A handful of links for a rainy day.
A beautiful look at hand paintings by Moscow-based artist and poet Svetlana Kolosova.
Info about the Biblewalk and Living Bible Museum in Mansfield, Ohio.
Amazing self-portraits by writers. Henry Miller drew his in 1946.
The story of how the Kindle came to be, from an insider’s point of view.
An article on a blog about the history of makeup that discusses whether cosmetics of the past poisoned the women who wore them with ingredients like lead and mercury.
Ten ultra-secluded underground locations, for those times when you’ve disclosed government secrets and need a private place to crash.
And finally, three Japanese hotels that have been in business for a thousand years.