Linklist 9 april 2023

Brooke Shields and the Curse of Great Beauty
“Pretty Baby,” a new documentary on Hulu, explores the toll that sexual and commercial objectification takes on women.
The age of average
This article argues that from film to fashion and architecture to advertising, creative fields have become dominated and defined by convention and cliché. Distinctiveness has died. In every field we look at, we find that everything looks the same.
Visually hidden content is a hack that needs to be resolved, not enshrined
Cars are rewiring our brains to ignore all the bad stuff about driving
We tend to turn a blind eye to the social ills of driving.
‘Dad said: We’re going to follow Captain Cook’: how an endless round-the-world voyage stole my childhood
In 1976, Suzanne Heywood’s father decided to take the family on a three-year sailing ‘adventure’ – and then just kept going. It was a journey into fear, isolation and danger..
There She Goes: A Reading List on Women Adventurers
The women you’ll find on top of the world.
A Deadly Cousin of Ebola Has Flared Up in Africa
The World Health Organization is gearing up to test vaccines against the Marburg virus—but the world is still not prepared to contain new viral outbreaks.