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9,200 unknown tree species, a watery grave for the ISS, the UK's first queer museum and more from around the web

A Studio Residency For Formerly Incarcerated Artists at the World Trade Center This Spring, Silver Art Projects—a non-profit organization that supports overlooked artists—will open applications for its third round of year-long residencies, offering studio space at the World Trade Center, stipends and mentorships for disadvantaged artists. A quarter of the creatives chosen will be formerly incarcerated people. “It just made sense to bring in formerly …

The International Space Station Will Plunge Into The Ocean in 2030

Over 30 years after its 1998 launch, the International Space Station—which has been in low-Earth orbit and inhabited by astronauts from NASA (United States), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Europe) and CSA (Canada)—will plunge into the most remote part of the Pacific Ocean in 2030. It’s set for a splash-landing at Point Nemo, known as the space cemetery, which is “pretty much the farthest place …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Virtual visits into space, a guide to this year's Milan Design Week, the new Black Film Archive and more from around the web

“Women For Life On Earth” Redefined Protesting With Beauty + Banners When 20-foot-long missiles moved into the Greenham Common Air Force base in the 1980s, it was the last straw for a group of women in England and Wales. Thus, the collective Women For Life On Earth was born—and soon set out on a 110-mile march to Greenham, renouncing war and violence. Almost immediately, the …