Best of the Web

Links We Love: 7/15/2017

by Team Popupla

Photo by Edward Denison.

Here are the internet happenings that caught our attention this week.

I've discovered a new rabbit hole, courtesy of the ever-innovative SFMOMA. is the fun and clever text-based app the museum launched to help virtual visitors discover the 34,678 pieces in its collection, only five percent of which it can show. Text 572-51 and type "send me ___" where the blank is a word or an emoji. I asked for beauty, cows, beach, and poker and was totally charmed by the results. – Pavia, CEO

New indie travel magazine alert: , a quarterly dedicated to telling stories behind Asian dishes and the people who make and serve them. The first issue, which ships mid-July, is all about noodles. – Daniel, editorial assistant

Just found this hashtag via the NYT and love the visual explorations of movement in quick video format. – Jeralyn, editorial director

This relatively unknown modernist city in Eritrea just became . – Daniel

Any chance you'll be in Oshkosh, WI, next week? Those attending the EAA AirVenture convention can pretend they are part of Blue Origin's flight crew during a . – Jeralyn


 Rooms Hotel, Kazbegi, Georgia

A pool with a view at Rooms Hotel Kazbegi. Photo by Ross Belfer.

Tokyo: Secret Bonsai collections, little-known antique shops, and other gems.

Georgia: Travel to the Eurasian country may just be the next big thing.

Norway: A grueling, totally worthwhile hike through Viking country.