Saturday Tweets: The Chapel Perilous

Two self portraits by Edvard Munch–one during and one after suffering from the Spanish Flu.

Make a simple sifter coffee roaster

“Black Swan” author Nassim Taleb on warnings over systemic risks from global pandemics

Museums reveal their creepiest objects in Twitter battle

It Came From the ’70s: The Story of Your Grandma’s Weird Couch

The Bread Influencers

Flock of sheep visit empty McDonald’s restaurant during lockdown

Super-rich jet off to disaster bunkers amid coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus Is the Crisis of Conspiracy Theorists’ Wildest Dreams

QAnon-ers’ Magic Cure for Coronavirus: Just Drink Bleach!

The Secret History of Marxist Alien Hunters

Cardboard Space Igloo for Cats

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  1. Regarding the grandma couch–another essential accessory was often thick, clear plastic covers for the couch and any accompanying chairs. Guaranteed to stick to legs and arms–especially in houses without air conditioning.

  2. Thanks so much for It Came From the ’70s – I passed that on to my entire family because it brought back wonderful memories of my grandparents’ house. There was a cuckoo clock, heavy frame TV, mints in a jar, Country Crock spread tubs for leftovers, crossword puzzle books, and a brown Pyrex dish. And that meme with The Price Is Right in the corner…are there reruns on YouTube? That might help those of us in a certain age bracket convalesce from COVID-19.

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