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Links We Love: 1/14/2017

by Team Fathom

Pencil Factory, Portugal, Slanted

Portuguese pencils. Photo by Daniel Sommer. 

Here are the internet happenings that caught our attention this week.

Current obession: Photos of the oldest pencil factory in Portugal. – Daniel, editorial assistant

This weekend I'm heading uptown to the beautiful Neue Galerie to see a few of my favorite Austrian paintings. Klimt and the Women of Vienna's Golden Age closes on Monday. – Berit, editor

I know nobody's thinking of the Arctic Circle right now, but this modern fairytale dome in Norway looks so cozy I'm thinking of moving in. – Becky, assistant editor

Didn't see that coming: Pablo Escobar's son is a respected architect who designs beautiful properties in Colombia and Argentina. – Daniel

The world's funnest beach cleanup happened this week in Germany when thousands of plastic Easter eggs washed up on shore. – Becky 

I'm convinced the Japanese do just about everything better — even dealing with delicate matters like grieving a miscarriage. – Berit

If you're still looking for a new country to move to ... consider the new French law giving all employees the right to disconnect.  – Becky


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Namibia dune trekking. Photo by Kevin Short and Katie Heller.

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