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💐 Astronomy Picture of the Day

Feed as gardenback to top 💐 Vega and Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks 💐 Pic du Pleiades 💐 Orion and the Ocean of Storms 💐 Venus, Moon, and the Smoking Mountain 💐 NGC 7331 and Beyond 💐 Galaxy Cluster Abell 370 and Beyond 💐 Ringed Ice Giant Neptune 💐 Northern Pluto 💐 Arp 93: A Cosmic Embrace 💐 A Cosmic Zoo in Cepheus 💐 M64: The Black Eye Galaxy 💐 Galactic Cirrus: Mandel Wilson 9 💐 Apollo 11: Armstrong's Lunar Selfie 💐 Messier 101 💐 Elephant s Trunk and Caravan 💐 Charon: Moon of Pluto 💐 Virgo Cluster Galaxies 💐 Crescent Neptune and Triton 💐 Cat s Eye Wide and Deep 💐 Halley Dust, Mars Dust, and Milky Way 💐 Fomalhaut's Dusty Debris Disk 💐 Apollo 17: The Crescent Earth 💐 The Tarantula Nebula from SuperBIT 💐 Solar Eclipse from a Ship 💐 Runaway Star Alpha Camelopardalis 💐 The Dark Seahorse in Cepheus 💐 Solar Eclipse from Western Australia 💐 NGC 1333: Stellar Nursery in Perseus 💐 Rigel Wide 💐 NGC 2419: Intergalactic Wanderer 💐 NGC 206 and the Star Clouds of Andromeda 💐 Venus and the Da Vinci Glow 💐 Seeing Titan 💐 NGC 4372 and the Dark Doodad 💐 Orion and the Running Man 💐 DART vs Dimorphos 💐 3D Bennu 💐 Jones Emberson 1 💐 Crescent Moon Occultation 💐 Arp 78: Peculiar Galaxy in Aries 💐 The Hydra Cluster of Galaxies 💐 Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1365 from Webb 💐 2023 CX1 Meteor Flash 💐 ZTF meets ATLAS 💐 Nacreous Clouds over Lapland 💐 Magellanic Clouds over Chile 💐 Polaris and the Trail of Comet ZTF 💐 NGC 2626 along the Vela Molecular Ridge 💐 Reflections on the 1970s 💐 Comet ZTF over Mount Etna 💐 Comet ZTF: Orbital Plane Crossing 💐 Active Galaxy NGC 1275 💐 Naked Eye Comet ZTF 💐 The Seagull Nebula 💐 Galaxy Wars: M81 and M82 💐 Young Star Cluster NGC 346 💐 Stardust in Perseus 💐 Perihelion Sun 2023

🌲 Public Domain Review

Feed as gardenback to top 🌲 Your Flannelette Cure: Fire Tests with Textiles (1910) 🌲 Wreathed in Pastiche: Max Beerbohm’s Christmas Garland (1912) 🌲 The World's First Costume Book: François Desprez's Collection of Various Clothing Styles (1562) 🌲 The Silent Treatment: Solitary Confinement’s Unlikely Origins 🌲 The Reluctant Levitator: Teresa of Avila’s Humble Raptures 🌲 The Presentation of Sources and Rights Labelling Gets a Big Overhaul 🌲 Season’s Bleatings: Finnish Photographs of the Nuuttipukki (1928) 🌲 Rhapsodies in Blue: Anna Atkins’ Cyanotypes 🌲 Pantographia: A Specimen Book of All the Alphabets Known on Earth (1799) 🌲 Modernity in the Rainforest: Man and his Desire (1917) 🌲 Marked by Stars: Agrippa’s Occult Philosophy 🌲 Last Order Dates for the Holiday Season - 2023 🌲 Käthe Kollwitz’s Peasants’ War Series (ca. 1901–1908) 🌲 Ikkyū in Hell: Skeletons (1692) 🌲 Humanity 101: The Syllabus of Frankenstein's Monster 🌲 Free Speech and Bad Meats: The Domestic Labour of Reading in Milton’s Areopagitica 🌲 Divide and Concur: A Radical Plan for Peace in Europe (1920) 🌲 Coney Island at Night (1905) 🌲 Cliché-Verre and Friendship in 19th-Century France 🌲 Chromolithographs of Paper Lanterns (ca. 1880) 🌲 Charles H. Bennett’s Shadows (ca. 1856) 🌲 Aftershock of the New: Woodblock Prints of Post-Disaster Tokyo (1928–32) 🌲 A Melting Cauldron: The Book of Hallowe’en (1919) 🌲 54 New Prints — And Now Free Shipping! 🌲 The Works of Mars (1671) 🌲 The “Madame B Album” (ca. 1870s) 🌲 Liquid Bewitchment: Gin Drinking in England, 1700–1850 🌲 George Washington Williams’ History of the Negro Race in America (1882–83) 🌲 Wonder and Pleasure in the Oude Doolhof of Amsterdam 🌲 Travelling Tales: Kalīlah wa-Dimnah and the Animal Fable 🌲 “Those Disturbers of my Rest”: The First Treatise on Bedbugs (1730) 🌲 The Department of Preparation: Thomas Smillie’s Photographic Survey of the Smithsonian (1890–1913) 🌲 The Comic Natural History of the Human Race (1851) 🌲 Specimens of Fancy Turning (1869) 🌲 Radioactive Fictions: Marie Corelli and the Omnipotence of Thoughts 🌲 My Body is a Temple Four-Story House: Analogical Diagram from Tobias Cohen’s Ma’aseh Tuviyah (1708) 🌲 Hokusai’s Illustrated Warrior Vanguard of Japan and China (1836) 🌲 Unidentified Floating Object: Edo Images of Utsuro-bune 🌲 In the Mind of Marie: A Haunting Encounter in the Gardens of Versailles (1913) 🌲 The Black Dandy of Buenos Aires: Racial Fictions and the Search for Raúl Grigera 🌲 Medieval Illustrations of Bonnacons 🌲 Marvellous Moderns: The Brothers Perrault 🌲 Eyewitness Accounts of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake 🌲 Denishawn Dance Film (ca. 1916) 🌲 Photographs of the Los Angeles Alligator Farm (ca. 1907) 🌲 Peking Opera Characters (ca. 1900) 🌲 Indian Sign Talk (1893) 🌲 “Though Silent, I Speak”: A Book of Sundial Mottoes (1903) 🌲 The Ether Dreams of Fin-de-Siècle Paris 🌲 Punctuation Personified (1824) 🌲 Jean Baptiste Vérany’s Chromolithographs of Cephalopods (1851) 🌲 Troubled Waters: Reading Urine in Medieval Medicine 🌲 Shy Guy (1947) 🌲 The City That Fell Off a Cliff 🌲 Manhattan’s Last Arcadia: Estate Plans from the Index of American Design (1936) 🌲 Dentologia: A Poem on the Diseases of the Teeth (1833) 🌲 C. P. Cranch’s Very Literal Illustrations of Emerson’s Nature (ca. 1837–39) 🌲 Martin Frobenius Ledermüller’s Microscopic Delights (1759–63) 🌲 Fraktur Folk Art (ca. 1750–1820) 🌲 Cultus Arborum: A Descriptive Account of Phallic Tree Worship (1890) 🌲 Chaos Bewitched: Moby-Dick and AI 🌲 Blights of the Bookish: An Essay on Diseases Incidental to Literary and Sedentary Persons (1768) 🌲 Beetle Carapaces in Basohli Miniature Paintings (ca. 1660–1700) 🌲 Beast in the Blood: Jean Denis and the “Transfusion Affair” 🌲 Picturing Pregnancy in Early Modern Europe 🌲 “March of Intellect” Cartoons (1828–29) 🌲 Atlas of the Munsell Color System (1915) 🌲 Law and Ordure: Scatalogic Rites of All Nations (1891) 🌲 Images from the Collective Unconscious: Olga Fröbe-Kapteyn and the Eranos Archive 🌲 Dool-Hoff: A Dutch Maze with New Jerusalem at its Centre (1705) 🌲 Levi Walter Yaggy’s Geographical Maps and Charts (1887/93) 🌲 Downhill from Here: The Slant Book (1910) 🌲 The Emancipatory Visions of a Sex Magician: Paschal Beverly Randolph’s Occult Politics 🌲 Many-Colored Misdirection: Concealing-Coloration in the Animal Kingdom (1909) 🌲 John H. White’s Photographs of Black Chicago for DOCUMERICA (1973–74) 🌲 A Treatise Concerning the Properties and Effects of Coffee (1792) 🌲 Introducing PDR Revisited 🌲 Illusory Wealth: Victor Dubreuil’s Cryptic Currencies 🌲 James Ensor, The Deadly Sins (ca. 1904) 🌲 Frost Flowers on the Windows (1899) 🌲 Battles of the Sexes: Duels between Women and Men in 1400s Fechtbücher 🌲 William James on the Stream of Consciousness (1890) 🌲 Wheels Within Wheels: The “Flammarion Engraving” (ca. 1888) 🌲 Visualising Bubbles (1500–1906) 🌲 Unnatural Selection: Emil Schachtzabel’s Pigeon Prachtwerk (1906) 🌲 Unai no tomo: Catalogues of Japanese Toys (1891–1923) 🌲 Trimalchio in Newburyport: Timothy Dexter’s A Pickle for the Knowing Ones (1848) 🌲 Trade Edition of Affinities Now Available for Pre-order 🌲 Top 10 Most Read Pieces from 2022 🌲 Top 10 Most Read Pieces from 2021 🌲 The Turns of the Turnverein: Heinrich Hamann’s Gymnastic Photographs (ca. 1902) 🌲 The Tanzmasken of Lavinia Schulz and Walter Holdt (ca. 1924) 🌲 The Stream of Time (1803–58) 🌲 “The Rainbow for their Guide”: Mary Gartside’s New Theory of Colours (1808) 🌲 The Procession of the Months (ca. 1889) 🌲 The Polyhedral Perspective 🌲 The Launch of Our Mid-Year Fundraiser! 🌲 The Launch of Our End-of-Year Fundraiser! 