Friday’s links talk powerful spouses, legendary icons and just how to be remembered through history.
Super Spouses: Sure, you’ve heard a lot about the GOP presidential candidates. But what about their better halves? Check out their political assets — and drawbacks. (The Atlantic Wire)
Paltry Sum: India’s government says that people who spend more than 65 cents a day are above the poverty line. So how much can 65 cents a day actually buy? (Divanee)
Spooky Spending: What recession? Americans will spend $7 billion on Halloween this year. (Moneyland)
Culinary Creations: Can food be art? Once you check out these photos of modernist cuisine, we think you’ll be convinced. (LIFE)
Character Work: Michelle Williams channels Marilyn Monroe on the latest cover of Vogue. Does she pull it off? (Go Fug Yourself)
Dumb Criminal: Here’s a tip to aspiring thieves: Don’t rob the same bank for three days in a row. You’ll probably get caught eventually. (The Daily What)