Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Chocolate-covered jellyfish, a floating pyramid city, pizza museums and more in our look around the web

1. Chocolate-Covered Jellyfish, a Recipe to Reduce Their Soaring Population A common problem across the Mediterranean, Japan and Sweden, soaring jellyfish populations are wreaking havoc on local businesses and infrastructure—from clogging up pipes at a power plant to making swimming impossible to overwhelming the fishing industry. Among the many ideas to mitigate the problem, a company called GoJelly is proposing several options: “an array of …

Winners Announced for the Moët Moment Film Festival

Introduced by an all-women judging panel led by actress Billie Lourd, 12 60-second short films were screened at NYC’s Metrograph movie theater. They had been selected from over 500 entries submitted to Moët & Chandon’s third annual Moët Moment Film Festival, and each addressed the theme of “A Cause for Celebration.” With unprecedented power and a touching sincerity, the final two films shown marked a …

Decoding Dom Pérignon in Hautvillers, France

Exploring medieval abbey grounds and fields ripe for harvesting

On the third day of Dom Prignon‘s annual grape harvest, we joined the team in the pinot noir fields of Ay, in the heart of France’s celebrated Champagne region and toured their medieval abbey grounds in Hautvillers. This was the second stage of their multi-year initiative, “Decoding,” which commenced in April of this year in the grandest fashion with 29 snacks (each one inspired by …