October 31, 2015

Miscellany 22

Richard Silver and his astonishing photos of churches in NYC

 Church-Of-St-Vincent-Ferrer1

“Starry Night” Painted In Bacteria

15 Untranslatable Love Words That Don’t Have English Equivalents From the French “retrouvailles” (the joy of reuniting after long separation) to Tamil “oodal” (the fake anger lovers show after a tiff), they all show the more subtle angles of love.

Talented Jack Russell leaps from 12 foot high cliffs in synchronized dives with her owner in Malta

 Diving Jack Russell Malta

11 Smells that are slowly disappearing Burning leaves, freshly-opened Polaroid film, magic markets, bubble gum cards, cap guns and chalk dust are smells that only some of us remember.

A nation of tall cheese-eaters.  The Dutch drink a lot of milk, eat a lot of cheese, and are now the tallest people in the world.

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