Link Dump 2009.05.23

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Backdated content. I hadn't stopped collecting links when I wasn't posting, so there are many, many, many links to post...

Things to buy
Knotty Estian Jessica Tai is interviewed.
http://www.myshoppingconnection.com/articles/designer-spotlight/spotligh...

Events
Family Day at the Princeton University Art Museum was May 16, 2009 where Asian art and culture was the theme and Chinese knotting (among other things) was demonstrated.
http://centraljersey.com/articles/2009/05/22/the_princeton_packet/your_v...

Articles
Franciscans use the knots on their belts as reminders. Gee, I always thought it was more ceremonial/spiritual than that.
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1087257.html

Using knots for evil. Killing women with clove hitches. Read about the doings of a serial killer at the following link.
http://www.wisn.com/news/19574296/detail.html

Fashion
Clip-on ties in the name of child safety.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1183109/Clip-ties-squeezing-trad...

Maybe because my kids don't wear uniforms, I'm less concerned about kids and ties than I am about doctors and ties.
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn5029-doctors-ties-harbour-diseasec...

And a response to the school tie controversy
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/mortarboard/2009/may/18/school-tie-blog

More of the same (are ties over and done or not?) about ties
http://www.watoday.com.au/executive-style/style/the-tie-dead-or-alive-20...

And again
http://www.ngrguardiannews.com/fashion/article01/indexn2_html?pdate=1505...

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