Sunday, November 04, 2018

Sunday Links


Marcel Heijnen's heartwarming photographs of Hong Kong's famous Garage Dogs

How to Build Your Own Banksy Shredder

Human Terrain This project is fascinating. It uses satellite imagery, census data and volunteered geographic information to create population density maps.

Desire paths: the illicit trails that defy the urban planners 

The Paint By Numbers Phenomenon Made Dan Robbins The Most Exhibited Artist In The World  I have fond childhood memories of these kits.

These Are the Ages You're Best at Everything, According to Science Thanks Bruce!

Ever wonder where all the protest songs have gone. Well, I found them...  David Byrne's protest playlist.

Irish castle featured in Game of Thrones is now on the market...for a cool $639,000US. If each of my Facebook friends chipped in a few bucks we could own this property.

For Sale: An Invitation to Stephen Hawking’s Cocktail Party for Time Travelers 

I changed that bulb. Why will no one believe me?

L'ART DU PIED-A-TERRE I must have this apartment with a courtyard in Paris. $18,976,780.72 CAD? Yikes!

94 Year Old Former LIFE Magazine Photographer Fred Lyon Shares His Incredible Photos of San Francisco Via

Take a trip back to Venice in the age of the Renaissance using the TimeMachine Atlas  Via

The 100 greatest foreign-language films

Horrific news delivered by your family doctor, Dr. Seuss

Balkan Celts presents the archaeological, numismatic, linguistic and historical facts pertaining to the Celts in Eastern Europe and Asia-Minor, within the context of the pan-European Celtic culture.

The Pina Colada Song: How statistically likely is the storyline? We do the maths

What Kind of Sleeper Are You?  Thanks Bruce!

How to cook Brussels sprouts, restaurant style 

Carnivore King Chef Francis Mallmann Sees a Meat-Free Future  He’s writing a vegan cookbook and says no one will eat meat in 30 years.

Cold War: Turf battles between British ice cream vendors.

The Cure For Racism Is Cancer 

The Library of Congress's National Screening Room showcases the Library’s vast moving image collection.

The day The Chronicle discovered burritos will live in infamy 


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