Reading While Eating for May 22: Making the Old New Again

In today's must-read lunch links: Steven Spielberg plans a TV series based on the video game Halo, striking photos of old Soviet playgrounds, and why fears of Google Glass are unfounded

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The former Anglican archbishop of Cape Town Desmond Tutu dances with the choir after he received the 2013 Templeton Prize at the Guildhall in central London on May 21, 2013. South African anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu won the 2013 Templeton Prize worth $1.7 million for helping inspire people around the world by promoting forgiveness and justice, organisers said.

New Xbox One features. Recall the action scenes in Jurassic Park? Steven Spielberg will be redirecting his directorial talent into producing a live-action TV series based on Halo. (The Daily What)

11 Terrifying Images of Old Soviet Playgrounds. From the land of tanks and iron curtains, pictures of old Soviet playgrounds that could pass for striking art installations. (mental_floss)

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Actress Rooney Mara at Cannes. The co-chair of this year’s Met Gala—purportedly the fashion event—seems to be channeling the color scheme of her former character with a series of black and white outfits on the red carpet. (Go Fug Yourself)

Fears of Google Glass are Unfounded. The paranoia surrounding the new tech toy is markedly reminiscent of reactions to the first Kodak cameras in the late 1800s. (

32 Delicious Things To Eat On Memorial Day. Start planning for the most important part of your long weekend with new twists on traditional picnic items. (BuzzFeed)