Sunday, July 22, 2018

Sunday Links


Whimsical Cardboard Machines and an Art Deco-Inspired Stop Motion Film by Daniel Agdag

Portmanteau words quiz

The Kennel Club's Dog Photographer of the Year Winners

The CIA's Simple Sabotage Field Manual: A Timeless Guide to Subverting Any Organization with "Purposeful Stupidity" (1944)

The geography of UK pub names

Five Women Fashion Photographers Who Changed The Industry  Via

Doonesbury Comic Strips About Trump Since 1987 Via

An entomologist rates ant emojis: Her eyes suggest she has seen things. Her expression confirms she has seen too much. She is haunted and I want to know more.

Atlantic City boardwalk and Coney Island boardwalk history

The Victoria Buddleia 
 It is a plant that is untidy by merely existing and that, I believe, is its charm.

The Sad Story Of London’s Red-Light Graveyard 

Was the Queen sending coded messages to Donald Trump via her brooches? Absolutely 

Mosaic Vermin Invade New York City as Part of Jim Bachor’s Latest Pothole Interventions

Infinite Facts: 15 Quotes on the Importance of a Free Press 

You’re Probably Pronouncing These 30 Food Words Wrong

Lovely home for sale in Londonderry, Vermont. I've spent a lot of time in that part of the world and could imagine living there, especially in a house like this.

Barack Obama’s 2018 Summer Reading List. (I won't speculate about what Trump might be reading)

New DNA tests show remains are Romanovs 

The 38 Essential Paris Restaurants

Five Picassos went missing from the L.A. Times. What happened to them?

The Extraordinary Life of Martha Gellhorn, the Woman Ernest Hemingway Tried to Erase Via


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