Thursday, March 25, 2021

Friday Links!

Leading off this week, and it's outstanding: A Maya ambassador’s grave reveals his surprisingly difficult life.

This is absolutely searing: Philip Roth’s Revenge Fantasy.

From Meg McReynolds, and this is an excellent way to get people to stop talking to you: How to Talk to People About Their Outdoor Activities. Also, derps: Ministry Of Silly Naps: Dogs are Weird.

From Wally, and I'm okay with it if they're okay with it: Why Rhinos Fly Upside Down Over Namibia. FUBAR: Artists report discovering their work is being stolen and sold as NFTs. I feel like it's disappointing unless you can play all of them at once: Today In Life Choices That Are Either Questionable or Awesome or Both

From Scott Gould, and it seems accurate: That Scene in a Christopher Nolan Film When You Give Up Trying to Follow the Story

From C. Lee, and it's fascinating: Holding heavy objects makes us see things as more important. This is a terrific read: Post-Covid America Isn’t Going to Be Anything Like the Roaring ’20s. Well, I guess they don't have to like each other: America’s Covid Swab Supply Depends on Two Cousins Who Hate Each Other. This is potentially stunning: Kathleen Folbigg: Could science free Australian jailed for killing babies?  A remarkable story: Asia's richest man, a bomb scare and a murder in India. Farewell to a badass: Ken Kelly, a Black space engineer and L.A. housing advocate, dies at 92. This is a fantastic podcast episode: La Brega: Basketball Warriors (the Puerto Rican national basketball team).

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