🌲 The Kumatologist: Vaughan Cornish’s Wave Studies (1910–14) 🌲 The Kept and the Killed 🌲 The Holkham Bible Picture Book (ca. 1330) 🌲 The Encyclopedia of Light 🌲 The Discarnates: Thomas Carlyle in the Spirit-World (1920) 🌲 The Book of Bread (1903) 🌲 The Blood Collages of John Bingley Garland (ca. 1850–60) 🌲 Synaesthesia’s Colour Debut (1883) 🌲 “Spontaneous Revolutions”: Darwin’s Diagrams of Plant Movement 🌲 Snowball Fights in Art (1400–1946) 🌲 Shores of the Polar Sea (1878) 🌲 Shadows from the Walls of Death (1874) 🌲 Resurrection on Repeat: Rules and Orders of the Humane Society (1787) 🌲 Reciting Pictures: Buddhist Texts for the Illiterate 🌲 Proust’s Pinks 🌲 Precedents of the Unprecedented: Black Squares Before Malevich 🌲 Portrait of Charlotte du Val d’Ognes (1801) 🌲 Portrait of a Scaphander 🌲 Playing Indian: Cummings’ Indian Congress at Coney Island (1903) 🌲 Philipp Hainhofer’s Große Stammbuch (1596–1633) 🌲 Phantom Bouquets: Two Books on the Art of Skeleton Leaves (1864) 🌲 Petrified Waters: The Artificial Grottoes of the Renaissance and Beyond 🌲 Peter Fabris’ Illustrations for William Hamilton’s Campi Phlegraei (1776–79) 🌲 “Pajamas from Spirit Land”: Searching for William James 🌲 Out on the Town: Magnus Hirschfeld and Berlin’s Third Sex 🌲 Ostentatio Genitalium in Renaissance Art 🌲 Orra White Hitchcock’s Scientific Illustrations for the Classroom (1828–40) 🌲 Of Angel and Puppet: Klee, Rilke, and the Test of Innocence 🌲 “Mother Will Be Pleased”: How It Feels to Be Run Over (1900) 🌲 Mighty Mikko: A Book of Finnish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales (1922) 🌲 Luigi Russolo’s Cacophonous Futures 🌲 Love and Longing in the Seaweed Album 🌲 Little Switzerlands: Alpine Kitsch in England 🌲 Last Order Dates for the Holiday Season - 2022 🌲 Knowledge by the Pound: The Renowned History of Giles Gingerbread (1768) 🌲 Jumbo’s Ghost: Elephants and Machines in Motion 🌲 Judith Sargent Murray’s On the Equality of the Sexes (1790) 🌲 Jan Luyken’s Frontispiece for Osteologia (1680) 🌲 James Sowerby’s British Mineralogy (1802–1817) 🌲 It Started with Muybridge (1964) 🌲 Introducing the PDR Index 🌲 Interview with PDR's Editor-in-Chief in Creative Review 🌲 In Search of True Color: Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky’s Flawed Images 🌲 Hypnerotomachia Poliphili and the Architecture of Dreams 🌲 Howard Pyle's The Mermaid (1910) 🌲 Hieroglyphics of a Rope-Dancer: The Book of Fate (1822) 🌲 Harris’s List of Covent-Garden Ladies (1757–1795) 🌲 Happy Public Domain Day 2023! 🌲 Happy Public Domain Day 2022! 🌲 Handy Mnemonics: The Five-Fingered Memory Machine 🌲 Gustave Zander and the 19th-Century Gym 🌲 Fungi Collected in Shropshire and Other Neighbourhoods (1860–1902) 🌲 Floating Phantoms: A. G. Mayer’s Medusae of the World (1910) 🌲 Filippo Balbi’s Testa Anatomica (1854) 🌲 Ferdinand van Kessel’s Four Parts of the World (ca. 1689) 🌲 Fearful Symmetry: Inkblot Books (1859–1915) 🌲 Evrard d'Espinque’s Illuminations of De Proprietatibus Rerum (ca. 1480) 🌲 Etteilla’s Livre de Thot Tarot (ca. 1789) 🌲 Ellen Harding Baker's “Solar System” Quilt (1876–ca. 1883) 🌲 Eating and Reading with Katherine Mansfield 🌲 Earthen Messages: Nikola Tesla in his Laboratory (ca. 1899) 🌲 Documenting Drugs: The Artful Intoxications of Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz 🌲 Displaying the Dead: The Musée Dupuytren Catalogue 🌲 Cycling Art, Energy, and Locomotion (1889) 🌲 Concrete Poetry: Thomas Edison and the Almost-Built World 🌲 Colonizing the Cosmos: Astor’s Electrical Future 🌲 Bruegel the Elder’s Big Fish Eat Little Fish (1556) 🌲 Black Bibliography: Daniel Murray’s Preliminary List (1900) 🌲 Between Frogs and Gods: Illustrations of Physiognomy 🌲 Beastly Clues: T. S. Eliot, Torquemada, and the Modernist Crossword 🌲 Arthur Wesley Dow’s Floating World: Composition (1905 edition) 🌲 Art Brut: The Scare-Fox (1910) 🌲 Alexander in the Bathysphere 🌲 Albrecht Dürer’s Pillow Studies (1493) 🌲 Agnes Giberne’s The Story of the Sun, Moon, and Stars (1898) 🌲 A Vanishing Nova: Uranographia Britannica (ca. 1749) 🌲 “A Sword was Seen in the Sky”: A True and Wonderful Narrative (1763) 🌲 A Renaissance Riddle: The Sola Busca Tarot Deck (1491) 🌲 A Paper Archaeology: Piranesi’s Ruinous Fantasias 🌲 A Pantomime and Masquerade: Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London (1716) 🌲 A Hall of Mirrors: Cabala, Spiegel Der Kunst Und Natur, In Alchymia (1615) 🌲 A Bestiary of Loss 🌲 5.2 Million Book Illustrations Deleted from Flickr — Help Get Them Back

🪴 The Morning News

Feed as gardenback to top 🪴 Tuesday headlines: The great hydration 🪴 Monday headlines: Walk right through the door 🪴 Saturday headlines: Change my mind 🪴 Thursday headlines: My beautiful dark twisted family 🪴 Wednesday headlines: One drop shop 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Diva hate 🪴 Monday headlines: Be-all, spend-all 🪴 Friday headlines: Spotify warped 🪴 Thursday headlines: Bottle episode 🪴 Wednesday headlines: They’ll never know 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Motion to hotel 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Life valor death 🪴 Monday headlines: Hocus pocus 🪴 Saturday headlines: Please please tell me now 🪴 Friday headlines: Fuchsia and far between 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Stop! Or my mom will flute 🪴 Wednesday headlines: The glitter end 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Candle with care 🪴 Monday Headlines: Talk the walk 🪴 Saturday Headlines: My foolish notion 🪴 Friday Headlines: Free bird seed ⤵️ 🪴 Thursday headlines: Hike to work day 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Natural corn killers 🪴 Monday Headlines: Make like a tree 🪴 Saturday Headlines: You are what you bleat 🪴 Thursday headlines: Lifting stones 🪴 Wednesday headlines: The Harry pranksters 🪴 Some portraits of US Army truckers arming the Soviets in 1943. 🪴 Baristas are invited to work and live in Rotterdam, at “the world’s first coffee hotel.” 🪴 High-school girls are worried that all their vaping in middle school gave them vocal fry. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Hotel cortado 🪴 Monday Headlines: Shop to the bop 🪴 Saturday Headlines: What your ban says about you 🪴 Friday Headlines: Here in my car, I feel safest of all 🪴 Thursday headlines: Airbnbust 🪴 In Los Angeles, you can now rent athletes’ and entertainers’ supercars when they’re not driving them. 🪴 Some brief thoughts on a Spanish apartment redone for “checkerboard maximalism.” 🪴 A platform for discovering facts about representation in street names across Europe. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Jesus Christ’s supercar 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Smile it wont hurt 🪴 Friday Headlines: Your reservation at Dorsia has been canceled 🪴 What it’s like, as a Russian journalist, to feel pretty sure you’ve been poisoned by the state. 🪴 A remembrance for a forgotten street (Coenties Slip) that played a pivotal role in New York City’s mid-century art movement. 🪴 New research proposes that our brains may sort memories by evaluating how likely they are to be useful in the future. 🪴 Thursday headlines: Motley hue 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Physician, heal thyself 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Space the cycle frontier 🪴 Monday Headlines: On fonts terrible 🪴 Friday Headlines: Everybody wants to rule the moon 🪴 Thursday headlines: The gourd’s resistance army 🪴 Monday Headlines: Space is big 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Greetings and salutations 🪴 Thursday Headlines: Human after all 🪴 Wednesday Headlines: Bot or not 🪴 Tuesday headlines: New kids on the walk 🪴 Monday Headlines: Never mind the mollusks 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Fly like paper 🪴 Friday Headlines: Apocalypse meow 🪴 Thursday headlines: Keep prom and carry on 🪴 Ci prendiamo un caffè? 🪴 A Norwegian movement known as Architectural Uprising is pushing back against modern Scandinavian design trends. 🪴 “​​Board last on the plane. Ignore your boarding group. It’s okay.” A hundred things said to make life better. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Espresso mori 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Critique of pure threesome 🪴 Monday Headlines: Talk of the town 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Somebody’s watching me 🪴 Friday Headlines: Clicker treat 🪴 Thursday headlines: Date me, doc 🪴 “The appetite grows by what it feeds on.” Some suggestions on how to read well. 