Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday Links

Shah Mosque, Isfahan
              (Credit: Hossein Lohinejadian / Alamy Stock Photo)

The 10 most beautiful ceilings in the world

My Grandma the Poisoner People were always dying around Grandma—her children, her husbands, her boyfriend—so her lifelong state of grief was understandable.

Hemingway or My Mother’s Email? Take the test.

In the early 20th century, the members of the Osage Nation became the richest people per capita in the world, after oil was discovered under their reservation. Then they began to be mysteriously murdered off.

Designer Dogs Or Design Disasters The man credited with creating the Labradoodle regrets his creation.

Free Castles And Villas: As part of its Strategic Tourist Plan, Italy is offering up 103 historic sites to those with the will and means to renovate them back into use for tourism purposes.

7 movies every historic house lover should watch (The only one I haven't seen is Clue.)

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' landmark Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band the BBC has produced a video series about each of the 60 people on the cover.

A 115-year-old rhododendron in Ladysmith, British Columbia, is now in peak bloom. Known as 'Lady Cynthia' it will carry about 4,000 spring blossoms over the next couple of weeks. Thanks Bruce!

Bodega Cats  Via 

Paradise found! Maui Beach Cottage

Born a cremator: An Indian boy's fight for an education A very moving story.

Architecture in Miniature: 13 Modern Dollhouse and Other Tiny Buildings

A passport from a country that doesn’t exist

When MySpace Sold For $580M Founder, Tom, Became an Amazing Travel Photographer 

Sauna hats - You know you want one. Via

Chocolate cups and trembleuse saucers What makes chocolate cups different from teacups or coffee cups?

Why these researchers think dinosaurs were minutes away from surviving extinction Thanks Bruce!

How To Make the Most of a Miniscule Laundry Room 

A Story of Slavery in Modern America  She lived with us for 56 years. She raised me and my siblings without pay. I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized who she was.

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