Items for June 2017

Germany gay marriage approved by MPs in snap vote

Tags: sexuality, law, germany

Somebody Peeled 30 Years Of Graffiti, And This Is What Was Underneath

Tags: architecture, vintage

Hattusa: The Ancient Capital of The Hittites

Tags: antiquity, cities

People in 1920s Berlin Nightclubs Flirted via Pneumatic Tubes

When real-world stuff is too implausible to put in a movie like Cabaret.

Tags: culture, tech, history

Tesla car battery production releases as much CO2 as 8 years of gasoline driving

Tags: cars, energy, environment

Cosmopolitanism on the Move: Port Said around 1900

Tags: cities, history

Britain’s politics and politicians are unhinged and the economy is in trouble

Chris Johns: Just wait until austerity-fatigued voters have to live through a Brexit-driven economic slowdown

Tags: uk, economics, politics

Today is the anniversary of the first woman in space

Tags: space, gender

Stanford researcher sheds light on life of lesbians in Nazi Germany

Tags: sexuality, politics, history

Women in tech: Why Bulgaria and Romania are leading in software engineering

Tags: tech, gender

Boxed in: life inside the 'coffin cubicles' of Hong Kong – in pictures

Tags: china, housing

City of Villains: Why I Don’t Trust Batman

Tags: comics, society

Roman Roads

Tags: antiquity, travel, media

Videotapes Are Becoming Unwatchable As Archivists Work To Save Them

Tags: vintage, media, tech