Have you always wanted to make love on a carousel, in a space capsule, or tucked between the meat and veg of a giant sandwich? Well, then, Chicago has a romantic themed hotel suite perfect for your Valentine’s Day celebrations… you sick, sick monster. [AV Club]
President Obama has picked New York artist Chuck Close, writer Jhumpa Lahiri, and others to join his Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. [LAT]
CNN Travel offers some handy tips for taking in the Olympics in Vancouver. Remember to bring long underwear and a sense of humor. [CNN]
Learn the four—yes, four—ways to properly bow in Japan. Could come in handy next time you drop a beer on someone during a night out in Roppongi. [Slate]
Get the full international rundown of the “World’s Dirtiest Hotels”. You already know how much we love the American winner. [NYT]
The Wall Street Journal explains why Film Forum has survived lo these last 30 years while other art-house cinemas bit the big one. [WSJ]
Above: A shot of the “Out to Lunch” suite, courtesy of The Rainbow Motel, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
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