13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. XXXVIII)


9th Sep, 2013

1. Smokin’ Garciela

Cuba - Havana


Cuban lady

It’s possible you may have seen this face before, perhaps in a photo album of someone that travelled to Cuba. This is the famous cigar lady from Havana, Garciela, in her late 80’s. She lets tourists take photographs of her for a few pesos.

Found on the Flickr group, Smokin Garciela



2. Vintage Barbie and Ken

David Parise photographs vintage Barbie and Ken dolls in their original 60s outfits in various locations such as Miami, New York and Los Angeles. View more photos from the gallery, prints available to buy here.



3. Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY

Converted from a factory built in 1901. Website here.



4. A Healthier Ravioli Recipe

Chicken and Spinach Paleo Ravioli, made with zucchini or squash found on CupcakesOMG



5. Western Town made of Popsicle Sticks

My grandad built this all by hand with a little help from each family member. He mangaed to finish it shortly before passing away … Posted by GearedUp on Imgur



6. Dancing GIF

Found on Love GIFs



7. “Dalì is the biggest prick of the 20th Century”– said Henry Miller

In 1973, writer Henry Miller scrawled some notes, voicing his opinion of the great surrealist Salvador Dali.

“It all started in 1940, when Miller and his lover, the incomparable Anaïs Nin, spent some time cooped up in the same house with Dalí, who turned out to be an insufferable prima donna. Their time together ended in a wild shouting match, with Miller and Nin storming out of the home and holding a grudge for decades to come.”

–Found on Open Culture, more on Book Tryst



8. Fashion Landscapes


Joseph Ford



9. Feliz Threaded Chairs

Available to buy from Australian website Feliz



10. Farmers carrying pots of fish to market on their bikes

Found on Pinterest



11. A Boat Mall in Hong Kong

Anchored in the concrete ocean of Hong Kong is The Whampoa, a commercial center which commemorates the city’s maritime heritage, as well as providing high-end shopping!

Found on Atlas Obscura



12. An Alternative Privacy Pod

Found on Pinterest



13. The World’s Largest Lunchbox Museum

Metal lunchboxes were outlawed in the 80s because of complaints that they were being used as dangerous weapons on the playground. Who knew?! So where did they all go. Well Allen Woodall has about 2,000 vintage models in his unique Georgia museum!

Found on Cool Hunting




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