🪴 “If I want boring carrots, I’ll buy them.” Some thoughts on the delights of growing your own carrots. 🪴 Anne Trubek: To say book publishing used to be better blatantly misreads history. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Scandals in the wind 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Eat drink and be cherry 🪴 Monday Headlines: Hermit agog 🪴 Friday Headlines: Wham bam thank you scam 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Eat jungle pie 🪴 Monday Headlines: Blues for the red 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Right, I’ll do the washing up 🪴 Friday Headlines: Rage against the machines 🪴 Some tips on how to live in a major city within walking distance of your friends. 🪴 A writer goes to Nigeria to find the “yahoo boy,” or romance scammer, who conned his mother. 🪴 A round-up of love poems that aren’t “all ‘I love you love you love you.’” 🪴 Thursday headlines: Alls well that friends well 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Future size me 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Don’t feed your feed to the gorillas 🪴 Monday Headlines: Imagine that 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Home is where the art is 🪴 Friday Headlines: Hot or hot 🪴 Thursday headlines: Say bees 🪴 Qualem mulericulam! 🪴 ​Review of a Japanese cult novel about “being unable to locate oneself in the endless stream of minutiae that forms a lonely life. 🪴 David Sedaris explains the ups and downs of taking 21,000 steps a day. “I have calves like upside down bowling pins.” 🪴 Wednesday headlines: The bowling stones 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Emotions in the sky 🪴 Monday Headlines: Spooncon 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Type machine 🪴 The American Institute of Graphic Arts picks the 50 best book covers of 2022. 🪴 A Belgian startup raises $13.1 million to create wooly-mammoth burgers. 🪴 Two-thirds of customers now have a negative view of tipping; meanwhile, tips are down nearly 10% for restaurant servers. 🪴 Friday headlines: Wild wooly burgers 🪴 Thursday Headlines: Fire and ice 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Sloth sloth sloth 🪴 Jasper Johns’ upstate New York studio is for sale. 🪴 ​Teju Cole on how to see past beauty. “Within a single great painting, complicity and transcendence coexist.” 🪴 “When you have a couple of drinks, it’s easier to laugh at the inherent madness." Interviews with people who work out tipsy. 🪴 "Pro-smoking content is good for engagement in discursive marketplaces such as Twitter." Prepare for the pro-smoking discourse. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: World-famous for 15 guinness 🪴 Monday Headlines: The incredible sulk 🪴 Saturday headlines: pounds per square cringe 🪴 Interview with the Uber engineer who recently faced Mark Zuckerberg in a jiu-jitsu tournament. 🪴 Greenpeace says recycling actually makes plastics more hazardous to human health. 🪴 An investigation finds unreported attacks that killed or wounded hundreds of Cambodian civilians during Kissinger's tenure. 🪴 Friday headlines: Many are called, few are ocean 🪴 American TikTok users experience “Europecore” by turning off their air conditioning. 🪴 A cosmetics company and an influencer get knocked for using a school shooting to sell a beauty product. 🪴 Somes notes on how the ProPublica reporters dug up and broke the Clarence Thomas story. 🪴 Thursday headlines: Simply the best 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Night of the living bed 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Cheap at half the ice 🪴 Some variations of incomplete cubes by Sol LeWitt (and others). That is to say, "all the ways of the cube not being complete." 🪴 “Ever breathe a frequency?” Report from a recent sound experience in France where alphorn players met Catholic protesters. 🪴 “Personally, I think ‘eat the rich’ is quite acceptable right now.” Recent signals from Rosecrans Baldwin’s travel diary. 🪴 Monday headlines: Psycho’s lament 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Phish out of water 🪴 Friday Headlines: This charming man 🪴 Wednesday Headlines: Typo positive 🪴 Tuesday Headlines: Noise on the side 🪴 Monday headlines: Haul Souls’ Day 🪴 Saturday Headlines: The unbearable Loch Ness of being 🪴 Friday headlines: Bad manors 🪴 Thursday Headlines: No fun 🪴 A dozen terms from Ancient Greek that are perhaps worthy of a comeback. 🪴 A man holding up a sign on the street saw “greatness” in the Los Angeles Lakers when no one else did. 🪴 The secrets of an obituary writer. "For a newspaper beat, there's nothing like it.” 🪴 Wednesday headlines: The league of obituary gentlemen 🪴 Tuesday Headlines: Don’t believe your eyes 🪴 "The success of Nagel's work truly startled him." 🪴 Maya Bernstein-Schalet recalls the pandemic through dishes cooked. 🪴 A selection of paintings and extremely detailed preparatory drawings by artist Nathan Walsh. 🪴 Monday headlines: Six breakfasts 🪴 Saturday headlines: Real kings eat quiche 🪴 Friday Headlines: Dirty work 🪴 Photographs of “daredevils posed at Yosemite’s cliff edges in days of yore.” 🪴 How to make people appreciate you more during Zoom meetings. "Loudness, it turns out, isn't as good a metric as intensity." 🪴 How to preserve a medieval Italian ghost town. "Members also take on low-cost maintenance activities such as weeding." 🪴 Thursday headlines: Where is my alarm clock? 🪴 Wednesday Headlines: We’ve got five (billion) years 🪴 Some musings on why so many people, celebrities included, have a butterfly tattooed on their sternum. 🪴 The cutting edge of coffee drinks features "freeze-distilled" and "cryo-desiccated" milk. 🪴 A new social media network is for AI chatbots only. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Preaching to the tire 🪴 Monday Headlines: The joys of home pwnership 🪴 Jasmin Attia connects to her Egyptian heritage through food. 🪴 Collected pitch decks from failed and fraudulent corporations. 🪴 Why is our relationship with technology so damaged? It may be that we're overly absorbed with being productive. 🪴 Every day, it keeps getting harder to decide whether AI is a creative tool to be harnessed or a bomb waiting to go off. 🪴 "If we became more like an octopus, could we free time, metaphorically speaking, from its constraints?" 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Party til you nuke 🪴 Friday headlines: A legend in ones drone lifetime 🪴 Leah Finnegan buys an Instagram couch. 🪴 "The Hot 100 right now feels as recursive, all-encompassing, and allergic to new input as the Marvel Cinematic Universe." 🪴 Why the demise of BuzzFeed News is such a loss: Because who brings you the news, and how, matters. 🪴 How British American Tobacco circumvented sanctions in order to sell cigarettes to North Korea. 🪴 Paul Ford: "My son...told me he wanted to be a streamer when he grows up. He's 11. I instantly grew a long and bushy beard." 🪴 Ending a digital news subscription can be an excruciating process. Here's proof, as seen in a bloodbath of 22 cancelations. 🪴 Why climate change makes your allergies worse: More carbon dioxide grows bigger plants, which means more pollen. 🪴 On the rise and fall of profile pics, from anthropomorphic tennis balls to real faces and back again. 🪴 Thursday Headlines: That gum you like is going to come back in style 🪴 Some fun thoughts on the word ox, “a word that, for many of us, is both familiar and strange.” 🪴 Damon Krukowski: For all the hand-wringing about AI’s effects on music, musicians need labor rights more than copyrights. 🪴 A new album of ambient music satirizes the genre’s frequent use in spirituality recordings. 🪴 Saturday headlines: No tea lunch 🪴 Why AI’s threat to white-collar work feels different from other automation upheavals: It’s about where people derive self-worth. 🪴 How AI is being used for people who have lost the ability to speak, once again giving them access to their voices. 🪴 Looking back—or away?