Link About It: This Week’s Picks

From headphones grown from fungus to a new understanding of procrastination, our round-up of the internet this week

LGBTQ+ Activists Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera to Get NYC Monument A statue planned for Greenwich Village’s Ruth Wittenberg Triangle will honor Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, activists and icons of the LGBTQ+ community. The pair co-founded Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries, an organization that offered support for homeless drag queens, gay youth and trans people. And, as legend has it, Rivera threw the …

Garage Italia Turns Vintage Autos Into Electric Cars

From Milan’s Garage Italia Customs, the Icon-e project sees Lapo Elkann’s creative and production agency replace vintage auto combustion engines with electric drivetrains. Their debut effort, a Fiat Nuova 500, maintains the spirit of the 1957-1975 production period, but there are several developments that make it fit for the road today. See more images at High Snobiety.