• Lunchtime Links

    Bevo XIV

    After being diagnosed with bovine leukemia, Bevo XIV was retired. Learn more about the macot's 12-year reign in this video.

    Democratic Debate Recap

    Check out this New York Times article to see their take on everything from the candidates to the questions asked during last night’s Democratic debate.

     

    The Women of the Manhattan Project

    From wives to daughters to scientists themselves, learn more about the women behind the Manhattan Project here.

     

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    Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.

    Shia LaBeouf

    If you’re passionate about Shia LaBeouf’s arrest on 6th street this past weekend, here’s an update on what’s happening to him.

    Rhianna and the New York Times

    In this T Magazine interview, Rhianna discusses her career, her social media and what types of men turn her on.

    Donald Trump China Remix

     

    Have you ever paid attention to the way Donald Trump says “China?” In this video, YouTube user Chris Kogos took video of Trump saying the country’s name over and over again and added some catchy beats.

    Senator Palpatine and Sauron    

    Check out this comic by artist Steve Ogden that details what would probably happen if Senator Palpatine, Sauron and Voldemort met up in the afterlife.


     

  • Lunchtime Links

    Beagle runs for Dog Mayor

    Sid the Beagle, the subject of the popular instagram account “MyRegalBeagle,” announced his bid to become Austin’s Dog Mayor. The pup plans to promote no-kill shelters and bacon. Learn more about him here.

     

    ACL Weekend Two Recap

    If you weren’t one of the thousands of people sweating up a storm at Zilker Park this week, or if you’re already ready to reminisce, check out the festival’s recap.

     

    Charlie Strong by the numbers

    Texas Sports put together an infographic detailing the Longhorn coach’s career. Check it out here.

  • Lunchtime Links

     

    Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.

    John Lennon’s birthday

     

    Today, John Lennon would have turned 75 years old. If you’d like to honor him, join Austinites at Threadgill’s for its 25th annual tribute show. Doors open at 7 p.m.

    Also, check out this archival footage of Paul McCartney remembering Lennon.

    The Unselfie

    In this New York Times Magazine piece, photographer Alec Soth presents 16 selfies that obscure his face — what he calls “unselfies.” It’s his personal statement on selfie culture.

    Supreme court potentially takes on Texas cases

    Stay informed by reading Texas Monthly’s report on the two Texas-based cases the Supreme Court will potentially take on this term. One is Fisher vs. UT over affirmative action and the other is Whole Woman’s vs. Cole, which will determine certain abortion restrictions.


     

  • Lunchtime Links

    Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.

     

    Wonderland

     

    Check out this whimsical and impressive photo series created by Kirsty Mitchell. Mitchell began the project, which took more than six years to shoot, in honor of her late mother.

     

    “Netflix and Chill” condoms

     

    UT alumnus Yousef Okasheh created Netflix and chill-themed condoms, now available for purchase.

     

    Gary Clark Jr.

     

    In anticipation for Gary Clark Jr.’s performance this coming weekend at Austin City Limits, read the Austin American-Statesman’s in-depth interview with him.


     

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