Sunday, February 24, 2019

Sunday Links

Image:  Melike Altınışık Architects

Robots will Construct Melike Altınışık' Robot Museum in Seoul 

All the Presidents’ Meals  Frozen cheese with watercress salad? Calf’s head soup? Terrapin with cornbread sticks? A collection of menus for white house state dinners dating back nearly 86 years. (Via Blort)

The Fuselage: Extreme Glamping

An audio tribute to the late John Peel: A huge downloadable archive of his shows  (Via)

"London Cries": the merchants' patter of 19th Century London

Makes you think all the world's a sunny day, oh yeah. The 1950s American Car And Road Trip In Kodachrome 

You can get a 5-tier wedding cake made of cheese at Costco

Hunter S. Thompson's 10 Best Albums of the 1960s 

If there were an Oscar category for Best Food Scenes these ones would be winners.

Between the Clock and the Bed: Musicians Patti Smith and Charlotte Gainsbourg tour an exhibition of Edvard Munch's work held at the Munch Museum in Oslo.

Book Explores the Bond Between 50 Famous Artists and Their Kitties

The story of Ontario’s last segregated Black school. It finally closed in 1965.

The new household rules:  How many towels does one person need? Should you change your sheets each week? And do you really have to clean the toilet with nothing but your rubber gloves?

A Series of Spells Conjured in Graphite and WatercolorA Book of Staves by artist Jesse Bransford features painted charms inspired by Icelandic magic.

My Restaurant Was the Greatest Show of Excess You’d Ever Seen, and It Almost Killed Me: When the chefs of Joe Beef in Montreal gave up alcohol, their whole restaurant changed.

The allure of the maze: Mazes and Labyrinths (1922)

The Senster : Standing 8 feet high at the shoulder and “resembling a giraffe or dinosaur,” the Senster was basically a mechanical lobster claw mounted on a six-jointed neck actuated by quiet hydraulic rams.

Pasta Grannies: watch Italian 'nonne' in their own homes making traditional pasta dishes.

The European Tree of the Year Contest is searching for trees with interesting stories. Check out the finalists.

Moira Hahn's vibrant artistic style fuses East and West. (via Blort)

Has “ the staff of life” become “the spirit of disease”? How to make bread that doesn't cause gut problems. (Via PfRC)

Kiruna: challenge of moving town in Sweden is moving minds of the citizens 

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