Sunday, February 19, 2017

Bear 71


She was trapped, collared, and given a number at the age of 3. She lived her life under near constant surveillance and was continually stressed by the interactions with the human world. She was tracked and logged as data, reflecting the way we have to see the world around us through Tron and Matrix-like filters, qualifying and quantifying everything, rather than experiencing and interacting.

Experience BEAR 71 VR here

Tradesmen's Cafe Awarded Michelin Star - For Two Days


If you're looking for lobster flan or confit of beef with black truffle you won't find it at the Bouche à Oreille in Bourges. They do however make a decent lasagna. A workmen’s cafe in central France was overwhelmed with phone calls from gourmet diners wanting to book tables after it was awarded a Michelin star — by mistake, it later turned out.

“Suddenly, we were rushed off our feet. Reporters were coming in and then my son phoned me from Paris, where he lives. He almost died laughing. I had regulars and friends phoning up and asking why I hadn’t told them we’d won a Michelin star,” the café owner said.
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Found By Laura

Sydney-based artist Laura Sullivan has been picking up stray to-do lists, IOUs, poems, and angry letters for the past twelve years. Each one is a glimpse into a person’s life.





A selection of the 400 notes she has found in public spaces around the world will be exhibited from February 16 and continues until March 5 at Sun Studios, Sydney.

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Janelle Monaé Ties a Windsor Knot

The uber gorgeous Janelle Monaé, one of my favourite entertainers, shows you how to tie a double windsor knot while making puppy sounds.



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Sunday Links



Archie’s odyssey: After Archie Thomas died at 16, a bench dedicated to him stood at Port Isaac harbour until, at Christmas, it was washed out to sea. This is the story of its journey home.

Make America Kittens Again  Replaces images of Donald Trump with kittens.

"No Stairway! Denied!" The Inside Story of Wayne's World's Most Unintentionally Complicated Gag Via

Broad Channel Queens What it's like to live on an island that no one has ever heard of.

Simon and Garfunkel's song "Mrs. Robinson" was originally titled "Mrs. Roosevelt" and was a tribute to Eleanor Roosevelt

The world’s oldest restaurant? Everything about Botin’s – one of the oldest continuously operating restaurants in the world – is steeped in history, from the architecture to the food.

The Last Howard Johnson’s in the Universe America’s first great restaurant chain comes to the end of the road.

Norma McCorvey dead at 69; anonymous 'Jane Roe' plaintiff in Roe v. Wade abortion case

Tube Patterns  Patterns. On the tube.

Rescuing Norman Rockwell's Progressive Legacy from a Right-Wing Cartoonist: The artist was no reactionary. He was a staunch liberal and a strong believer in an inclusive country.

‘Chef’s Table’ Recap: Jeong Kwan is a 60-year-old Zen Buddhist nun who prepares vegan meals for her community (and the occasional visitor) at Baekyangsa Temple, which is located 169 miles south of Seoul. Fabulous episode.

Diamond collars and oil portraits: the luxurious history of dogs in India

What Happened when Japanese Americans were Freed from Internment?

 I accidentally bought a giant pig She told me it was six months old, had come from a breeder and wouldn’t grow any bigger than a very large cat. Thanks Bruce!

The family bankrupted by Beanie Babies

A Dowager’s Downfall: The Bengal Lounge was, in its prime in the ’80s and early ’90s, a Nehru-jacketed, punkah-fanned, curry-scented extravaganza of retro-“Indian” decor that would have made a Bollywood producer stop and think, “You know, this is a little over the top.”

A famous island nobody knows: “These islands touched my life without my knowing: the perfumes that waft by at parties, the vanilla that flavours my ice cream and the cloves that spice up my Christmas cookies.”

The Lovings: An intimate portrait of a forbidden marriage that changed history

From Hospital Gowns to Paper Couture: The Unlikely Origins of ’60s Disposable Dresses Via Blort

 10 of the best Airbnb luxury breaks for under $100 per night Feeling stuck in the doldrums of winter? Who wants to share a villa on the Italian Adriatic with me?