Sunday, October 22, 2017

Gigantic Butterfly Specimen Cases


France-based street artist Mantra transforms multi-story buildings into gigantic butterfly specimen cases in a series of clever, trick-of-the-eye 3D murals.



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If Animals Dealt with Anxiety

 Ever wonder what it’d sound like if animals could talk?

300 Days Of Sleeping Data Of Baby Juliet


Andrew Elliott illustrated 300 days of sleeping data of his daughter, Juliet. Blue represents sleep, and orange represents awake, in a continuous spiral starting in the centre, each day represented by a full rotation. Midnight is at the top, midday is at the bottom.

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Fox And The Whale

A beautiful short film by Robin Joseph


Fox And The Whale from robin joseph on Vimeo.

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Sunday Links


Roundup of the Coolest Arts and Crafts From Past Years  When the “Hex Kite” by Wind Architecture Studio takes flight, it looks like an alien is making contact with Earth.

Wrestle Your Mailman... and Other Small Ways to Feel Happy

The best horror podcasts Featuring tales of aliens, ghosts, supernatural strangeness, and more.

This is the face of American political power: BBC Future created a composite face of all members of the US Senate and House of Representatives.

How the Traveling Wilburys created a casual folk-rock masterpiece 

A Documentary Dives Into the Making of Psycho’s Iconic Shower Scene

The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State

World Monuments Fund: Here is a look at the 25 sites that make up the 2018 Watch and the challenges they face.

The Weird Yet Best Way to Clean a Bathtub Who knew?

18 Albums With Their Best Literary Matches: Kiara Garrett took to her social media pages to share a suggested reading list of books one may enjoy if they call a particular album a favourite.

Meiji Mura is a Japanese open air museum, preserving and displaying over sixty Japanese buildings from the Meiji Period (1868-1912).  I want to visit this place.

The Macaron That Tastes Like Marina Abramovic: The macarons are Prussian blue and stamped with the Abramovic family’s coat of arms. One is painted with edible gold leaf. The black triangle box in which they are served is meant to evoke mystery and Abramovic’s cosmic number (yes, that’s a thing, and it’s three).

A fascinating article on How Squids Communicate Via PfRC

Swedish country music cover of Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide" Plus Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings sing The Way It Will Be. Perfect Sunday morning listening.

This Crossword Puzzle Features Prison Slang and Solange Jonathan Chiu, who is serving a life sentence for murder, writes the crossword puzzle for San Quentin State Prison’s inmate-run newspaper.

Joni Mitchell: Fear of a Female Genius : One of the greatest living artists in popular music still isn’t properly recognized. Joni transcends gender, genre, and time. Here’s why.

Glazed and Amused Are you ready for brioche doughnuts topped with a bacon fat and goat cheese glaze?

Post to Instagram From Your Computer: This video tutorial by photographer Travis Transient shows how to post photos to Instagram using the browser on your desktop computer.

How a Fille du Roi Brought the 'Mother's Curse' to Canada  Old French Canadian genealogy records reveal how a harmful mutation can hide from natural selection in a mother's DNA.

Eating habits of the rich and famous 

Russian Man Restores Old Child Pedal Vehicles 

Beauty Warriors Latvian-based photographer Evija Laivina buys strange objects and beauty gadgets on eBay and stages them in portraits.