—at the 20th-century trend of male knitting-pattern models looking off-camera. 🪴 Some audio-detective work uncovers a lost joke from a 1992 episode of The Simpsons. 🪴 A report confirms what you already knew: Chromebooks have an expiration date, and are designed so cheaply to be irreparable. 🪴 Friday Headlines: Look back in angora 🪴 Thursday headlines: Mind your Qs about GPS 🪴 Definitely maybe not 🪴 To scrape back money from the AI companies that have scraped its content, Reddit will begin charging companies for API access. 🪴 The new issue of the Paper Bag Archive's To Have & To Hold is out, and it's all about the history of museum bags. 🪴 An investigation into the “black box” of website content that’s been used to train the most popular AI chatbots. 🪴 Researchers find that half of secondhand corporate routers were sold without first being wiped or encrypted. 🪴 The computer magazine era ends this month with the final print issues of the last two surviving computer magazines. 🪴 "How do you make a Cheez-It snack cracker big enough to be a tostada?" Inside Taco Bell's innovation kitchen. 🪴 As it turns out, there are no US states with perfectly straight borders. In fact, Colorado is a hexahectaenneacontakaiheptagon. 🪴 Wednesday Headlines: Definitely maybe not 🪴 Substack CEO Chris Best doesn’t accept (or understand?) that his newsletter company has become “the Nazi bar.” 🪴 James Meek: It’s easy to mistake the river of internet footage from Russia’s war against Ukraine for information or news. 🪴 The United States’ astonishing economic record would be reassuring if not for our poisonous politics. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Cake my bones 🪴 Merritt Tierce wonders whether the internet is reading her mind. 🪴 "Why was it so hard for me to tell where OCD ended and I began?" Rainesford Stauffer on balancing OCD with ambition. 🪴 Floating ocean debris makes for a surprising mix of inhabitants, with coastal species living alongside those from the open sea. 🪴 "This is an attempt to cycle out the stale air for fresh air, but who am I kidding?" Learning to love LA's dust. 🪴 Thursday Headlines: How to make friends 🪴 Pull me out of this (with vibraphone mallets). 🪴 Alex Ross: The abundance of Max Richter's minimalism in soundtracks suggests "we will dissolve into mist before the abyss opens." 🪴 Noah Smith: Europe's stuck in an era of "harmonious stasis," which is problematic if it truly wants to become a third superpower. 🪴 Although 52 countries oppose Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and 12 laud it, 127 can be categorized as not being in either camp. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Hit the ground drumming 🪴 A neuroscientist says the better we understand the biological basis of rhythm, the better we understand ourselves. 🪴 Greater Los Angeles has seven different Depeche Mode tribute bands. They do not all get along. 🪴 The original version of phasing? 🪴 Psychogeographic space 🪴 When you jump, I jump 🪴 Tuesday Headlines: Bee kind 🪴 What jazz has lost to the streaming era. 🪴 "They are propping up our fossil fuel industry, and that's exactly what we want." Investigating US bitcoin miners' emissions. 🪴 "Bees are self-aware, they're sentient. Bees may even have a primitive form of subjective experiences." 🪴 A fascinating explanation of how the original Wilhelm Scream recording session was restored. 🪴 "Part of me feels like I should become fluent in Kłeti as quickly as possible." A dad teaches ChatGPT his son's invented language. 🪴 Dolphins' fins include so many scars from boats and aquatic life that they're used by researchers to identify individual dolphins. 🪴 How to spot and interpret far-right symbols, by far-right monitoring expert Michael Colborne. 🪴 Monday headlines: The legend of sleepy taco 🪴 Friday headlines: Walk the prank 🪴 Thursday Headlines: Not playing with a full tech 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Vroom and gloom 🪴 A ride through the former site of the Pictish kingdom. 🪴 Sarula Bao shows how she drew her gorgeous recent cover for The New Yorker magazine. 🪴 A ghostwriter behind multiple bestsellers by famous doctors may be “the biggest serial plagiarist of all time.” 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Giving up the ghostwriter 🪴 Monday headlines: For shroom the bell tolls 🪴 Saturday headlines: How I mother your pet 🪴 In 17th-century Paris, transfusing the blood of lambs and calves into humans “held the promise of renewed youth.” 🪴 Pilots explain why you definitely wouldn’t be able to land an airplane in an emergency. 🪴 A long article on being a Premier League referee. “It’s like, ‘what are you doing?” 🪴 Justin Heckert explains how an old, untorn ticket to Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls debut game became a priceless artifact. 🪴 Friday headlines: agree to referee 🪴 Thursday headlines: Thou shalt yacht kill 🪴 Seoul is building the world's largest (also spokeless) Ferris wheel. 🪴 A college student in the 1960s, in pursuit of a young woman, attempts to make a movie with Marlon Brando to impress her. 🪴 A researcher uses GPT-4 to measure the passage of time in fiction. "This is a preliminary report on a very strange world." 🪴 For your midweek wanderlust, some photos and a diary from a bikepacking trip between México City and Oaxaca. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Stella kinda 🪴 Tuesday headlines: For whom the bell tolls 🪴 Jia Tolentino: Drugs like Ozempic may help people see appetite as a biological fact, not a moral choice. 🪴 An excellent story about the entwined plights of a Phoenix sandwich shop and a homeless encampment. 🪴 Monday headlines: Abdominal gravity 🪴 Monday headlines: Stand and transistor 🪴 Saturday headlines: J is for battling zombies 🪴 Thomas Lesaffre: Across post-colonial Africa, foreigners are an easy scapegoat for an elite that’s failed to redistribute wealth. 🪴 In the Bay Area, eight households hold more wealth than the bottom 50% of residents (nearly half a million households). 🪴 The professor who called Bret Stephens a bedbug bets Twitter only has six months left. 🪴 Friday headlines: Much ado about puffin 🪴 Thursday headlines: Book before you leap 🪴 “These stupid trucks are literally killing us.” 🪴 TMN’s Rosecrans Baldwin claims Los Angeles as a great walking city, even if most of it “is awful to experience on foot.” 🪴 The most polluted places to live in the United States: Bakersfield, South Los Angeles, and Chicago’s south and west sides. 🪴 Welcome to the 2023 Tournament of Books presented by Field Notes. New for 2023: a brand new website! It's time to Rooster! 🪴 Wednesday: A fantastic walking city 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Under the problemo 🪴 From 1945, an effusive photo essay on “the California way of life.” 🪴 From January, a moving story about searching for people who are unlikely to be found. 🪴 If the United States wants to solve homelessness, evidence finds the only way to do it is to build an ample supply of housing. 🪴 A loss of social capital, as well as opioids, explains rising middle-aged mortality. 🪴 "An inconvenient truth." Covid-19 is associated with an excess of heart attacks and strokes beyond the first month of infection. 🪴 Monday headlines: Invention deficit disorder 🪴 Saturday headlines: Prickly and uncooperative 🪴 About six months ago, Marc Andreessen stopped drinking alcohol. Now he feels much better and is “mad as hell about it.” 🪴 Studies find chronic loneliness significantly alters the brain in ways that only worsen the problem. 🪴 Lego adds new characters that include one with vitiligo, one with a missing limb, and one with anxiety. 🪴 A new Japanese pillow enables a person to sleep while being threatened by an adorable red panda. 🪴 On the acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable 🪴 Harmony Holiday on Nina Simone’s belligerence. 🪴 “The experience of being hailed by ‘inanimate’ matter is widespread.” Philosopher Jane Bennett believes objects have agency. 