Literati roundup: “Map of literary road trips

Map of literary road trips  FlowingData » Visualization by Nathan Yau Ever wanted to follow in the footsteps of a famous writer or literary character in their journey across the country? Well now you can. Richard Kreitner for Atlas Obscura hand-cataloged the road trips — more than 1,500 entries — from twelve works of literature and … Read more

RIP Christopher Lee, the metalhead

Remembering Sir Christopher Lee‘s Heavy Metal Output Metal Injection by Robert Pasbani The man had a lot of music! Christopher Lee on the power of the fantasy genre  Boing Boing by Caroline Siede Christopher Lee died earlier this week, but the renowned actor leaves behind an impressive body of work, including a ton of great genre films. Read … Read more

Photos: Istanbul’s African sex workers… İstanbul news roundup…

In photos: Istanbul’s African sex workers Hürriyet photojournalist Murat Şaka spent a year in the notorious streets of Istanbul to document the life of African sex workers A Thrillingly Colorful Vision of Istanbul Huffington Post Yener Torun, 32, is an architect-turned-photographer who has lived in Istanbul since he was 14, and has now decided to show … Read more

A metrobüs burns out in rush hour, hopefully no casualties… Istanbul news roundup…

Highway near Şirinevler… News in Turkish Good thing, no casualties reported. Metrobus (Turkish: Metrobüs) is a 50 km (31.1 mi) bus rapid transit route in İstanbul, Turkey with 45 stations which follows the city’s ring-road via Avcılar, Zincirlikuyu and the Bosphorus Bridge to Söğütlüçeşme using dedicated bus lanes for much of the route.[3] Fatih Sarmacısı: A Jelly Roll with … Read more

Istanbul Photo Awards winners announced .. İstanbul news roundup:

‘Don’t worry, be happy’ star Bobby McFerrin inIstanbul Hurriyet Daily News Istanbul’s Cemal Reşit Rey (CRR) Concert Hall will host tonight legendary singer Bobby McFerrin, who is best known for his 1988 hit song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” Bigger Isn’t Always Better: Notes on The Moving MuseumIstanbul Şeyma Bayram “It’s like a soup made with two … Read more

“A day in the life as a Syrian living on İstanbul’s streets… İstanbul news roundup.

  A day in the life as a Syrian living on İstanbul’s streets BGN NEWS A day in the life as a Syrian living on İstanbul’s streets … southeastern border, many have flocked over to the western provinces — as far as İstanbul. Istanbul Rail Systems Mavi Boncuk Museum houses taking off in Istanbul Istanbul is rich … Read more

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