Weekend Links: Life As A Snail

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Snails make excellent, if teeny-tiny, models for the most magical macro photography series.


Dinah Fried’s photo recreations of the most famous meals in literature allow both foodies and litterateurs to vicariously experience the eating experiences of Holden Caulfield, Esther Greenwood, and Gregor Samsa, though some meals are sparser than others–for example, Oliver Twist’s.


This fifth-grader is not thrilled to be “celebrating” National Poetry Month.


Not a great dancer? Watch a series of professional dancers work their way through moves beginning with every letter of the alphabet, and by the time you get to Z, you should be ready to groove.

In a fight between Shakespeare and William Shatner, who would win?


Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely, and according to pop culture, power turns children into little devil-monsters.


Ukrainian Easter eggs take quite a bit more effort than a standard dip-and-dye egg, but the payoff (in the form of ornately detailed, extravagantly hand-decorated works of art) is worth it.


The White House is having problems with a furry intruder.

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