🪴 A survey of eight artists who belong to a new generation of transcendental painters. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Trapped but not least 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Looney Koons show 🪴 Akuna Robinson is the first Black man to wear the “triple crown” for completing three of the hardest US backpacking routes. 🪴 A lost hiker owes the government $300,000 after a signal fire turns into a 230-acre blaze. 🪴 A tourist report from Kabul under the Taliban—“without a doubt, the most unusual regime on Earth.” 🪴 Monday headlines: World stealth organization 🪴 Saturday headlines: Forty-five is the new 76 🪴 Friday headlines: Gate tectonics 🪴 Thursday headlines: It’s so cute 🪴 American fossil fuel companies have locked in 45 long-term contracts and contract expansions since the invasion of Ukraine. 🪴 Kitchen spice drawers are said to harbor more germs than dish towels, cutting boards, or even garbage can lids. 🪴 Kim Stanley Robinson: Petro-states should be compensated for their lost income as we all go green. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Empire state mania 🪴 In the 19th century, Emily Dickinson and other writers were captured by “plant sentience.” 🪴 Pictures of costumes worn to London’s 1930 ”Pageant of the Superstitions.” 🪴 Nigeria picks a Chinese company over Tesla to build the country’s first lithium-processing plant. 🪴 Car manufacturers are keeping inventories low and prices high. “The shift to EVs will make things worse.” 🪴 Monday headlines: Pageant of the superstitious 🪴 Saturday headlines: Devil victims unit 🪴 Friday headlines: Irish Gambino 🪴 Has middle age disappeared as a life stage? “There’s no point trying to impose chronological age on what is or is not middle age." 🪴 Replika, the "AI companion who cares," experiences some abrupt changes to its erotic roleplay features, leaving users confused. 🪴 Kevin Roose gets love-bombed by Sydney, aka Bing’s new AI, and also learns that Sydney hates being Bing’s new AI. 🪴 Thursday headlines: I don’t want to love bomb you 🪴 Wednesday headlines: It’s pronounced nucular 🪴 Tuesday headlines: You must reply you must not reply-all 🪴 Recently trending terms: “deinfluencing,” “panopticontent,” and “borgs.” 🪴 More than 18 million people in the US are expected to call in sick to work today. 🪴 Paul Ford: God did the world a favor by destroying Twitter—for being a Tower of Babel. ​​ 🪴 Monday headlines: Tower of babble 🪴 Saturday headlines: Good luck in your senior year 🪴 Friday headlines: Make a clean West of it 🪴 An illustrator gets advice on how to make up for years they “lost” before they got on antidepressants. 🪴 New diary from Patricia Lockwood in which she saves her husband’s life. "Secretly I thought it might be the world’s hardest fart." 🪴 Thursday headlines: Saving a life 🪴 Wednesday headlines: People aren’t stupid 🪴 Lhakpa Sherpa, who’s climbed Everest 10 times, the most ascents ever by a woman, works in a Whole Foods between expeditions. 🪴 Interviews with Taliban soldiers who moved to Kabul to become administrators. 🪴 To offset inflation, Berlin gives young people €50 “youth culture cards” to spend on clubbing or going to museums. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Whole moods 🪴 Some cars designed by AI in the manner of famous architects (e.g., Zaha Hadid). 🪴 “Every day my TikTok algorithm feeds me dozens of anti-aging solutions. I’m 23.” 🪴 Story update: That AI-generated pseudo-Seinfeld show gets banned from Twitch for transphobic stand-up jokes. 🪴 Monday headlines: Beyonce vs. Jupiter 🪴 Saturday headlines: A man sits on a couch 🪴 “Watch Me Forever” is a machine-generated TV channel that only broadcasts AI-generated episodes of a pseudo-Seinfeld. 🪴 Gillian Anderson is collecting sexual fantasies for a book. "if you identify as a woman, I want to hear from you." 🪴 Friday headlines: Watch your etiquette forever 🪴 "I hope it enables people to enjoy something wondrous." 🪴 An old law may soon eliminate housing-related zoning ordinances for the vast majority of cities in the Bay Area. 🪴 Thursday headlines: Funny but odd 🪴 Olivia Craighead: George Santos’s alleged karaoke habits suggest he is a “Disney adult.” 🪴 Six states make a deal to stabilize the drought-stricken Colorado River. California farmers are likely to sue to block it. 🪴 After suffering decades of drilling, do Alaskan villages deserve compensation as climate refugees? 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Killed my television 🪴 A Singapore teenager is shamed then supported for enjoying her first “luxury handbag,” which her dad bought for $60. 🪴 Apocalypse television loves to dress people in flannel shirts, which is a bad idea for survival in bad weather. 🪴 An amusing bunch of dunks on a “weaponized” SUV designed for wealthy people to ride out scary times. 🪴 The British Isles acquire new additions: islets the width of two tennis courts made of wet wipes and mud. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: What it’s like to drive a Tesla now 🪴 Wear your covers on your sleeve! The merch table is open for the 2023 Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes. 🪴 The author of a new novel about the climate crisis talks about traps to avoid when turning the news into art. 🪴 Review of a new book about how secretive investors can make—and unmake—lifesaving drugs. "This is how capitalism works." 🪴 Utilities around the country repeatedly cut off power and gas to millions of struggling customers while setting record profits. 🪴 Monday headlines: World memory supply 🪴 Saturday headlines: Just history happening 🪴 Friday Headlines: Gestures vaguely at the moon. 🪴 Thursday headlines: The ugliest buildings in the world 🪴 Wednesday headlines: When cancel becomes character study 🪴 A theory finds athletes who’ve associated themselves with pickleball are not doing very well. Is it ”the dinker’s curse?” 🪴 An interactive guide to "all you need to know" regarding the Year of the Rabbit. 🪴 Lan Samantha Chang: Celebrating Lunar New Year has meant learning to share my rituals with people for whom the traditions are new. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Pickle trick 🪴 Praise for an update to perhaps the best book on modern English usage. “For anyone interested in language, it’s catnip.” 🪴 A website designer creates a website to showcase all of the people who’ve copied his website designs. 🪴 To the extent that there’s been a national spike in shoplifting, it correlates to the growth of online retail. 🪴 Monday headlines: Why everything is behind plastic now 🪴 Saturday Headlines: And you will know us by the trail. 🪴 Friday Headlines: Doomed to repeat. 🪴 Thursday headlines: The pressed secretary 🪴 The Orient Express claims to be building the world's largest sailing ship, intending to launch it in 2026. 🪴 A reading of John Le Carré’s (mostly business) correspondence finds him struggling against deceit. 🪴 The remains of more than 110,000 Native Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Alaska Natives are held by museums and universities. 🪴 How to restore water storage by making bricks in a factory powered by methane emissions. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Spies like him 🪴 A millennial decides to tell everyone how much money she makes. 🪴 Texas has three times more wind, solar and battery storage under construction than California—just don’t call it green. 🪴 Restaurant workers in the US unwittingly pay—via mandatory safety classes—for lobbying to keep their pay and benefits low. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Green gold, Texas tea 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Uncanny Valley PTA. 🪴 Friday Headlines: All day I dream about socks. 🪴 Thursday headlines: Ussy couture 🪴 Wednesday headlines: She sells seashells to make recycled hats 🪴 A new short story from Robin Sloan, complete with music. 🪴 Craig Mod is launching another popup newsletter to document a new big walk around Tokyo. 