1. Doubts about the supposed Chinese skeletons found in Rome, 3-5th century A.D. Still, China to Rome just isn’t that far, and it is naive to believe this kind of contact didn’t exist. Study the history of the Polynesians.
3. Puffin topology, with violin (short video).
4. Afghan Bistro in Springfield, the best Afghan food I’ve had, get the Aushak, kadu, and eggplant.
5. Tarkovsky’s Ivan’s Childhood, newly released in an accessible, English subtitled form, shows that even his “minor” works are better than almost anything else.