Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
16th century ‘zoological goldmine’ discovered – in pictures. By Florike Egmond with The Guardian.

LISTEN
The Reckoning. A WNYC investigation on the #MeToo movement.
– NASA’s Gravity Assist, a new science series podcast.

LAUGH
4lbs of fuzz. Cheetah cub.

CREATE
Change. Choir Up. Fighting sex trafficking one shirt at a time. A collection by Amber Tamblyn with My Sister.

READ
Cheap Tricks: The Low Cost of Internet Harassment. By Julia Angwin for ProPublica.
Evangelical Preachers Grandson Says Protestants Abuse Kids Just Like Catholics. By Josiah M Hesse for Vice.
The Gerasimov Doctrine. It’s Russia’s new chaos theory of political warfare. And it’s probably being used on you. By Molly K McKew for Politico.

RESTORE
Up TV’s Meow Manor live kitty cam. You’re welcome.

CRAVE
Rocket Science — how spaceships work. A Kickstarter project by Andrew Rader.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Endangered. Gorgeous/heartbreaking portraits of animals at risk. By photographer Tim Flach.
Sonic Sea. The devastating impact industrial & military ocean noise has on marine life. A film by Michelle Dougherty & Daniel Hinerfeld.

LISTEN
Dispatch, a new investigative podcast from the Frontline team. Five episodes so far, all worth your time.

LAUGH
Doge, meet fall leaves.

CREATE
Change.
– Liberation Library Announces Holiday Card Drive for Youth Behind Bars. By Brittney McNamara for Teen Vogue.
Holiday Fairy List — help holidays shine brighter for families in need. Complied by Kit Rocha.

READ
Deep Intellect (On Octopuses). By Sy Montgomery for Orion Magazine.
The First Woman To Translate the ‘Odyssey’ Into English. By Wyatt Mason for NYT Magazine.

RESTORE
Fearless Photographers’ Best Wedding Pictures gallery.

CRAVE
Hear 75 Free, Classic Audio Books on Spotify. Curated by Open Culture.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Parallaxing time-lapse of Yellowstone’s Grotto geyser. Keith Ladzinski for NatGeo.

LISTEN
Multiplayer Ensemble plays Ezio’s Family and these Assassin’s Creed ambients. On YouTube.

LAUGH
Dog Walks Himself. From The Dodo.

CREATE
Change. Give, spread the word, support World Central Kitchen. Still in Puerto Rico feeding thousands of people.

READ
Farewell to the Most Sparkly Sacred Place in New York. By Lucy Boyle for NYMag, The Cut.
Man Comes Forward to Describe an Alleged Extended Sexual Relationship He Had at Age 14 With Kevin Spacey. By E Alex Jung for Vulture.

RESTORE
20 Kids Who Are Changing the World. By Jenn Savedge for Mother Nature Network.
Meet Autumn, a 13 year old Indigenous water protector. By AJ+.

CRAVE
Holiday Cheer, Hearty Treat, or Spice Jubilee tea samplers from Adagio Tea.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Autumn Splendor. Blue Ridge NPS, by Philip Varney.

LISTEN
Important conversations and thoughts for surviving current times. With Junot Díaz (Radical Hope Is Our Best Weapon), Arnold Eisen on Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (The Opposite of Good Is Indifference), and Joan Halifax (Buoyancy Rather Than Burnout In Our Lives). From On Being with Krista Tippett.

LAUGH
Wait for a surprise.

CREATE
Crowdsourced knowledge. Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ‘Gates’ Found in Saudi Arabia’s Desert. By Nicholas St Fleur for the New York Times.

READ
The Tragic Legacy of Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently. By David Remnick for The New Yorker.

RESTORE
Handsome Cat and Climber Duo Camp Across the World In One Sleeping Bag.

CRAVE
Jigzone. Free site full of digital jigsaw puzzles.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Autumn splendor. Bosque del Apache by Robert Dunn. Also, it’s Wildlife Refuge Week.

LISTEN
My History Can Beat Up Your Politics. A podcast that uses history to elevate the discussion of today’s politics, with Bruce Carlson.

LAUGH
Sweet kitty snugs.

