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 …

Narciso Rodriguez + Cindy Sherman T-Shirt

In this limited edition collaboration, iconic photographer and artist Cindy Sherman teams up with fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez to create a graphic, black and white T-shirt, with all proceeds benefitting Planned Parenthood of Greater New York. Sherman—who is revered for her use of costumed and theatrical effects that critique gender and identity—lends one of her dramatic and visceral images to this classic fit, which is …

Artsy + Planned Parenthood’s “Choice Works” Benefit Auction

A response to the extreme law recently passed in Texas, part of “a national agenda to end access to abortion across the US,” the Choice Works benefit auction launched by Artsy and Planned Parenthood aims to raise funds to be used in safeguarding reproductive rights across the country. Live online now, the auction corresponds with an event during Miami Art Week on 2 December and …