As usual, in honor of Friday we're taking a quick break from current events to look at some links on the lighter side, for anyone who needs a distraction.
Good news! Carla Hayden confirmed as Librarian of Congress, the first woman and the first person of color to hold the position.
Caribou Coffee made it SNOW in Minneapolis and I want to go there.
Nifty: “Godspot”: German churches now offer free and secure wifi hotspots for all
Heh: The Queen shocks locals by visiting Scotland pub for dinner Now I would like a jacket potato and a cider, please.
It's Friday. Let's look at shiny things. I love the Swedish processional jewels.
Meanwhile: The nations of Denmark and Sweden had a Twitter fight involving moose and sperm banks
These photographs are beautiful: Art of stone: spiritual sculptures around the world
I always want to read about a nice sea serpent hoax.
Relevant to what I was mentioning in my Childhood's End post yesterday: Rereading A Wrinkle in Time: what’s up with that giant evil brain?
THE FINAL HEY LADIES.