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Native American and current Democratic member of Idaho’s legislature Paulette Jordan is running for governor of Idaho this year. Read full post

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This article is from 2012, but Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam’s massive knitted crocheted (thank you, Lee!) structures are a joy forever. Read full post

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An hour-long BBC special with Judi Dench and her love of trees (it’s only available through January 19). Read full post

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Festive hymns made feminist. Read full post

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GQ’s profile of Gal Gadot.

Gadot grew up in the water—gal is the Hebrew word for “wave”—and after an hour of talking on the beach, she suggests we go for a swim. A few moments later, there is Gal Gadot, in black couture leather-flower Gottex, floating in the lapis-blue Mediterranean, eyes closed, with her face turned up to the dazzling noon sun, and also, uh, me. She chose this floating spot scrupulously, picking her way around underwater rocks until there was only soft sand beneath her feet. Little fish flick silently around her body. “Tell me what you like to eat,” she purrs, breaking the calm quiet of passing swells. Then she springs her observation trap: “BECAUSE I NOTICE YOU DID NOT EAT THE EGG SANDWICH THAT I BROUGHT YOU.”

I am dumbstruck. I have been pretending, I thought convincingly, to eat the egg sandwich since we unfurled our towels.

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Talk about a room of one’s own–Japanese architect Shinsuke Fujii designed a home with earthquake-safe bookshelves that you can climb (the entire house is gorgeous if you like modern architecture style). Read full post

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It’s probably out of most people’s budgets, but Taschen has a new Ernst Haeckel book out. Read full post