Links that may or may not be related to gardens, food, travel, art, nature, or heterotopias and liminal spaces but probably are. Sources in parentheses.
article: Japanese Aquariums Track Penguins’ Dramatic, Salacious Love Lives Through Complex Flowcharts (Colossal). From Kyoto Aquarium and Tokyo’s Sumita Aquarium.
article: Isopods: Crustaceans in the Forest (Northern Woodlands). We call them pill bugs, roly-polys, sow bugs, and wood lice but they’re not insects at all. They are crustaceans, or isopods.
Twitter thread: Eels (Twitter/Dr. Emily Finch, geologist)
playlist: 715 songs, handpicked by neuroscientists to elicit “frisson” (amandaemcee/Spotify). About half are classical pieces. List includes 25 or so of my favourite songs. (Frisson: “a sudden feeling or sensation of excitement, emotion or thrill.”)
short illustrated list: Invisible things to bring to your vacation (Sophie Lucido Johnson/Instagram). Also, if you’re going to a tidal place, bring a tide table.