Category Archives: Art, Music, Crafts, etc.

5 Interesting Links for 11-17-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Restoration (Environment) Coral reefs are important to sea life and humans alike, but they are dying at a rapid rate. This study offers hope for a way to restore the … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.132: Creativity

With NaNo (National Novel Writing Month) just around the corner, as in starting tomorrow, it seemed an appropriate time to share a short animated film that exemplifies creativity and perseverance in a lovely story: Also, today is the last day … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 10-27-2017

Transition (Publishing) Kristine Kathryn Rusch muses on the state traditional authors find themselves in when they are coming into the modern publishing environment late as the shelter of even bestseller status no longer guarantees contracts and struggling with all of … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 10-20-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Crafts (Interesting People) The author interviews and watches the last surviving sea silk seamstress to capture what is a dying art. http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20170906-the-last-surviving-sea-silk-seamstress Latino (Art) Google stepped in to address the … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.131: Automata

Using the same techniques as the late 1700s automata The Writer (shown here), Francois Junod recreated the famous Russian poet Alexandre Pouchkine in 2006 with more flexibility in function using 3548 mechanical parts. He both draws, signs his name, and … Continue reading

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