Sunday, June 20, 2021
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The Rohat Chaikhana (photo above) is one of Tajikistan’s oldest surviving teahouses but in 2015 it faced demolition. Read more.
Stupidity is saying two plus two equals five. Elevated Stupidity is doing the same thing, except you invoke Pythagoras, decry cancel culture when someone corrects you, then get a seven-figure book deal and a speaking tour out of it.
Gorgeous! A Charming Dutch Village in the Fog
What Happened to Paula: On the Death of an American Girl A complicated collaboration, resurrecting a cold case, and creating a narrative when there is no closure.
Crying for cash: The Peculiar Profession of Professional Mourners
Bridge made of string: Peruvians from the Huinchiri community in Cusco region are rebuilding a 500-year-old Incan hanging bridge, using traditional weaving techniques to string a crossing together spanning the Apurimac river.
Daisyland Beautiful photographs.
Diverse Perspectives: The Great Wall of China from various perspectives, some stretches of the wall you may not be familiar with and without tourists.This Website Will Self Destruct will disappear in 24 hours if it doesn't receive a message from at least one person every day. (via BoingBoing)
No dogs allowed, pub kittens in training England's Accidental Cat Pub
You don't know your friend's exact street address? Apparently this was not a problem back in the day.