THE ROUNDUP: READS WE’RE LOVING LATELY
This week: mushroom glamour shots, the many (happy) faces of plastic bags, a quick Swedish lesson, plus more.
Fun with fungi: If you’ve never thought of mushrooms as being shy or even goofy, these vivid portraits c/o It’s Nice That might make you think again.
“Let’s have a touchbase”: Vulture ponders shorter, more efficient workdays without garbage language.
Thank You for Shopping Here!: New York recently bid farewell to single-use plastic bags so here’s a look at some iconic designs from happy faces to purple roses, via the New York Times. Oh, and in case anyone needs more totes…
Great pyramids: Whole jars of Nutella are part of a balanced diet, at least according to cartoonist Liana Finck and Bon Appétit.
Oldie but goodie: This short story in The New Yorker about a chance celebrity encounter is just as enjoyable now as it was in 2007.
Word: solkatt (n.; Swedish): literally “sun cat” but refers to that glimmer you see when sunlight is reflected off a shiny surface, like a wristwatch.