How The Blind Cook

(via)

Piano. Push. Play

Piano. Push. Play. rescues pianos and puts them on the street for everybody to enjoy. I love everything about this!

Activism

“Activism is my rent for living on the planet.”
― Alice Walker

Wearable Furniture

Yang Zhao created SharkMan, a modular, wearable object that will give you a “private space”. Made me smile.

(via Apartment Therapy)

Marriage

“Marriage: a hopeful, generous, infinitely kind gamble taken by two people who don’t know yet who they are or who the other might be, binding themselves to a future they cannot conceive and have carefully omitted to investigate.”

The Course of Love, by Alain de Botton

Play 1 Screen Print

Beautiful, minimal screen print.

Best Kept Secret in Radio

The charming 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.

MailShrimp

MailChimp likes all things weird. This time, they went all out: MailShrimp. So much love for this company. And, their service.

Warrior not Worrier

Remember! Be a Warrior not Worrier.

Send A Post Card

I agree with Oliver Jeffers: “People of the USA, if you are concerned about the steps the new administration has already taken in the first few days of office (regarding climate change, women’s reproductive rights, LGBT rights, immigrant rights, civil rights, and the creation of ‘alternative facts’), then outline what matters to you in a postcard mailed to your senator. That is why they are there.”

Here’s instructions how to go about it.

Toe, Petal, Cosmos

Qieer Wang created this piece based on Quantum Theory which describes that one object could exist at the same time in different parts of this world in any unexpected form.

Retribution

“The noblest kind of retribution is not to become like your enemy.”
– Marcus Aurelius

Astronaut.io

Astronaut.io lets you watch random YouTube videos with almost no views.

(via Kottke)

Body Part Jewelry

Now that politics here in the U.S. has become entirely absurd, we might as well wear fingers and ears as jewelry.

Pocket Manfriend

This made me laugh out loud. Who doesn’t need a pocket manfriend? We all do!

Also available: Pocket Girlfriend.

(via artistic moods)

Don’t Be A Bully, Loser

(via The Curious Brain)

Chickens In Sweaters

What better way to start out this Monday morning than with pictures of chickens in sweaters.

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My Favorite Protest Sign

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

Males and E-Males, by Jean Jullien. Made me smile.

Confetti Handknit Mittens

These confetti handknit mittens are the best. Unfortunately no longer for sale. Have to re-learn how to knit, I guess…

(via artistic moods)

Hopeful (Again)

I marched in NYC today. It was peaceful, kind, massive and filled me up with hope.

Question For My Readers:

Women’s March + Tattly

I will be marching at the Women’s March in NYC tomorrow, proudly wearing our three custom Tattly that we did in partnership with the Women’s March on Washington. A team of volunteers will distribute them at the march in Washington, D.C. and New York City on Saturday, Jan 21st. More information on how you can get your hands on them here.

Big thanks to my Tattly team members Yng, Arianna, Hayden and Cristina for pulling this all off last minute.

Immense gratitude to our portrait sitters: Miss Info, Rana Batyske, Helene Begun, Lucien Zayan, David Loftis, Sharon McClendon, Sally Rumble, Calvin Harris, Sarah Megan Thomas, Paola Antonelli, Ken Leung, Lenore Diglio, Divya Gadangi, Catherine Morris, Tina Roth Eisenberg, Sara Raza, Cristina Gómez, Celine Semaan Vernon, Eugenie Tsai, Joanna Goddard, Hillary Frey, Khin Mai Aung, Lisa Cifuentes, and Estelle Bailey-Babenzien