Sunday, July 26, 2020

Sunday Links

Wooden Figure Of A Lady With Built-In Clavichord And Draws, c. 1780, Germany (above) Very strange.

Robert Mahar's Pinterest account is indeed a Wunderkammer Via Memo of the Air

Six Cats Under: You are a cat lady who has died. Your challenge as a ghost is to get the cats to free themselves from your apartment. Via Miss Cellania

This is sweet: When Your Outdoor Harp Session Turns Into a Disney Movie

This converted 19th-century print house in London is full of character. I love the pair of stuffed peacocks.

The Winganon Space Capsule: Oklahoma, We Have A Problem

Easy peasy DIY: Make a teddy bear out of a towel. Via Memo of the Air

Visit Cats In Art History, a virtual exhibit.

This villa in the Costa Rican jungle is breathtaking.

Update on the urgent race to develop a #COVID19 vaccine  It's not a slam-dunk. Thanks Bruce!

Social distancing signs and posters: how many kangaroos is 1.5m? 

Trailblazing Example of Accessible Design: The Laurent House in Rockford, Illinois, was built 40 years before the Americans with Disabilities Act became law. It's beautiful.

The Class Of RBG: The remarkable stories of the nine other women in the Harvard Law class of ’59. Thanks Bruce!

London has never been this quiet in 2,000 years 

Bas Uterwijk uses AI to create portraits of famous historical figures This has made the rounds this week. It is worth a look if you haven't seen it.

The Victorian Spork 

You are poet William Carlos Williams. It is late at night and you are hungry.  Gotta Eat The Plums! 

Now they tell me! Why Painting Walls Gray Is a Mistake 

The Handwritten First Draft of Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing

Photographs that document the changing prairies of the Canadian West 

You wouldn't have to circle the block for hours looking for a parking space if you had this Folding Car

What 100 Writers Have Been Reading During Quarantine

The untold stories of a working-class East London borough that pioneered rave culture

The Spawning Of Big Mouth Billy Bass Via MeFi

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