After a wonderful turkey dinner on Thanksgiving (also known as “Black Thursday”), we watched the Eagles win (or more importantly, the Cowboys lose), enjoyed a second helping, ate some pie, and rested the day away as a light snow tidied up the neighborhood.
But now, it’s back to business as usual at Archaeology of the Mediterranean World Headquarters, and my dedicated readers, especially those who do not celebrate Thanksgiving (like The Atheists and Canadians) await their regular dose of links.
- RIP Phil Hughes.
- The Aesthetics of Dark Heritage.
- (Wow, this is a depressing way to start the list!)
- NASA’s abandoned launch sites.
- Munsell your turkey.
- These are the radio stations available as the International Space Station orbits the earth.
- Bethany Nowviskie on the events at the University of Virginia.
- Kostis Kourelis on his newest exhibition “Building Memory: Architecture and the Great War.”
- As you probably know, I’m really into Ello, and here’s a very uninteresting article on how to get the most out of it.
- Slow Schools (in a good way).
- How to make a podcast.
- Here is the two part story on North Dakota from the New York Times: Part 1 and Part 2, and this is a cool info graphic.
- This is important scholarship.
- John Muir and Yosemite. This is why I avoid National Parks.
- What I’m reading: Tom Davis, Charles Stewart, and Anne Maire Weyl Carr, eds. Cyprus and the Balance of Empires: Art and Archaeology from Justinian I to Coeur de Lion. 2014.
- What I’m listening too: Velvet Underground, Velvet Underground 45th Anniversary Edition.