Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Converting salt water to drinking water, recycling face masks in concrete, an exhibition of abortion stories and more from around the web

Researchers Uncover a Fragment of the Asteroid That May Have Killed Off Dinosaurs Paleontologists discovered a tiny fragment that may have been from the asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago and killed off the dinosaurs, as revealed in a new documentary Dinosaur Apocalypse. Found in the Tanis fossil site in North Dakota, the fragment was preserved in amber after landing in tree resin upon …

NYCxDESIGN 2022: Floral Artist Lutfi Janania’s Vitra Installation

A bounty of botanical sculptures alongside exquisite designer vases and more

Inside NYC’s Vitra Studio on Madison Avenue, floral artist Lutfi Janania has installed a spellbinding array of curious, colorful and organic botanical sculptures to align with the furniture and decor brand’s designer vases—including their Vase Découpage collection by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. A celebration of springtime and Vitra’s very own Flower Guide, the ephemeral exhibition is an official event in this year’s NYCxDESIGN festival. Amidst …

For Pioneer Works’ Supper Club 2022, Chef Tara Thomas’ Menu Evokes Romantic, Sustainable Gardens

The monthly dinner series returns to NYC with dreamy fare that celebrates spring and regenerative foods

Supper Club—a community-oriented, chef-led dinner series from arts organization Pioneer Works—returns to NYC for their 10th year of crafting original, memorable dining experiences helmed by Michelin-starred restauranteurs as well as emerging culinary studios. Rather than the series’ typical location in Pioneer Works’ Red Hook, Brooklyn building, Supper Club, for the first time, is traveling to a selection of off-site locations city-wide. For chef Tara Thomas, the …