On the heels of the sad news that professor, author, and film critic Peter Brunette died while attending the Taormina Film Festival in Italy earlier this week, Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago, perhaps best known for his 1995 novel Blindness, has passed away at the age of 87.
Something to marvel at during your presumably less visually stimulating Friday evening commute: the art gallery that is the Swedish Subway System.
Finally, here’s a bunch of eco activists crying because of a dead tree:
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