Crate of Curios part 55

Autumn is approaching, evening are getting uncomfortably chilly and now, after the clocks were turned to winter time again, also dark. However, there’s still hope – soon Christmas lights will be switched on on the streets, skating rinks will be opening again and not to forget – an extra hour of sleep in the morning is always good. However, to distract ourselves until then, let’s open this week’s Crate without further ado.

  1. “In 1975, Jeanne Mammen tells the art historian Hans Kinkel, who conducts the only interview she will ever give: “You must always write that my pictures were created between 1890 and 1975. …I have always wanted to be just a pair of eyes, walking through the world unseen, only to see others. Unfortunately one was seen.”

2. Where does Albus Dumbledore get his sweets? By the looks of it, in the Oldest Sweet Shop in the world in Pateley Bridge in Yorkshire.

3. Did you know that population density in North Africa is so… uneven?

4. Bangladesh is moving to revive the production of the historical Muslin fabric.

5. Did you know that blue bananas exist?

6. And to finish off for this week, let’s have a little tech support comic by Nathan W. Pyle.

And that’s it for this time. Happy reading and until next week!

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