WEEKLY ROUNDUP: WHAT TO READ THIS WEEKEND

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This week: next-level snowmen, an exploration of the power of scent and a conspiracy theory involving your morning java (plus, a few more things we found and loved this week).

In case your New Year’s resolution was to eat more delicious things: “An almost-flourless cookie that’s basically a brownie,” via Food52.

Scent: How truly natural botanicals can heal everything from anxiety to feelings of loss, via goop.

Conspiracy theory: Ever had a barista botch the spelling of your name? It’s all for the social media play, one theorist suggests, via Mental Floss.

Brr: Creative snowmen to inspire some weekend fun—number five (!!), via Bored Panda.

Rock ’n’ roll: Patti Smith, Blondie, Lou Reed…here’s a sneak peek of Total Excess, a book of previously unpublished images of ’70s rock legends, via The Cut.

Word: sobremesa (n.; Spanish): the moment after a meal has ended but the conversation is still flowing.

Read our other lists of links and shop our newest arrivals.

Photography by Angi Welsch.