Cookie Crumbles #4

http://www.buzzfeed.com/samimain/youtubes-hidden-masterpiece-theater-is-the-lizzie-5pfv

If you haven’t already, go check out this 21st century version of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice presented in the format of a video blog. Creative and hilarious, poignant and entertaining, this is by far our favorite new web show. Linked below is Episode 1 of what will eventually become a 100 part series. Enjoy!

http://flavorwire.com/371702/25-writers-on-the-importance-of-libraries

In this age of digitization, the fate is a bit precarious as funding continues to be cut in favor of what politicians and other perceive to be more useful and economically viable initiatives. That being said, they are still the custodians of the world’s knowledge and as such both libraries and librarians that work in them are of crucial significance. Linked above is an article where 25 famous authors weigh in on why these institutions are so important.

Great Hall of the Natural History Museum in London

This week’s museum eye candy comes to you courtesy of the National History Museum in London.

http://nedhardy.com/2012/02/15/famous-paintings-improved-by-cats/

Finally, here are some famous paintings that have been altered to include cats. Our favorite? This hilarious re-imagining of Botticelli’s Birth of Venus.

famous_paintings_cats_1

Until next week!

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