Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014

A year has gone by… blah-blah … and the usual commonplace remarks. What happened this year 2014: January January 7 – Record cold temperatures are being recorded across the Midwest and eastern United States.  20 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit below average in … Continue reading

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Incredibly Intricate Hand-drawn Maze

Japanese Twitter user @Kya7y recently uploaded photos of her father’s detailed, hand-drawn maze. This incredible project took him seven years to complete! After nearly three decades, @Kya7y’s father has started a new maze project. “He’s trying to make the design more beautiful … Continue reading

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Natural Interactions by Kate O’Hara

Kate O’Hara is a freelance illustrator currently living in Reno, Nevada. She graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, with a BFA in Illustration and a minor in Typography. She enjoys creating illustrations that draw people in through their … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had … Continue reading

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Rock Paper Books – A Modern Collection of Classic Books by David Mautz

The concept for this project came about when David was looking for a nice set of classic paperbacks. Unfortunately, reprints of classic books are dominated by large companies that pump out cheap paperback versions with bland covers. The limited options … Continue reading

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Vanishing Spirits – The Dried Remains Of Single Malt Scotch – by Ernie Button

The Macallan 150 “The idea for this project occurred while putting a used Scotch glass into the dishwasher.  I noted a film on the bottom of a glass and when I inspected closer, I noted these fine, lacey lines filling … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg

“In the Hall of the Mountain King” (Norwegian: I Dovregubbens hall) is a piece of orchestral music composed by Edvard Grieg for the sixth scene of act 2 in Henrik Ibsen’s 1867 play Peer Gynt. It was originally part of … Continue reading

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Looks Like Music, Yuri Suzuki’s Robots That Translate Colors Into Sounds

Looks Like Music is an installation by Yuri Suzuki centered around his sound piece Colour Chaser: a miniature robot that detects and follows a black line while reading crossing coloured lines and translating this data into sound. Visitors are free to … Continue reading

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Paper Mongolian Costumes

Three girls in paper costumes from paper artist Asya Kozina. Stylized and exaggerated forms of traditional Mongolian costume by artist. “The idea for this project came from my fascination by mongolian wedding costumes. They themselves are very extravagant and futuristic. … Continue reading

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Laboratory Drinkware by thinkgeek

The life of a Mad Scientist is a trying one. There are so many giant death robots to build and mind-control serums to develop that by the end of the day, you’re exhausted! Time to send the minions off to … Continue reading

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