The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Feb. 16, 2012

Over the Rhine’s Karin Bergquist and Linford Detweiler ruminate on the intimacies of sharing life and music together, from dating, to marriage, to what music means to them as a couple. The deeply moving artists share their story as part of Paste’s "Musical Sweethearts." [Paste mPlayer

The famous “dogs eating spaghetti” scene from the 1955 classic Lady and the Tramp comes to life, as Disney prepares to release its new blu-ray edition. [The Daily What]

Champion Jenga-Players Behold: Here’s some incredible unnerving footage of one man stacking 3,117 coins on top if a single dime, and setting a world record. Through the wonders of video editing you can watch the whole construction process in four and a half minutes. [Mail Online]

Ever wondered what could be done with all your old CDs? Artist Sean Avery takes fragments of broken discs and layers them to create one-of-a-kind animal sculptures. [Colossal and Deviant Art]

Forget traditional, boring family pictures. Document the lives of your children in a creative and engaging way, like this father. [GOOD]

Chipotle doesn’t have a clean track record when it comes to humane, environmental practices, but they’re working to change that. With a new ad that ran during the Grammy’s and a new mission on their website, it looks like the fast food superchain is putting thought into its progress. [OnEarth

The Chicago eatery Alinea Restaurant has taken to serving its customers edible helium filled balloons for dessert. In this clip they talk briefly about how it’s made and comsumed. [Eater]



Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners. Read more from Joshua at hail fellow well met.

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