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 commercial made me tear up! And yes, we need to have more face-to-face connections! (Hence me starting CreativeMornings eight years ago!)
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.
I will definitely bring up
this game by Sarah Kay at a future dinner with my friends.
cobweb Valentine’s have me swoon.
This toast pattern on this
PJ made me chuckle. Also available as duvet covers.
If I lived in France I would totally own one of these
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!
Yang Zhao created
SharkMan, a modular, wearable object that will give you a “private space”. Made me smile.
(via Apartment Therapy)
Lulu Miller gives us an animated look into the lives and practices of radio personalities and broadcasters, and speaks to the effects radio can have on us as individuals and a society.
Astronaut.io lets you watch random YouTube videos with almost no views.
Now that politics here in the U.S. has become entirely absurd, we might as well wear
fingers and ears as jewelry.
This made me laugh out loud. Who doesn’t need a
pocket manfriend? We all do!
(via artistic moods)
What better way to start out this Monday morning than with
pictures of chickens in sweaters.
There were so (!) many good signs at the Women’s March yesterday, but
this one, takes the cake. Way to go, little girl!
Males and E-Males, by Jean Jullien. Made me smile.
confetti handknit mittens are the best. Unfortunately no longer for sale. Have to re-learn how to knit, I guess…
(via artistic moods)
Mr. Rogers Introduces Kids to Experimental Electronic Music by Bruce Haack & Esther Nelson (1968). Made me smile.