Category Archives: Art, Music, Crafts, etc.

5 Interesting Links for 04-17-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Household Objects (History) Household objects we now take for granted often have curious or even checkered pasts. Here are some glimpses of how they came to be in our lives. … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 04-10-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Photography (Collections) The Library of Congress added almost 100,000 pictures taken by Harlem photographer Shawn Walker and others in the Kamoinge Workshop dating from 1963. This collection fills a gap … Continue reading

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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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