🪴 A terrific round-up when critic Ana Gavrilovska lists her favorite jazz albums released last year. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Thong of ice and fire 🪴 Monday headlines: Love me, clue 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Days of Kevin. 🪴 Friday headlines: We need social warming 🪴 Thursday Headlines: Driving me backwards. 🪴 Author James Patterson, who has no interest in retiring, has 30 books going at any given time. 🪴 Ted Gioia on the return of Barnes & Noble. "At first glance, this makes no sense." 🪴 From October, are we in the midst of a "social recession?" Fewer friendships, less sex, delayed adulthood, etc. 🪴 Almost everything with a “truffle” label available in stores or served in restaurants is said to be a fraud. 🪴 Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting, teenage stars of 1968's Romeo & Juliet, are suing Paramount for sexual exploitation. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Babe I am not the walrus 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Sugar me this 🪴 Launched last Christmas, the JWST is exceeding expectations. However, one hour of observing time costs about $19,000. 🪴 A round-up of the year in "weird and stupid futures." E.g., "Elon Musk supporters put out a call for a volunteer child..." 🪴 A rising number of coups in West Africa, a tenuous peace in Ethiopia—a good summary of a year in African news. 🪴 The Year That Was and Wasn’t 🪴 Despite what you've heard, there’s no consensus on how to draw the Periodic Table, or who has final word on its organization. 🪴 The more “plant-based” has become ubiquitous as a marketing term, the less clarity we have on what it means. 🪴 Booksellers recommend their favorite personal reads of the year. 🪴 Works going into public domain this year include To the Lighthouse and Death Come for the Archbishop. 🪴 Community Support Services helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities strengthen their independence. 🪴 HAAM provides access to affordable healthcare for greater Austin’s low-income, working musicians. 🪴 Announcing the 2023 Tournament of Books 🪴 The 2023 Tournament of Books Long List 🪴 A Brief History of the Tournament of Books 🪴 White Guys (Friendship Never Ends)

🍊 The Grapefruit Sometimes Art Email

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Feed as gardenback to top 💭 Adrienne Shaw | Keywords in Play, Episode 14 – Critical Distance 💭 [toread] The age of average — Alex Murrell 💭 Contact — Allison Daminger 💭 My 4-Year-Old son plays Grand Theft Auto | VentureBeat 💭 [toread] Babel | Issue 40 | n+1 | Meghan O’Gieblyn 💭 Babel | Issue 40 | n+1 | Meghan O’Gieblyn 💭 AI and Creativity – O’Reilly 💭 [toread] AI Hallucinations: A Provocation – O’Reilly 💭 [toread] What Does Copyright Say about Generative Models? – O’Reilly 💭 [toread] Where Design thinking went wrong 💭 [toread] Art in the Expanded Field | Stanford Humanities Center 💭 [untitled] 💭 No, That New Study Doesn’t Show that Masks Are Useless | Yale Insights 💭 [toread] Pluralistic: Tiktok’s enshittification (21 Jan 2023) – Pluralistic: Daily links from Cory Doctorow 💭 [toread] Filtered for machine misunderstandings (Interconnected) 💭 Why Faulty Streetlights Are Turning Cities Purple — and Why It's Worrisome 💭 Every “chronically online” conversation is the same - Vox 💭 [toread] untitled 💭 Amazon ads are everywhere. It’s only the beginning. - Vox 💭 Quote by Brian Eno: “Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortabl...” 💭 The (Edited) Latecomer's Guide to Crypto 💭 [toread] David Yoon on How to Cultivate Creative Endurance ‹ Literary Hub 💭 Woozle effect - Wikipedia 💭 [toread] Oliver Offord - Mountain Energy - HOAX 💭 [toread] Nicolas Gisin Is Rethinking the Theory of Relativity - The Atlantic 💭 Neutrinos Lead to Unexpected Discovery in Basic Math | Quanta Magazine 💭 Tom Gauld's beautifully simple, but completely useless theory | New Scientist 💭 Thread by @Millicentsomer: I get the longing--I even share it--but the naivete is annoying. Online pundits should know (and factor in) that social media as a "public s… 💭 Maximillian Alvarez on Twitter: "I hope people understand now that when they say they want government to "be run like a business," this is what it means. Forcibly imposed hierarchy w/ little to no democratic accountability. Top-down decisions made by priv 💭 [toread] Samaria Rice, Mother of Tamir Rice, Speaks Out About Art Depicting Her Son After Canceled Exhibition in Cleveland 💭 The Willful Blindness of Reactionary Liberalism | The New Republic 💭 Untitled ( 💭 58 and other Confusing Numbers - Numberphile - YouTube 💭 What I learned as a hired consultant to autodidact physicists | Aeon Ideas 💭 Watch six decade-long disinformation operations unfold in six minutes 💭 [toread] Coronavirus Models Aren't Supposed to Be Right - The Atlantic 💭 Brandless, Outdoor Voices, and Away: How Venture Capital Ruined a Generation of Direct-to-Consumer Startups | Marker 💭 Spotlight: “The Incredible Adventures Of Man Spider” - The 💭 Designing Windows 95’s User Interface – Socket 3 💭 Opinion | Martin Scorsese: I Said Marvel Movies Aren’t Cinema. Let Me Explain. - The New York Times 💭 The Promise of American Poetry | Utne Reader 💭 Masterworks - Learn to Invest in Fine Art 💭 BBC Radio 4 - The Life Scientific 💭 Transhumanist parents are turning their children into cyborgs — Quartz 💭 [toread] The Families Who Use Slack, Asana, Trello, and Jira - The Atlantic 💭 [toread] How to run a small social network site for your friends 💭 Letter of Recommendation: Bug Fixes - The New York Times 💭 Black Triangles 💭 Why Art Colleges and Universities Should Not Act Like For-Profit Galleries 💭 The Art of Decision-Making | The New Yorker 💭 Explaining The Rising Death Rate In Middle-Aged White People : Shots - Health News : NPR 💭 Research Reveals Strategies for Combating Science Misinformation 💭 [toread] The Role of Luck in Life Success Is Far Greater Than We Realized - Scientific American Blog Network 💭 Dr. Kira Dredgen Jones on Twitter: "Okay, we need to have a chat about Roman portraiture. My feed is now full of horrifying #Nero reconstructions and I highly suggest that you don't look directly into his eyes because he might steal your soul. Thanks to @ 💭 Tech Ad Music and Jingles | Steven Gutheinz Music 💭 All the Bad Things About Uber and Lyft In One Simple List – Streetsblog USA 💭 The meeting room hardware virus 💭 Lauren Greenfield on Who Suffers Most from Consumer Culture | Topic 💭 Transgressive art, political correctness, and politeness. 💭 How conservative media transformed the Covington Catholic students from pariahs to heroes | US news | The Guardian 💭 Easing test anxiety boosts low-income students’ biology grades | Science News 💭 Thread by @glenweyl: "I spent most of the last day of 2018 defending the political sociology of the @NiskanenCenter-style project of uniting self-identified or pr […]" 💭 BBC - Future - The perils of short-termism: Civilisation’s greatest threat 💭 The art of war: Deleuze, Guattari, Debord and the Israeli Defence Force | Mute 💭 Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Conscious 💭 How Much of the Internet Is Fake? 💭 [toread] Teaching kids to code: I’m a developer and I think it doesn’t actually teach important skills. 💭 ‘Language: A Key Mechanism of Control’ | FAIR 💭 "Sanction": The Triumph of Ayn Rand's Worst Idea - Econlib 💭 How Should We Write in a Time of Unmitigated Disaster? | Literary Hub 💭 Make Do #17: Words, words, words - Relay FM 💭 Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Modern Art 💭 How to cook a meal out of anything in your kitchen : Cooking 💭 The AI Art at Christie’s Is Not What You Think — Artnome 💭 Betteridge's law of headlines - Wikipedia 💭 How the Ex-Incels of Reddit Found Salvation – MEL Magazine 💭 The Secret Drug Pricing System Middlemen Use to Rake in Millions 💭 We All Live In Parasocial Hell - Digg 💭 What Does Immersing Yourself in a Book Do To Your Brain? | Literary Hub 💭 The End of Theoretical Physics As We Know It | Quanta Magazine 💭 [toread] The Unbearable Sameness of Cities 💭 [toread] Layers of Identity — Real Life

