Saturday 30th May 2015
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Wednesday links

flannery stamp

Posted on May 27th, 2015 3 Comments

Tuesday links

hollywood blvd

 

Posted on May 26th, 2015 3 Comments

Thursday links

30 Rock - Season 7 Tina Fey as Liz Lemon

Posted on May 21st, 2015 10 Comments

Tuesday links

putin pinup

  • These portraits of college aged girls who worship Putin as a pinup are genius. (Flavorwire)
  • Feel guilty no more, working moms! Your daughters will grow up to earn more. (The Frisky)
  • I swore I wouldn’t do any more Mad Men links, but this one of all the best nighties ever worn on the series just made me too happy. (The Cut)
  • Turns out there’s an actual reason why some of us (cough) are horrible with names. (The Science of Us)
  • These fast food worker/activists took pictures of their lives to illustrate what it looks like to live on less than $15 an hour. (Slate)

 

Posted on May 19th, 2015 No Comments

Monday links

insect mosaic

  • Really quite stunning mosaics composed of insects. (Atlas Obscura)
  • Famous last meals. (The Atlantic)
  • Self-driving cars are one step closer to totally happening, and this will never stop freaking me out. (Mental Floss)
  • Talk about a high/low career: genius cartoonist Art Spiegelman (frequent contributor to the New Yorker and author of the graphic novel Maus) was the creative force behind Wacky Packages. (Dangerous Minds)
  • Fascinating, but possibly not the wisest click-through for hypochondriacs: What your fingernails are telling you about your health. (Visual News)
Posted on May 18th, 2015 2 Comments

Friday links

sally draper

  • Quiz Time! On the eve of its final episode: Are you a Mad Men superfan? (Vulture)
  • And: these recollections by various feminist writers about the show’s most exhilarating and heartbreaking moments is fantastic.
  • On the one hand, I find the notion of a piece about the 25 most influential marriages of all time to be on the silly side; on the other hand, I enjoyed it thoroughly. (Time)
  • Am I the only one who loves looking at pictures of really cool swimming pools? (Atlas Obscura)
  • Southwest Airlines, being the worst again. (Jezebel)

 

 

Posted on May 15th, 2015 No Comments

Thursday links

 

ice cream sandwich

 

 

Posted on May 14th, 2015 No Comments

Monday links

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Posted on May 11th, 2015 3 Comments

Tuesday links

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  • Clever. (Time)
  • Can’t recall the last time there were so many wildass-crazy red carpet looks at the Met Ball. (The Cut)
  • Sixteen fun facts about Sixteen Candles, the one teen movie I will still always brake for when it’s on cable. (Mental Floss)
  • Progress: Smith College will now admit transgender women. (Jezebel)
  • These color photos from 1913 look so modern it’s a little freaky. (Mashable)

 

Posted on May 5th, 2015 7 Comments

Monday links

circus poster

  • Excellent vintage circus poster art. (Flavorwire)
  • Perhaps you have already tried the Microsoft website that guesses your age. It is—if not entirely accurate—a hoot. (Time)
  • These ads from a December 1881 issue of Scientific American are so weird and cool. (Mental Floss)
  • On the occasion of his 40th birthday, here’s one for all the fans of David Beckham (and his hair). (ESPN)
  • And finally: the most wackadoo hats from this year’s Kentucky Derby. (Detroit Free Press)
Posted on May 4th, 2015 6 Comments