Sunday, June 23, 2024

Sunday Links

When I was in elementary school diagramming sentences was my superpower but I never created anything as complex as these diagrams at the The Public Domain Review (image above)

57 sandwiches that define New York City (NYT gift article)

An out-of-place artifact (OOPArt or oopart) is an artifact of historical, archaeological, or paleontological interest that is claimed to have been found in an unusual context, which someone claims to challenge conventional historical chronology by its presence in that context. (via Things Magazine)

 The Craft of Translation: See how a translator carries a book from one language to another, line by line. (NYTgift link)

Poor little guy: He was like, who brought me here? (Via blort)

Dentist Discovers Human-Like Jawbone and Teeth in a Floor Tile at His Parents' Home

You can stay at La Pitchoune, the house Julia Child built in 1965 in the hills above the Côte d’Azur.

Meet Kevin: The Tallest Dog in the World

Quanta Magazine: European beech trees more than 1,500 kilometers apart all drop their fruit at the same time in a grand synchronization event now linked to the summer solstice.

Hajj Pilgrimage: More Than 1,170 Pilgrims Die in Scorching Heat 

A desert-island fantasy in Sweden Part of the Värmdö archipelago, on Kanholms fjord, the slender skerry comes with a suite of cottages designed by Stockholm architect John Robert Nilsson.

Mubble Fubbles: Six words to pack for your summer holiday.

This semi-autobiographical short story written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman in 1892 after a severe bout of postpartum psychosis changed women’s medicine.

A photographer was disqualified from an image contest after his real photograph of a flamingo won in the AI image category.

One hundred dreamland 45s: The Exotica Project is that impossibly obscure mambo-jazz "jungle" title or landlocked guitar combo's b-side version of "Caravan." Les Baxter, Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman and Yma Sumac are only the tip of exotica. (via Things Magazine)

How to make yogurt biscuits without a recipe

Imagine if after Oppenheimer successfully detonated the first atomic bomb, the rest of the world had just shrugged its shoulders and carried on as normal. Music Just Changed Forever

Culinary fusion: These Chaat Dogs look like they’d be fun to make for a summer get together. 

WebCollage creates collages out of random images found on the Web. Clicking on one of the images in the collage will take you to the page on which it was found. (via Perfect for Roquefort Cheese)

Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin theatre reopens after five-year restoration

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