Sunday, April 02, 2017

Sunday Links

by Jon Rosenberg

The Adventures of Barron Trump 

10 of the Dirtiest Things You Touch Every Day. My advice: don't touch anything unless you're wearing rubber gloves.

Explore Chiloé, Chile’s Largest Island Yet another destination to add to my already unmanageable list.

On the Accidental Origins of Beloved Books What's with all the ankle injuries, ladies?

How America’s Obsession With Hula Girls Almost Wrecked Hawai’i 

The Saddest Places I’ve Drank While Visiting Home in the Suburbs

From the Better Late Than Never files: World War II Veteran Comes Out As Transgender Woman At Age 90 

How they time the cannons for the "1812 Overture" 

Inuit Burrow Under Luminous Ice to Retrieve Mussels

View on the Kyotographie International Photography Festival 

Small Victories takes files in a Dropbox folder and turns them into a website.

Joan Juliet Buck  explores how her grandmother's one regret came to shape her own history of romantic entanglements, which led to one long-lasting friendship with Leonard Cohen.

When the U.S. Government Paid the Working Class to Be Artists: Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner,Willem de Kooning, and Mark Rothko are best-known as pioneers ofAbstract Expressionism. But all four were also among thousands of artists and other creatives employed by the government through the Works Progress Administration (WPA) between the years of 1935 and 1943.

I love Nigella Lawson's unfussy delicious recipes. Here are some of her favourites: Part 1Part 2 and Part 3

Thirty Years of Steel Magnolias –  The untold story of what would 
become one of the most beloved 
touchstones of Southern culture. Via

London's Most Beautiful Pub Doors I've quaffed a pint in a couple of these over the past few days.

I Am an American: The Photographic Legacy of Japanese American Incarceration

Villa Santo Sospir by Aurelie Millet shows the house where Jean Cocteau used to live in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, France. Le Testament d'Orphee, the last film made by Cocteau, features many scenes in and outside the villa.

The best countries to live  The UN looked at nearly 200 countries across a number of categories, including life expectancy, education, gender equality, and financial wealth and picked the top 10

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