leisure 12.5.12

Hump Day

Guantanamo Bay Museum
A museum of the imagination only and a powerful reminder of an ongoing wrong waiting to be righted.

Morbid Anatomy
The Venn of art, medicine, death, and culture.

Which Novel is the Most Dickensian?
A good question for this year, Dickens' bicentenary.
This Guardian chart explains it all for you.

Mr. Friedman, could I ask you a question?
Snark, beautifully conceived and delivered, richly deserved.

Paul Chiappe Pencil Drawings
The Scottish artist creates small, photorealistic pencil drawings—astonishing, truly. Laurel and Hardy have cameos in the one above.

10 Commonly Misunderstood Words in English
Fulsome praise for this very unique chart about words that are literally misunderstood by a plethora of us. The enormity of the problem will nonpluss and bemuse you. Ironic, isn't it?

Under the Orange Roof
You miss the fried clams, perhaps. We miss the mocha chip ice cream.

Red Star Radiosite
It's not entirely clear to us who might be nostalgic for antique Soviet radios, but if you're out there… The site is taking on relic status itself.

Spiral Wine Cellar
Fun idea. Not sure it's fun in a $28,000 way.

Anamorphic Illusion
No idea how this works. But a good one.

Gravity Glue
[via: Like Cool]
Michael Grab is an artist who creates what look like illusions:
stones impossibly balanced.


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