(via The Curious Brain)
Syr, a crowdfunded restaurant in Utrecht, Netherlands that employs recently arrived Syrian and Afghan refugees, offering them a platform to share their cuisine, to earn money, to share their stories and to pursue educational programs. We need more of this!
Need to draw a circle but you don’t have a compass? This video will help!
This is the first Kickstarter video that made me cry! Maggie Doyne is the most remarkable human I have ever had the honor to meet. What an unstoppable force of good! YES to supporting this project. YES YES YES!
(Last year Maggie Doyne told her moving store at CreativeMornings. You can watch the talk here)
This art piece, titled forest of numbers, by Emmanuelle Moureaux is stunning. If you’re in Tokyo, make sure to experience it at the National Art Center.
Nail-clipping history, it turns out, is surprisingly complicated. We might never find out who actually invented the ubiquitous modern nail clipper, but we do know that around 1875, patents for the modern nail clipper began to appear.
I am mostly fascinated by the fact that by the end of the 19th century, superstitions about how and when to trim fingernails were pretty common. People couldn’t cut their fingernails on weekends out of fear that it might lead to back luck.
Here’s a link to the full post The Long, Slightly Strange History Behind Fingernail Clipping by Ernie Smith.
Mr.Bingo launched a fun new service for single people: Receive a bespoke piece of hand drawn art, in form of a Valentine’s Card, signed and created (with love) by Mr Bingo. Only drawback, it’s £40. But, thumbs up for the awesome idea.
Your friends might think you love to read but nope, you just like to eat! This Lunch Box Book made me laugh.
Piano. Push. Play. rescues pianos and puts them on the street for everybody to enjoy. I love everything about this!