CREATE
Change. Almost Like Praying. Help ongoing relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

READ
Rex Tillerson At The Breaking Point. By Dexter Filkins for The New Yorker.
Here’s How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled Nazi and White Nationalist Ideas Into The Mainstream. By Joseph Bernstein for Buzzfeed.

RESTORE
iNaturalist. Sign up, share observations, connect with the natural world.

CRAVE
Six Of One: Blackwing by DeAnna Zankich. The start of a promising paranormal fantasy series steeped in magic, with natural & supernatural forces.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Old Faithful webcam, Yellowstone National Park. Please stand up for #ProtectOurParks.

LISTEN
Thinking & Friendship in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt for Now. From On Being–Krista Tippett in conservation with guest Lyndsey Stonebridge.

LAUGH
Point, Counterpoint: Wonder Woman. From Late Night with Seth Meyers, with Ally & Amber.

CREATE
Change. Support The Human Utility. Help turn the water back on for people in Detroit and Baltimore. Also @humanutility.

READ
Adam West Saved Batman. And me. By Glen Weldon for NPR.

RESTORE
Man rescues a moose. From The Dodo.

CRAVE
30 Days of YA LGBTQ reading. From the NYPL.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Rachel Carson: She set out to save a species… us. An American Experience film, PBS.

LISTEN
Hold by Vera Blue.

LAUGH
Get a puppy, they said.

CREATE
Recycle/reuse eggshells as cute, wee pots for growing seeds.

READ
How the Trump-Russia Data Machine Games Google to Fool Americans. By Roger Sollenberger for Paste Magazine.

RESTORE
How Falconry Turned One Man’s Life Right-Side Up. By Scott Weidensaul & Greg Kahn for Audubon.

CRAVE
Next time you’re in NYC (or Philly): Big Gay Ice Cream (or take a special trip just to get some!).


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
The Keepers. A skillfully wrought & wrenching, multilayered documentary that begins with the unsolved case of a nun’s murder and goes to places darker, and deeper. On Netflix.

LISTEN
You Must Remember This podcast. About the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century.

LAUGH
Adorbs baby hippo Fiona discovers bubbles. And isn’t sure about them. From the Cincinnati Zoo.

CREATE
Change. Buy this bracelet, fund the removal of garbage from our oceans. By 4ocean.

READ
Stanley Greene, a war photographer who stayed when others left. By Jon Lee Anderson for The New Yorker.

RESTORE
Full cloud inversion at the Grand Canyon. Filmed as part of the skyglowproject.

CRAVE
Season Four of Hannibal. Ugh, just please make it already. <3


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
The Rare Archival Photos Behind ‘Killers of the Flower Moon.’ By David Grann (read the book, too).

LISTEN
Chris Cornell covers Nothing Compares 2 U. Love you, Chris.

LAUGH
Check out the #BillMeetScienceTwitter hashtag. Not a guffaw, but definitely makes you smile–and feel inspired.

CREATE
(Some of these) “Miracle” Pinterest recipes, tested by Buzzfeed contributor Hannah Loewentheil.

READ
The Most Important Scientist You’ve Never Heard Of. By Lucas Reilly.

RESTORE
Cornell Labs FeederWatch webcams. This one is the Sapsucker Woods feeders. Watch for the gorgeous Baltimore Oriole males coming in for fresh orange.

CRAVE
If you have cats who go outdoors, get this awesome bird-saving accessory for them. Save birb lives and it’s super cute!


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Camera Angles and Movement: Sergio Leone, Tavern scene, in Once Upon a Time in the West. Superb analysis of an iconic scene. By wolfcrow.

LISTEN
Longtime fave of mine Faith Salie discusses gay romance and his books with my boo Damon Suede. On Audible (Authorized).

LAUGH
My Secret Life: Ciaran Hinds, actor, 57. Be charmed even more with this in-brief profile.

CREATE
Change. Join ACLU’s People Power project. Learn your rights, learn how to protect others’ rights, get involved.

READ
Me, myself and I || NYC Blue. Loneliness can be a shameful hunger, a shell, a dangerous landscape of shadowy figures. But it is also a gift. By Olivia Laing @ Aeon.

RESTORE
Decorah Bald Eagles live stream. Three eggs in the nest! I’ve watched these diligent, caring & successful parents for years. Every season brings me joy.

CRAVE
Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes. What more do you need to know.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.