comic books were perpetuating spanking as the acceptable way to correct women’s behavior men didn’t approve of. It was acceptable because it really didn’t injure and the real goal was humiliation.