Sunday, January 28, 2018

Sunday Links


Savagely funny postage stamps channel British Brexit angst 

Fostering Isn’t Perfect, But It’s For Us - by Katie Wheeler

Snapshots From a Land of Endless Night New York Times readers who live near the Arctic Circle describe the surreal experience of polar darkness.

Elena Ferrante's first column for The Guardian ‘The cat brought in a snake and left it under my bed. Screaming, I chased it out’ 

Palermo teens pump up the velo Bici Palermo Tuning spend anything up to €1,300 customising their bikes with car batteries and multiple speakers to develop thunderous sound systems. The police are not impressed

Massive vintage movie poster collection is being digitized and made available online

Charming miniatures byKiyomi (@chiisanashiawase2015)  Via

The Comedy Wildlife 2017 unveils the hilarious photos of the winners 

Craigslist Confessional Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years.

Rumored Chutes  In 1931 the House on the Embankment, a building across the river from the Kremlin, was the largest residential complex in Europe, a self-contained world the size of several city blocks. It is said that N.K.V.D. agents used the garbage chutes that ran like large tubes through many apartments, popping out inside a suspect’s home without having to knock on the door. Via

The Mystery Manuscript Found in a Used Copy of 'Alice in Wonderland' 

A Gritty, Musical Portrait of Trans and Drag Sex Workers in 1990s New York

How accurate is your mental map?

Joan As Police Woman: Warning Bell

There's a 63-Year-Old Tiki Bar Hiding in This Hotel's Basement

What would Niagara Falls be like without all of its tourist trappings? Visiting Niagara Falls in the early 19th Century  Via

50 years of circus photography

Powder surfing to Debussy’s Clair de Lune

The best dish from every UK restaurant with 2 or 3 Michelin stars 

I can feel you creep into my private life Tune-Yards’ frontwoman uses their new album to critique her “white woman’s voice”

Watch Shakespeare inside Westminster Abbey I wish I could see this.

Egg Art 

160 Years of Ice Skating in New York City: Ice skating in New York reveals the history of social spaces in a city that helped shape the foundations of modern life.

The Bizarre Spending Habits of Nicolas Cage

3 comments:

Cyn X said...

http://picsinpics.com/life/the-comedy-wildlife-unveils-the-hilarious-photos-of-the-winners.html
so cute!
http://www.messynessychic.com/2018/01/26/theres-a-63-year-old-tiki-bar-hiding-in-this-hotels-basement/
love messynessy!
http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2018/01/time-nicolas-cage-bankrupted-buying-t-rex-skull/
WTF?
love the Sunday links as always. TY!

The Nag said...

I want to go to that tiki bar!

Cyn X said...

that would be kinda cool. just don't get drunk & stumble into that..what is that.. a pool? lol