Category Archives: Culture

5 Interesting Links for 08-16-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Mechanical (Art) I’ve long been a fan of the mechanical puppetry coming from Nantes. Here’s a look at their newest effort with a large photo gallery. https://steampunk-explorer.com/articles/another-reason-visit-nantes Security Economics (Business) … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 08-09-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Dragons (Animals) An exploration of unusual, but real, creatures that bring dragon tales to mind. (Via Nix Whittaker) https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/01/dragons-real-komodo-flying-sea-slugs/ Sculpture (Art) Blending female heads with the fantastical visions springing from … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 07-26-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Accessibility (Beaches) A Canadian beach has made an effort to make the sand accessible for those with mobility concerns in several key ways. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/accessible-beach-equipment-arrives-in-inverness-1.4730080 Innovations (Interesting People) A father turned … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.173: If I Had a Hammer

I listen to the radio in part because it reminds me of old favorites and introduces me to new music. This morning, I felt in the mood for traditional Irish folk songs, so I asked Alexa to play traditional folk … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 07-19-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Mayans (Anthropology) An examination of Mayan art appears to define chocolate as a trade currency, but some caution taking this evidence too broadly. (Via Victoria L. Szulc) https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/maya-civilization-used-chocolate-money Sculpture (Art) … Continue reading

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