Weekend Links: Straight from the Photographer’s Mouth

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Photographer Justin Quinnell takes an unconventional approach to pinhole photography: he uses his mouth.
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Weekends are a great time to catch up on your Shakespeare. With nearly all of the Bard’s works freely available to read through online sources (on Project Gutenberg, for example), readers are positively spoiled for choice. This handy “What Shakespeare Play Should I Read Next?” flowchart should make the decision, if not the iambic pentameter, easier.
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West Virginians might want to indulge in some lighter reading, since the results of a 2012 Gallup poll have declared it the state with the most stressed residents. Take it easy, WV.
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This contender for Father of the Year has taken the practice of leaving notes in his children’s packed lunches to a new level, illustrating each of his sons’ sandwich bags with a Sharpie each morning. His creations range from seasonal (trick-or-treating ghosts) to self-referential (various non-sandwich food items).
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Fifty street artists walked into an abandoned Parisian nightclub and created a multi-room masterpiece.
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In a similar vein, Atlanta-based artist HENSE revitalized an old, unused church with splashes of color, proving that one man’s trash really is another man’s work of art.
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In the greatest show of bipartisanship in recent memory, all five living U.S. Presidents stood together at the opening of the George W. Bush Library long enough to take a historical snapshot.
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And in case you missed it, Boston Magazine features a stunning, technicolor tribute to the runners and victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on its May cover.

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