Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Versailles transformed by Olafur Eliasson's sci-fi art, saying goodbye to IKEA's blue bags and more in our look at the web

1. Olafur Eliasson Invades Versailles with Spatial Installations Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has taken over France’s palace of Versailles with a series of large-scale installations that challenge visitors to exercise their senses. Organized into outdoor and indoor parts, the works consist of a waterfall in the grand canal, fog-filled gardens, a prismatic LED fixture inside the chateau and more. The exhibition is currently open and …

Olafur Eliasson Invades Versailles with Spatial Installations

Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has taken over France’s palace of Versailles with a series of large-scale installations that challenge visitors to exercise their senses. Organized into outdoor and indoor parts, the works consist of a waterfall in the grand canal, fog-filled gardens, a prismatic LED fixture inside the chateau and more. The exhibition is currently open and will remain on display until 30 October. Head …

The Trickiest Tongue Twister Ever

Reuters' 2013 in photos, Time's person of the year, Miami's new museum and more in our weekly look at the web

“Sally sold seashells by the seashore,” move over. There’s a new kid in town, based on research conducted by a team at MIT. They’ve come up with the phrase “pad kid poured curd pulled cod” as one of the toughest to say quickly, based on creating combinations of alternating words—so hard that some participants simply gave up. The next step of the research process? Measuring …