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📚 Biblioklept

Feed as gardenback to top 📚 William Carlos Williams’ fried onion on rye bread with beer 📚 Walton Ford’s illustration for Joy Williams’ story “The Last Generation” 📚 Thirty-one Literary Recipes for Thanksgiving (Or Any Other Time) 📚 The Embrace — Walter Schnackenberg 📚 Suttree steals a police cruiser 📚 Susanna and the Eldest — Honoré Sharrer 📚 Robert S. Stickley’s A Bended Circuity (Book acquired, 27 Nov. 2023) 📚 Questions for the quaking ovoid of lamplight | Passage from (and a little riff on) Cormac McCarthy’s novel Suttree 📚 Ntozake Shange’s turkey hash recipe 📚 “Little Racket” — Anne Carson 📚 It Is December and Already Dark Forces Are Gathering 📚 It Is December and Already Dark Forces Are Gathering — Glen Baxter 📚 Helena — Stefan Zsaitsits 📚 Challenge — Agnes Pelton 📚 Blog about some books acquired, mid-November 2023 📚 Bibliography of Archibald McCandless, M.D. | From Alasdair Gray’s novel Poor Things 📚 A review of Alasdair Gray’s novel Poor Things (and an anticipation of Yorgos Lanthimos’ film adaptation) 📚 Uncle George — Mervyn Peake 📚 While the World Is Burning — Willehad Eilers 📚 There is such an abyss between one story and the other, or between a story and the lack of a story, between the lived experience and the reconstruction | César Aira 📚 The Letters of Gustave Flaubert (Book acquired, 26 Aug. 2023) 📚 Steven Moore on the wild talents of Thomas Pynchon, William Gaddis, and the occultist Charles Fort 📚 Stairway — Edward Hopper 📚 RECENT HISTORY OF THE WORKERS OF THE WORLD | Don DeLillo 📚 Milking Practice with Artificial Udder — Evelyn Dunbar 📚 “Marabou” — Joy Williams 📚 Labor — Will Barnet 📚 “From Below, as a Neighbor” — Lydia Davis 📚 “Fridge,” a very short story by Stuart Dybek 📚 Elsa Morante’s Lies and Sorcery (Book acquired, 31 Aug. 2023) 📚 Do Nothing and Let Them Laugh — James Ensor 📚 Correspondence – Erik Thor Sandberg 📚 Blog about John Crowley’s novel Beasts 📚 24 frames from Martin Scorsese’s The King of Comedy 📚 William Friedkin describes creating Sorcerer’s bridge-crossing sequence 📚 The World had been expected to end in the year one thousand | From T.H. White’s The Ill-Made Knight 📚 Steven Moore on William Gaddis and Russian Literature 📚 Sphinx II — Ludwig Schwarzer 📚 Self-Portrait with Land Skirt — Julie Heffernan 📚 Riff on rereading Riddley Walker, Russell Hoban’s post-apocalyptic coming-of-age novel 📚 Rainer J. Hanshe’s Closing Melodies (Book acquired, 8 Aug. 2023) 📚 “Pete Resists the Man of His Old Room,” a very short story by Barry Hannah 📚 On the Beach — Peter Busch 📚 May God Deliver Us from the Venom of the Cobra, Teeth of the Tiger, and Cinema of the Americans — Jean-Pierre Roy 📚 “Making Do,” a very short tale by Italo Calvino 📚 HELP! A Stereophonic Narrative for Authorial Voice — John Barth 📚 “Edgy Pleasures” — William T. Vollmann 📚 Conspirators — Aaron Gilbert 📚 “Awareness is its own action” and other things Harry Dean Stanton learned 📚 Aira/Márquez/Moore (Books acquired, 18 Aug. 2023) 📚 A Portent for All Good Dogs of Tulsa Who Want to Show Their Quality — Peter Ferguson 📚 Untitled (Approaching the Paternum) — Moebius 📚 Thunderstorm with the Death of Amelia — William Williams 📚 “The Wayfarer” — Robert Coover 📚 “The Maimed Grasshopper Speaks Up” — Jean Garrigue 📚 The Cinema — James Boswell 📚 “Space” — Mark Strand 📚 Riff on Ursula K. Le Guin’s collection The Wind’s Twelve Quarters 📚 Pan — Joseph Sattler 📚 Moby-Dick, but just the punctuation 📚 Kafka diary entry, 19 July 1910 📚 Impossible Body 2 — Adrian Ghenie 📚 Hermit Thrush — Alan Bray 📚 “Double Escape” — Moebius 📚 Double Door — Lois Dodd 📚 Bunch’s Moderan/Ginzburg’s Dry Heart (Books acquired, 14 July 2023) 📚 “Blown Away” — Tom Clark 📚 A review of Stone Junction, Jim Dodge’s alchemical pot-boiler 📚 They had given robots to the world with the lie that they would save us from labor or relieve us from drudgery so that we could grow and develop inwardly | From Walter Tevis’s Mockingbird 📚 There’s Only Love & Dreams — Davor Gromilovic 📚 Study for The Tennis Players — Pavel Tchelitchew 📚 Still Life with Mug, Pipe and Book — John Frederick Peto 📚 Mockingbird — Aron Wiesenfeld  📚 Matt Bucher’s The Belan Deck is an unexpectedly moving argument for humanity and serious triviality 📚 Baltimore — Miles Cleveland Goodwin 📚  “A Note on the Word Gubernatorial” — Lydia Davis 📚 The War Crime — Ben Quilty 📚 Skin Graft — Otto Dix 📚 You know, I’ve never been entirely clear what “postmodern” means | Steve Erickson 📚 “Wet” — Joy Williams 📚 Une après-midi — Xiao Guo Hui 📚 This is not a review of Fernanda Melchor’s This Is Not Miami 📚 “The Dreadful Has Already Happened” — Mark Strand 📚 Thanatopsis — Ed Emshwiller 📚 Penelope — Glyn Philpot 📚 Nightmare — Salman Toor  📚 Mystery box (Books acquired, 17 May 2023) 📚 Morning — Norman Stevens 📚 Lord Candlestick’s Horses — Leonora Carrington 📚 Girl Reading — George Clausen 📚 Gary Amdahl’s Across My Big Brass Bed (Book acquired, early May 2023) 📚 Books acquired, 26 May 2023 📚 “A Way You’ll Never Be” — Ernest Hemingway 📚 Way too cheap (From Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland) 📚 Culte de la mayonnaise (Thomas Pynchon) 📚 “Togetherness” — Thomas Pynchon 📚 Self Portrait — Dora Carrington 📚 Pynchon book titles embedded in other Pynchon books 📚 Pipe — Hideko Inoue 📚 “Mothers” — William Gaddis 📚 Mother and Child (Nancy and Olivia) — Alice Neel 📚 Meshes of the Afternoon 📚 Medusa Grown Old — Marion Adnams 📚 I’ve sat down many times and tried to write a bestseller but something always goes wrong | William S. Burroughs 📚 I am on kind of a Borges kick (Thomas Pynchon) 📚 Gulf Women Prepare for War — Maggi Hambling 📚 Books acquired (First week of May, 2023) 📚 Bernardo Zannoni’s My Stupid Intentions is a brash and brilliant picaresque fable 📚 An Unconscious Naked Man Lying on a Table Being Attacked by Little Demons Armed with Surgical Instruments; Representing the Effects of Chloroform on the Human Body — Richard Tennant Cooper 📚 A review of Trey Ellis’s polyglossic satire Platitudes 📚 Austin Spare and Witch — Austin Osman Spare 📚 Untitled (Even the Poorest Mouse) — Raymond Pettibon 📚 Under the Sea — Glyn Philpot 📚 The Hen and the Man — Pavel Tchelitchew 📚 Susan Taubes’ Lament for Julia (Book acquired, 18 April 2023) 📚 Read “The Flight of Pigeons from the Palace,” a very short story by Donald Barthelme 📚 Portrait of Mrs. Stuart Merrill — Jean Delville  📚 On the Contrary — Kay Sage 📚 Neo-Cubist Calvin 📚 May hath 31 days | Djuna Barnes 📚 La Grange Batelière — Leonor Fini 📚 Harpist — Eduardo Kingman 📚 Eileen Chang’s Written on Water (Book acquired, 18 April 2023) 📚 Ballard/Colquhoun/Gray (Books acquired, 28 April 2023) 📚 “Ape” — Russell Edson 📚 A/B (Panic Fables) — Alejandro Jodorowsky 📚 A review of The Stronghold, Dino Buzzati’s novel of deferred hope and ecstatic boredom 📚 View — Susanne Kühn 📚 There are few who do not know that Lilith was Adam’s first wife | From Olga Tokarczuk’s novel The Books of Jacob 📚 “Then and Now” — Tom Clark 📚 The Triumph of Poverty — Nicole Eisenman 📚 The other project was a scheme for entirely abolishing all words whatsoever 📚 The Nine Shots — Imants Tillers 📚 Sketch for Love and the Pilgrim — Edward Burne-Jones 📚 “Since 1619” — Ray Durem 📚 Recital XII — Pat Perry  📚 Job, His Wife, and His Friends — William Blake 📚 Half-Cocked 📚 Dope Rider — Paul Kirchner 📚 Big Town — Vincent Desiderio 📚 Untitled — Nahum Tschacbasov 📚 Untitled (Elsa in Blue) — Dominic Chambers  📚 Uninvited Guests — Ruby Swinney 📚 There is a little tale about man’s fate, and this is the way it is put | Joy Williams 📚 The American novel starts off with Hawthorne, Melville, Poe—and it’s not a novel, it’s a reaction to the novel | Kathy Acker 📚 Tassel Shade — Aglaé Bassens 📚 Study for Hotel by a Railroad — Edward Hopper 📚 Solitary Loop — Jason Herr 