Category Archives: Art, Music, Crafts, etc.

Things That Make Me Smile No. 204: Ancient Music

This smile is a bit longer and more academic than most of the ones I post, but fascinating. What they are doing in bringing ancient sounds to life, and the enthusiasm of the various performers when they engage in this … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.203: Automata

If the whale whetted your appetite, here is a more complex wooden automaton that you can see take shape before your eyes. Pay attention to how the pieces are seated to hold each other in without nails or glue. It’s … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-06-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Disability (Appearance) An important reminder about what disability can look like and the impact of even well-intentioned efforts to protect the disabled. (Via LifeGlider) https://multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com/news-posts/2020/01/24/accessible-parking-placard-invisible-disabilities-public-education Marketing (Brand) This is a … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 02-28-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Writing (Copyright) US Copyright is a process with many variables that can be confusing. This article breaks down the need and various points when it would be most beneficial in … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 200: Steam Mechanics

Learn how a double-acting steam engine works through this animated illustration.

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