Sunday, July 08, 2018

Sunday Links

Kunstrichtige Schreibart : allerhand Versalie[n] oder AnfangsBuchstabe[n] der teütschen 
The Proper Art of Writing (1655) (above)The only time I use my handwriting skills these days is to scrawl a grocery list.

Watch 5 films that celebrate the diversity of Canadian music

Long-Gone Chicago Restaurants in Vintage Linen Postcards including a cocktail room inspired by … a cemetery (tables were shaped like coffins; chairs, like tombstones).

Coming out of the attic – Paud's Pins – a queer history project Good story.

What's the most creepily intelligent thing your pet has ever done? 

Here is a nice tree. 

Teeny tiny kitchen in a box 

Jackie Kennedy’s Packing List for Texas, Chic and Poignant  Chanel suits, Cassini dresses, riding clothes and jewelry for a weekend cut tragically short.

Map of the density of bombing, London region, to October 1941 Via

Facial distortion by "selfies" is causing people to seek unnecessary nose jobs. Via TYWKIWDBI

This Guy Bullshitted His Way to the Top of Paris Fashion Week  and in doing so, made a market stall jeans brand the toast of PFW.

7 North Korean scenes that look like film sets

The Trap is a new documentary that investigates how prisons and jails across the United States have become recruiting grounds for human traffickers, who are targeting incarcerated women and trafficking them out of correctional facilities and into pimp-controlled prostitution.

Purse Spective: Street artist Thrashbird has transformed huge stone blocks at an abandoned concrete factory into enormous designer handbags.

I'm a traveller but being shoulder to shoulder with other tourists moving down narrow streets like cattle in a squeeze chute in some of the world's major destinations doesn't appeal to me. This article might assist those who feel likewise. Avoid Overtourism and Crowds and Try These Destinations Instead

Planar House by Studio MK27 is a minimalist residence with an imposing concrete roof covered in grass. Gorgeous photos!

Dead of AIDS and Forgotten in Potter’s Field  In an untold chapter of the AIDS epidemic, scores of unclaimed bodies were buried in a remote spot on Hart Island. How many exactly remains unclear.

Seattle's Mystery Soda Machine Has Gone Missing The machine had one “mystery” button that would yield a random soda. Later, the machine was upgraded so that every button was a mystery button. Now it’s gone. Thanks Bruce.

Swim Lessons: A Life in Pools 

A Work of Art  Avant-garde photography that took its inspiration from the home snapshot.

The Alabama Women Who Made Their Quilts a Part of Modern Art  Via Blort

Trespassing at Ernest Hemingway's House in Ketcham, Idaho

Beyond counting sheep: Things To Do When You Can't Sleep Because Of Racing Thoughts

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