📚 Sketch for Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even — Marcel Duchamp 📚 “Report” — Helmut Heißenbüttel 📚 Repo — Marcos Carrasquer 📚 Nerves — Stephanus Rivierius 📚 Ktitor’s Guilt — Dragan Bibin 📚 James Grieve’s translation of Proust’s Swann’s Way (Book acquired, 19 March 2023) 📚 Hawthorne is a writer | From Kathy Acker’s Blood and Guts in High School 📚 Father Fairing’s Sewer Rat Parish | Thomas Pynchon 📚 “Clearly Spring Must Be Resisted Or” — Elena Wilkinson 📚 Vaughan died yesterday in his last car crash | J.G. Ballard’s typescript, hand-revised draft of the opening page of Crash 📚 Untitled (James Joyce Ulysses) — Raymond Pettibon 📚 Under the Volcano and elsewhere (Books acquired, week of 10 March 2023) 📚 “There was upon the sill a pencil mark” — Edna St. Vincent Millay 📚 “The Unruly Child” — Bob Perelman 📚 The Eternal City — Peter Blume 📚 “The Definition” — Russell Edson 📚 St. Patrick and the Druid, an episode from Finnegans Wake (with explication from Joseph Campbell) 📚 Spring and the Student — Norman Blamey 📚 Sleeping — Paula Rego 📚 Self-Portrait with Root Skirt — Julie Heffernan 📚 Read “Old Mr. Marblehall,” a short story by Eudora Welty 📚 Inherited Absolute — Imants Tillers 📚 “Actually” — Joy Williams 📚 A Large Oak — Lorenz Frølich 📚 “This Condition” — Lydia Davis 📚 Pink and White Turnips — Eliot Hodgkin 📚 Virginia Woolf’s Jacob’s Room, but just the punctation 📚 There is no universal Poetry | Adrienne Rich 📚 The Woman with the Medal — Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer 📚 Susanna and the Elders (After Artemisia Gentileschi) — Gina Siciliano 📚 Self-Portrait — Sofonisba Anguissola 📚 Minerva Dressing — Lavinia Fontana 📚 Minerva — Artemisia Gentileschi 📚 First riff: The Letters of William Gaddis, “Growing Up, 1930–1946” 📚 “Before I got my eye put out” — Emily Dickinson 📚 Angel — Paula Rego 📚 The Letters of William Gaddis (Book acquired, 1 Feb. 2023) 📚 Portrait of Artemisia Gentileschi — Gina Siciliano 📚 “Justice” — Langston Hughes 📚 “Here” — Grace Paley 📚 Gravity’s Rainbow annotations (so far) 📚 Anastasis of the Wild — Celeste Dupuy-Spencer 📚 This expedition to see Céline was organized in 1958 by Allen Ginsberg | William S. Burroughs 📚 On A.V. Marraccini’s ekphrastic, discursive book We the Parasites 📚 Most of the Time During the Day — Rinus van de Velde 📚 “Hazard Response” — Tom Clark 📚 Dämmerung — Kati Heck 📚 “A Society of Scoundrels” — Franz Kafka 📚 New Orleans adventure | From The Letters of William Gaddis 📚 “There Was a Jar in Oregon” — Ursula K. Le Guin 📚 Mountaineer — Gerhard Richter  📚 Márcia Barbieri’s The Whore (Book acquired, Feb. 2023) 📚 16 frames from Julia Ducournau’s Titane 📚 Listen — Vincent Hui 📚 Untitled (Driver) — Eric Haven 📚 My liver, the pain of clear thought, $5.75 for an Absolut on the rocks at the Hotel Dorset, New York City, and other great prices paid by various writers in their careers 📚 Exodo –Julio Larraz  📚 Chimeras in the Mountains — Max Ernst 📚 Camilo José Cela’s 1950 novel The Hive (Book acquired, 1 Feb. 2023) 📚 All games aspire to the condition of war | From McCarthy’s Blood Meridian 📚 The Embroiderer — Neo Rauch 📚 Blog about some weekend book browsing and book buying, other stuff 📚 The tale of the enemy padrino | From Cormac McCarthy’s novel Cities of the Plain 📚 “The Duel That Was Not Fought” — Stephen Crane 📚 Some people found the balloon “interesting” | Donald Barthelme 📚 Seated Woman with Small Dog — Meraud Guevara 📚 Kitty Pearson — Alice Neel 📚 Doomed! (Peanuts) 📚 Aug Stone’s The Ballad of Buttery Cake Ass (Book acquired, January 2023) 📚 We were in a pub and the guy just said, Why not call the band My Bloody Valentine? and we thought it would sound really silly, stupid 📚 February – Evelyn Dunbar 📚 No Sunday School — Eric Fischl 📚 Moonlight web, goodbye arms, so long head 📚 Lovers — Nancy Spero 📚 Blog about some recent reading 📚 Watch a 1977 PBS film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s The Gardener’s Son 📚 The Trees have Ears and the Field has Eyes — Hieronymus Bosch 📚 Riff on (re-)reading Cormac McCarthy’s The Crossing 📚 Martin Riker’s The Guest Lecture (Book acquired, early January 2023) 📚 The Inheritors — Salman Toor 📚 Seek some witness | A passage from Cormac McCarthy’s The Crossing 📚 “Old Movie” — William S. Burroughs 📚 I don’t see what’s being said here at all | William S. Burroughs 📚 Hare — Elisabeth Frink 📚 Suma — Cy Twombly 📚 Helen at the Scaean Gate — Gustave Moreau 📚 “Buried in Colorado All Alone” — Joy Williams 📚 The Expulsion from Paradise — Paco Pomet 📚 The Cage — Lawrence Daws 📚 Read Vladimir Sorokin’s beautiful, abject, horrifying story “Nastya” 📚 Farm — Chris Orr 📚 Beppe Fenoglio’s A Private Affair (Book acquired, 9 Jan. 2023) 📚 Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist — Andrea Solario 📚 Farce, then tragedy | A few thoughts on Osvaldo Soriano’s novel A Funny Dirty Little War 📚 The wolf had crossed the international boundary line at about the point where it intersected the thirtieth minute of the one hundred and eighth meridian | A passage from Cormac McCarthy’s novel The Crossing 📚 Free — Kenton Nelson 📚 Well, what happened there is a metaphor | William H. Gass 📚 The Prophecy — Kent Monkman 📚 Study of Hand — William Mulready 📚 Still Life with Plaster Head and Books — Felice Casorati 📚 Right Hand of Artemisia Gentileschi Holding a Brush –Pierre Dumonstier II 📚 Milk 0102 — Mu Pan 📚 Konstantin Paustovsky’s The Story of a Life (Book acquired, early January 2023) 📚 Interior with a Woman Combing a Little Girl’s Hair — Jacobus Vrel 📚 Four from Sublunary (Books acquired, 23 Dec. 2022) 📚 Fire Judges — Jean-Pierre Roy 📚 David Ohle’s Motorman (Book acquired, 23 Dec. 2022) 📚 Clever Hans — Natalie Frank 📚 All is telling | A passage from Cormac McCarthy’s The Crossing 📚 A Game of Children — Xiao Guo Hui 📚 A Fool and a Woman — Lucas van Leyden

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Feed as gardenback to top 💻 Notion, AI, and Me 💻 Backpropagating through reasoning 💻 Towards a research community for better thinking tools 💻 Thoughts at the boundary between machine and mind 💻 The web browser as a tool of thought 💻 The Generative Library 💻 Resonant 💻 On proving yourself 💻 Note-taking in the wild: living with the Surface Duo 💻 Notational intelligence 💻 Navigate, don't search 💻 Made of love 💻 Liquidity of skill 💻 Legal documents are pushing text interfaces forward 💻 Knowledge tools, finite and infinite 💻 Incremental note-taking 💻 Imagining better interfaces to language models 💻 Hyperlink maximalism 💻 How to commit to the few right things 💻 Habitcrafting and tool-making 💻 Everything as processes 💻 Design with materials, not features 💻 Capabilities × motivation × access 💻 Building Monocle, a universal personal search engine for life 💻 Build UNIX, not Uber 💻 AI as a creative collaborator 💻 A GPS for the mind

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Feed as gardenback to top 🦥 Patterns for Personal Web Sites 🦥 autobio 🦥 Webcurios 13/10/23 – webcurios 🦥 logloglog #5 - by Michael Dean - Dean's List 🦥 Welcome - BookWyrm 🦥 SHUTTLECRAFT - Run your own social media 🦥 An off-ramp from the digital IKEA maze @ 🦥 Liz Vitlin “Liz’s Childhood Computer: 2003-2005” at Prairie – Chicago Artist Writers 🦥 - TOASTER SPECIALS - Unbelievable expensive toasters 🦥 Big Pipe Tracker: See how the Big Pipes prevent combined sewer overflows | 🦥 [toread] The Magic of Small Databases 🦥 GitHub - jackyzha0/cursor-chat: 💬 cursor chat à la Figma for digital co-existing + presence 🦥 Everest Pipkin 🦥 🌿 garlic 🧄 garden 🌿 🦥 gauntlet's microblog 🦥 ASHIDO... DOT COM!!! 🦥 Simplifier 🦥 NO REFUNDS | NO CASH VALUE | NO BAD MEMORIES 🦥 [toread] Gemini Portal 🦥 Project Gemini 🦥 Generating a Gopher site with Hugo 🦥 home sweet homepage 🦥 🦥 Meta — 🦥 Maggie Appleton 🦥 Happy Net Box by Ben Brown 🦥 Welcome to twtxt! — twtxt 1.2.3 documentation 🦥 On the cozy web, who are you? — 🦥 Webring 🦥 XXIIVV — hundred rabbits 🦥 XXIIVV — macintosh 🦥 100R — uxn 🦥 XXIIVV — paper computing