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Links We Love: 1/21/2017

by Team Fathom

Met Museum, Workout

Photo by Paula Lobo.

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

An archive of 4,000 photos recently discovered in a university basement in Sheffield, England, casts post-war Britain in a fascinating light. – Daniel, editorial assistant

Here's a tiny reason to go to Houston this season. Pocket Museum, opened at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and runs through March 18, showing impressive miniature ceramics, metalwork, glassware, and other works of small-scale dexterity and creativity. – Pavia, CEO

Pocket Museum

Left, Sean Donlon, "Rhythm." Right: Marco Terenzi, "Ball Peen Hammer." Photos courtesy of Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

I want to drop by El Alto, Bolivia, one day just to see out-of-this-world colorful buildings by self-taught architect Freddy Mamani Silvestre. – Becky, assistant editor

Sleuthing vacaation renters try to figure out who their Airbnb host is in this dumb-funny The New Yorker video short. – Jeralyn, editorial director

This new book chronicles 100 years of infographics from National Geographic. – Daniel

I'm clearing out my tiny NYC bed/living/dining room to make space for a modern Japanese kotatsu heating table-meets-sofabed. And then hibernating for the rest of winter. – Becky

A dance company is hosting workout classes in the halls of NYC's Met. – Daniel

Chef and gastro-philosopher Dan Barber is bringing his remarkable no-food-waste restaurant concept wastED to London from February 24–April 2. Gourmet with a conscience is a movement everyone can get behind. – Pavia

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