Cinema Bookstore: El Ateneo Grand Splendid in Buenos Aires is one of the most dramatic bookstores in the world, because the space was converted from an ornate cinema.
Natural Playgrounds: In Canada, some cities are building “natural playgrounds” that swap swings, slides and monkey bars for boulders, grassy hills and trees.
Costa Rica Bans Hunting: Our progressive Central American neighbors have become the first Latin American country to ban hunting for sport.
An Entire NY Block Out Of Gingerbread: Chef Renee Bauman and her friends have made an entire NYC block out of gingerbread, as a fundraiser for City Harvest.
Ladies of Manure: Need a 2013 calendar? Got a progressive attitude about night soil? Then look no further than the Ladies of Manure, a Kickstarter that will end on Sunday. (Via Root Simple)
You can read about (and see photos of) several of the individual trees in this article from the incredible Brain Pickings blog.
Have a wonderful weekend!
Previous Friday Links:
- 12/7/2012: Holiday Craft Projects
- 11/30/2012: Hobbit Home, Pigeon Code, Friendly Sharks
- 11/23/2012: Beekeeping Donkeys and Rooster-free Eggs
Thanks so much for the warning to middle aged men not to attempt Gangam style moves. Thought Tom might appreciate this horrible bike related Gangam style video: http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2012/12/titles-are-pie-plate-of-literature.html
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