Caught a Ghost - No Sugar In My Coffee
I love this man’s imagination and vision
The Tribute in Light by Steven Kelley and Mark Lennihan via My Modern Met
Pair these stunning photos with “Souls Tumbling in the Light,” a blog post by NPR Correspondent Robert Krulwich detailing how the beams of light attract thousands of migrating birds each year.
From the street below, he could hear them crying out, making their night calls. Multiplied by thousands, their cries were louder than the city traffic. “As we walked closer, the birds became more brilliant and numerous, a mass of charged, speeding particles. As each crossed into the light, it was suddenly branded white, turned into pure light.”
Read this for the prioritization of human mourning over animal confusion and death.
BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: I have my first art show debuting next Friday, 9/5, at September’s First Friday! My best & favorite images from this blog will be on display at Olde Fields Clothing Co., on the corner of Gaines Street & Railroad Avenue. The show will run through the month of September, so stop by if you’re in the area. The pieces will also be available for purchase.
ANOTHER ANATOMY POST! Only three vertebrate groups have successfully evolved flight: Birds, Bats, and Pterosaurs, which are NOT dinosaurs, and are an extremely diverse group of reptiles! Pterodactyl is not the only one. However, birds ARE dinosaurs. Avian dinosaurs!
Wings are not some extra structure you tack on to a creature and somehow the arms go away— they ARE arms. Think about that when you are designing creatures with wings and also giving them arms. That means your creature has six limbs.
Next anatomy post: The anatomy and evolution of DRAGONS. If you guys have any requests, feel free to send them in!
Excellent. Thank you for your service to education.
BIG Maze by BIG–Bjarke Ingels Group has taken over the historic Great Hall at Washington’s National Building Museum—where the firm’s exhibit “AmBIGuity” will also open in January. Get lost in it through September 1. Photography courtesy of the
I saw this! and it was well worth the visit.
"Beyond Braille: 3-D Printed Books For The Blind" via Vignesh Ramachandran
With the help of 3D printing, your favorite picture books could become tactile –– and that could make a big difference for blind readers.
Image: University of Colorado Boulder
Awesome! and it’s about time, right? C’mon now.