5 Interesting Links for 08-14-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Cardboard (Art) How Monami Ohno, a cardboard artist, found her medium is fun, and her artwork is amazing. Check out her Facebook link at the end for some in-process tips.https://mymodernmet.com/amazon-cardboard-box-art-monami-ohno/ … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 08-07-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Egypt (Anthropology) For the longest while, assumption has ruled anthropological theory where artifacts are too fragile to examine physically. Non-contact scanning techniques offer information to replace educated guesses as shown … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 07-31-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Innovation (Entertainment) Circuses have a long and troubled history, especially concerning their animal performers. Circus Roncalli has blended the nostalgia with technology to amaze and delight its audience not just … Continue reading

Things That Make Me Smile No. 221: Music of Lightning

Active Tesla coils look like bottled lightning dancing to a song. It wasn’t until my husband sent me this video, though, that I learned the lightning can sing human compositions. Enjoy an odd cover artist, electricity itself, performing Africa by … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 07-24-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Sperm Whales (Animals) Journalist Rowan Jacobsen recounts a trip to observe marine scientists documenting sperm whales and his own encounters with the amazing giants. https://www.outsideonline.com/2415069/sperm-whales-research-dominica Remote (Employment) COVID-19 has turned … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 07-17-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Politics (Art) The National Gallery of Art chose Jaune Quick-to-See Smith as the first Native American artist to add to the museum’s collection. Her work is overtly political and addresses … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 07-10-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Testing (COVID-19) An explanation of a technique for improving both the cost and speed of COVID-19 testing using pooled test groups. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/pool-testing-could-be-fastest-cheapest-way-increase-coronavirus-screening-180975251/ Checklist (Editing) An annotated list of eight key … Continue reading

Things That Make Me Smile No. 218: Apocalyptic Steampunk Automation

Apocalyptic steampunk automation artist danny huynh shows an incredible talent, whether putting one of his favorite songs to music or allowing us to ride shotgun in one of his creations. Click his name to see his YouTube channel, but here’s … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 07-03-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Europe (Art) This is less an article to read than the link to a free book from the Chicago University Press. It’s a PDF by an artist that offers a … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 06-26-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Steampunk (Art) Artist Tammie Wales shares some of her beautiful steampunk art painted with coffee instead of traditional paints. https://www.boredpanda.com/it-takes-hours-to-paint-steampunk-art-using-real-coffee/ Preventative (Health Care) There have been many attempts to provide … Continue reading