Sunday Links

Scratch and Sniff Cannabliss Wallpaper (above)

Inside the VHS-only documentary about the most mysterious musical collective ever  A new movie about the Elephant 6 Recording Company, which housed bands like Neutral Milk Hotel, of Montreal, and the Olivia Tremor Control, receives an unconventional release. Anyone got a VHS player I can borrow?

Who wants to go in on this with me? Private island 60 miles from NYC asks $850K Not convinced? Watch this video.

Is it a rabbit or a bird? 

Exploring the Montreal That Leonard Cohen Loved

Way Before Roller Coasters, Russians Zipped Down Enormous Ice Slides 

In Men, It’s Parkinson’s. In Women, It’s Hysteria. An interesting article on gender bias in neurology.

Anthropodermic bibliopegy Yuck!

Average TSA wait times in the 25 busiest U.S. airports in 2018

 A new word for an old practice:  ‘breadcrumbing’

Living #Ferguson These are the voices of people who are directly touched by the systemic inequities exposed after Michael Brown’s death. Via Blort

Another fact I wouldn't know if it weren't for the internet: 7 Up contained lithium from its inception in 1929 until 1948

What Fruits and Veggies Looked Like Before Domestication

Downton Abbey Cast Reverses Their Roles Can't wait to see the movie! (Did you know that Lady Mary is my cousin by marriage?)

The easy way to season cast iron I've been doing it wrong.

Colossal coconut crabs may hold clue to Amelia Earhart fate

170 Cars Perform Simultaneous Burnouts To Set New World Record

Egguins are a real thing.

Why don't we all just move to Paris?  Parisian Dream Pads For Sale

Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore shares his favourite songs ever (and there's a playlist) Via TMN

Extreme Ironing: The Insane Sport You Probably Never Knew About

Marilyn Monroe Recounts Her Harrowing Experience in a Psychiatric Ward (1961) 

Alberta, Canada's oil sands the world's most destructive oil operation—and it's growing

One-room hotel Trunk House includes Tokyo's tiniest disco

Who is the best customer ever?  A tale of one-upmanship.

'You're the guy with the ball to the crotch' - The inside story behind the funniest baseball card ever made. Thanks Bruce!

Plastics: What’s Recyclable, What Becomes Trash — And Why

The Angry Raisins? Mistranslated Book Titles Contest