Monday 30th May 2016
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Tuesday links

seven magic mountains

  • This place. (Visual News)
  • These pictures by recent nominees for membership in the legendary Magnum photo agency are just absolutely stunning. (Slate)
  • The answer to the question of what dogs see when they look in the mirror is surprisingly complicated. (The Science of Us)
  • Bryan Cranston, making the funny. (Laughing Squid)
  • And finally: this piece on  alternate emojis for the female experience is a laugh riot. Thanks to loyal reader Raina Cox for sending it along. (The Guardian)




Posted on May 24th, 2016 3 Comments

Monday links

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  • These photos on Central Park were taken with an infrared lens and they are gorgeous. (Laughing Squid)
  • Morrissey being Morrissey. (Flavorwire)
  • There are cat people, and then there are cat people. (Atlas Obscura)
  • This slideshow of vintage beauty products is quite satisfying. (Smithsonian)
  • This infographic of the minimum income it takes to live in each state is not uninteresting. (Mental Floss)


Posted on May 23rd, 2016 4 Comments

Friday links

roller rink

  • Love these photos depicting life at a Florida roller rink in the 70s. (Kottke)
  • Why New Yorkers love to wear black. (The Cut)
  • Oops. (Time)
  • “Everything is copy,” and more memorable quotes from Nora Ephron on the occasion of what would have been her 75th birthday. (Man Repeller)
  • The history of the Mary Kay pink cadillac. (Mental Floss)
Posted on May 20th, 2016 11 Comments

Wednesday links


Posted on May 18th, 2016 2 Comments

Monday links

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  • Gorgeous minimalist posters of  iconic libraries. (Co.Design)
  • Special for your Monday morning: a supercut of Matthew McConaughey making weird noises. (Laughing Squid)
  • This deep-dig into how a certain presumptive Republican nominee (it pains me even to type his name) has treated the women in his orbit is an appalling must-read. (NY Times)
  • Really, it’s all about the headline on this one. (Mental Floss)
  • How the Black Panthers invented The Jeffersons. (Dangerous Minds)
Posted on May 16th, 2016 13 Comments

Friday links


  • Amy Schumer, telling it like it is. (The Cut)
  • Burger King just opened a spa in one of their restaurants, because why not? (Time)
  • What happens when you find out your parents are actually Russian Spies. (Guardian)
  • My current favorite smarty-pants feminist thinker is Andi Zeisler; here is an excerpt from her new book We Were Feminists Once(Dame)
  • Also quite smart: Amanda Peet on why she’ll never get botox. (Lenny Letter)
Posted on May 13th, 2016 18 Comments