Saturday Linkages: The week I discovered the honey buzzard

Make your own Bayeux tapestry memes

Ladies and gentleman, the Oriental Honey Buzzard

What does a cup of flour weight? It’s surprisingly complicated

Obrigado, Internet.

‘A managerial Mephistopheles’: inside the mind of Jeff Bezos

Cactus smuggler sentenced for importing illegal plants

La-la land: the playful side of Los Angeles – in pictures

The McMansion Hell Yearbook: 1978

Saturday Linkages: First as Tragedy, Then as LARP

From lockdowns to pool parties: how Covid rules vary around the world

As Kate Wagner of MacMansion Hell put it, “None of you are ready for this real estate listing.”

You have until 6:30 p.m. today EST to view Der Fliegende Holländer, the last Met opera filmed before the pandemic

Car Lanes to Become Bike Lanes on 2 Major New York City Bridges

Those Mysterious Dark Helicopters Were Landing On Multiple Downtown LA Rooftops Last Night

The Strangest Operating Systems Ever Released

Facebook is bombarding rightwing users with ads for combat gear. See for yourself

Wende Museum virtual tour

Neom – The Line to Oblivion

Saturday Linkages on Sunday

How it started/How it’s going

Smart Cities and Finance

‘Not that good’: Montreal restaurant’s brutally honest menu pulls in the customers

LA’s New Falafel Stand Is a One-Man Masterpiece That Hails From Iraq

An anthropologist analyzes the Q Shaman

This might be the most toxic workplace ever

Some tips from the Recomendo Newsletter (Subscribe here): Educational resources that are likely free from your public library’s website: and The Great Courses (you can also watch the Great Courses if you have an Amazon Prime subscription)

Quarantine viewing suggestions: The Set-Up (1949) and the series Silicon Valley