Things That Make Me Smile No.171: Archeology

Archeology is an interest of mine with the Persian, Egyptian, and Greek areas as my focus thanks to the digs and artifacts I explored as a child. This video offers a glimpse into some of the struggles found (and overcome) … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 06-21-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Topiary (Art) A quick description of topiary along with lovely pictures of a sizeable, green dragon. (Via Phoebe Darqueling) https://www.boredpanda.com/dragon-shaped-hedge-topiary-john-brooker/ Walking (Health) Walking is good for your health, but studies … Continue reading

Things That Make Me Smile No.170: Musical Steam

Steampunk functions on the premise that society remained on steam power rather than shifting to combustion engine designs as happened in our timeline. People often assume a fantastical element in some of the more mundane steam designs because they’ve never … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 06-14-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Baking (Art) Lauren Ko has been delighting Instagram followers with her beautiful pies. She’s inspired by an artwork or just follows the path color and pattern leads her, figuring out … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 06-07-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Accessibility (Concerts) While I’m not a fan of big rock concerts, some of my favorite music memories come from outdoor festivals. It’s lovely to see the efforts being made to … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 05-31-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Furniture (Cats) A new approach to the cat tree that offers a modular setup and uses your walls as the support system, allowing for spectacular cat jungle gyms with replaceable … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 05-24-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Crafts (Adhesive) This is an excellent resource for all you crafters out there who use some form of adhesive be it a simple glue or something much more complicated. With … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 05-17-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Innovation (Cancer Treatment) A new approach to cancer treatment is showing promising results where synthetic proteins are trained to attack cell behaviors present only in cancerous cells. http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2019/05/synthetic-biology-used-to-target-cancer-cells.html Courtesy (Pronouns) … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 05-10-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Crochet (Art) Enjoy these fantastic sea urchins artists created that amaze in design and scale. The crochet project was for the 2019 i Light Marina Bay Festival, a sustainability-focused spectacle … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 05-03-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Analysis (History) A look at James C. Scott’s exploration of how history defines the line between so-called barbarians and farmers, and consequence of modern civilization that are often overlooked. https://newrepublic.com/article/145444/paleo-politics-what-made-prehistoric-hunter-gatherers-give-freedom-civilization … Continue reading