5 Top Links of the Week (Part 5)

roman (Image: Walters Art Museum, public domain)

This week’s link round-up from our friends, partners and sites we admire includes an abandoned insane asylum in Tuscany, air pollution since the days of ancient Rome, offbeat bars in Austin and the cost of Ghana’s e-waste dump.

The Terrible Cost of Ghana’s Electronic Waste Dump (Tech Graffiti)

Austin’s Top 5 Off-the-Beaten Path, Eccentric Bars (Untapped Cities)

The Never-Before-Told Story of the World’s First Computer Art (The Atlantic)

Air Pollution has been a Problem since the Days of Ancient Rome (Smithsonian.com)

Tuscany’s Abandoned Asylum for the Criminally Insane (Environmental Graffiti)

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