The Art of Darkness

I am Joe’s Link Dump

March 9th, 2018 by Cobwebs

A Guide to the Hidden Language of Gifting Spooky Animals – “Magpies: I would commit civilized murders in your name.”

Sign in a Toy Store – There’s a horror story in here somewhere.

mysouldesign – Etsy shop specializing in lovely jewelry and accessories made of vintage fabric and beads, including spiders and human hearts. (Hat tip to Cat)

Tómarúm – Swedish photographer Christine Linde creates creepily atmospheric photos inspired by Scandinavian folklore.

Sirens – Emily Wilson, who recently did a modern translation of The Odyssey, has an interesting thread about her translation decisions regarding Odysseus’ encounter with the Sirens.

But then what does he eat? And how does he process it? – MetaFilter looks at centaur anatomy. (Hat tip to Bruno)

The City of Brass – Entertaining retelling of one of the stories from 1,001 Nights. There’s another story here.

Loch Ness Monster Stuffed Animal – Pattern and good tutorial for making a big felt Nessie to cuddle.

The Parasitological Museum of Meguro – There’s a museum in Japan devoted to parasites. I don’t recommend viewing these images if you’re snacking.

Passover Cocktails for Each of the Ten Plagues – I love that somebody took the effort to match drinks to plagues.

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