Friday, July 22, 2016

Happy Friday, everyone! Back to normal (whatever that is) next week. Have a spiffy weekend.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Today's pleasant news: There's going to be an Atlas Obscura book! 

Also, if you're looking for something to do, AnnoTate has new material for crowdsourcing efforts, like the letters of Felicia Browne.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

If you'd like to follow along with the madness that is the Republican convention, Metafilter has a thread for you.

If you'd like something more escapist, test your literary knowledge via this quiz from New York City's Strand bookstore. (I got 39 out of 50, which probably means I wouldn't get hired.)

Thursday, July 14, 2016

If you’re going to be in Cleveland for the Republican convention next week, or if you’re interested in hearing about the place out of morbid curiosity, Bill Lucey is here with interesting facts about the city! It’s going to be…interesting, that’s for sure.

Speaking of the U.S. election, FiveThirtyEight is live with their election predictions, updated daily.

In happier news, it’s National Ice Cream Month, and you can learn all sorts of fun facts about ice cream.