Sunday, February 05, 2023

Sunday Links

The Corset X-Rays of Dr. Ludovic O'Followell (1908) via Memo Of The Air

A Brief History Of The BT Tower We've stayed in this London neighbourhood often and always used the tower as a landmark to find our way home. (Less messy and more reliable than a trail of breadcrumbs.)

Explore the world and paintings of  Johannes Vermeer

Cat friends or cat foes? Sometimes it's hard to tell. (via Miss Cellania)

Toys for grownups: Build an itty bitty home and furnishings with mini building supplies (via Colossal)

Why we all need subtitles now Apparently I'm not the only one who keeps the subtitles on when I watch tv.

The new etiquette: How to text, tip, ghost, host, and generally exist in polite society today.

The Cinema Cartography's list of the 30 Greatest Films. I've seen half of them. Now I want to see the rest. 

Isobelle Ouzman creates beautiful complex sculptures from discarded books.

Why Italian cheesemakers buried their pecorino Covid had closed restaurants and public markets, skyrocketed production costs and curbed public spending. Worried his cheese would spoil, he did what his ancestors did hundreds of years ago. (via Perfect for Roquefort Cheese)

Moss and Fog's list of organizations dedicated to delivering news directly to your inbox without bias.

Genius or a monster? The last days of the most hated reporter in Hollywood.

Medical Detection Dogs (UK) has trained dogs to use their sense of smell to sniff out 28 different types of disease/disorder or a change in a disease/disorder status that could lead to a health emergency. (Via Laughing Squid)

watchmeforever is an AI- generated Seinfeld. Some people find it addictive.

The most complicated house ever built? Arragon Mooar House includes unconventional features, from chandeliers so technical that a new type of wire had to be manufactured to power them, to a three-dimensional atrium floor precision engineered into the shape of a dahlia. (Via Things Magazine)

We Fight Injustice London's new Museum Of Homelessness is expected to open later this year.


  1. Anonymous7:54 pm

    The new etiquette is nonsense, nothing but her personal preferences, not to be taken seriously as a guide, and I vehemently disagree with a couple of them.

    1. I agree with at least half of the suggestions.