Street Art for a Cause

Endangered Harlem by Gaia, photo by Tara Murray[/caption] This weekend in NYC my friend AQ and I took a slow bus through Harlem. We got to see some of the endangered bird murals sponsored by the Audubon Society. I’d read about the Audubon Mural Project, but it was fun to search for them out the… Continue reading Street Art for a Cause

Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space

There are so many ways to learn about our world. Take, for instance, Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space, an awesome children’s book about the galaxy. With writing by quantum computer scientist Dominic Walliman and designed and illustrations by Ben Newman, this is a wonderful way to make discoveries. Science should be a revelation of wonders,… Continue reading Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space

On the perilous effects of buried alien spacecraft by peter jay shippy

They told me, fetch the jawbreaker They told me, take down the wash They told me, any day now, any day They told me, one book?—as good as another They told me, ’til someone loses an eye They told me, gravity is deafening Nancy, they told me, Nancy with the laughing face They told me,… Continue reading On the perilous effects of buried alien spacecraft by peter jay shippy

Look a Little Closer

incremental infusion Originally uploaded by reneedjohnson As I understand it, most of Renee Johnson's newest gorgeous abstract designs are magnified fingerprints. Pretty cool, yes? You can find out more about her and her work on her blog.

Strange Bike Collection

If you like unusual bicycles, check out this piece on the Design Boom blog. It’s very fun. These examples are the wobble bike (above) and the treadmill bike (below). [via Design Boom]


  Bloxes  by aikoto via Flickr From the official Blox website: What are Bloxes? Bloxes are building blocks made of interlocking pieces of corrugated cardboard, folded together. Their unique shape and structure make them exceptionally strong and lightweight . Check out their website for more information.