Sunday, June 17, 2018

Felted Pups Look So Real

Canada-based artist Meagan Alessio makes miniature wool sculptures of dogs that look almost real.






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Sunday Links


Kanye Paid $85K for Photo of Whitney Houston's Bathroom for Album Cover

Friedrich Nietzsche or Janelle Monáe? 

Visualizing Dante's Hell: Maps and Drawings of Dante's Inferno  Via

The Girl Detectives At the University of Pittsburgh, there's a student club devoted to solving crimes, one that's taken seriously by law enforcement. And it's run by young women.

Live your fairytale fantasy at this Gothic tower in Kent

Chicago artist Aleia Murawski creates charming miniature settings with live snails owned by collaborator Samuel Copeland.

Ghost Writer: The most remarkable thing about Patience Worth wasn’t that she was dead. It was that all she wanted to do was write books.

You’re Putting My Brain Where, Exactly?

The chimeras of the NYC subway

The Strange Case of the Missing Joyce Scholar Great story.

Secret gardens: A global tour of hidden urban oases 

ICE Came for a Tennessee Town’s Immigrants. The Town Fought Back. 

Where Your Lost Stuff Goes When You Lose It in Tokyo

Benedetto Bufalino turns old caravan into mobile swimming pool (Previously)

The Good, the Rad, and the Gnarly: The Pudding examines how the music of skateboarding changed over time, how genres relate to particular styles of skating, and which songs are associated with specific skaters.

On what did you step? Where the 'No Ending a Sentence With a Preposition' Rule Comes From 

The Most Extreme Out-of-Office Message What if you deleted all your emails during vacation and never looked back?

The last bat: the mystery of Britain’s most solitary animal  In a dank Sussex tunnel, a solitary greater mouse-eared bat roosts each winter. Is he the only one left in Britain?

Made me laugh. Cat captioners used lines from Joe Walsh's 1978 song "Life's Been Good" Via Miss Cellania

Canadiana Shorts: A Tomb in High Park

Music For Sunday Morning

Saturday, June 16, 2018

In Search of Forgotten Colours

Sachio Yoshioka is the fifth-generation head of the Somenotsukasa Yoshioka dye workshop in Fushimi, southern Kyoto. When he succeeded to the family business in 1988, he abandoned the use of synthetic colours in favour of dyeing solely with plants and other natural materials. 30 years on, the workshop produces an extensive range of extremely beautiful colours.




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