Tag Archives: neat-o

Artisan Politics

Love this little feature from the WaPo on Presidential doodles. Who knew such artists were wasted in the Oval Office? Artisan Politics – Washington Post.

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Terminally Ill Woman Is Taken to the Rijksmuseum

This is really lovely. Reminds me of the story which made Cardinal Mazarin my favourite French historical figure: As he was dying, he had servants carry him around so he could say goodbye to all his favourite paintings.   Terminally Ill Woman Is Taken by Ambulance to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam So She Can Visit […]

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Guinness Trivia

I’m in Dublin, and the Angelus has just rung. Reminds me of this story that a friend related upon hearing the bells: Most people think that 1759 printed on glasses is the year that Guinness was founded, but according to legend it’s actually the time that Arthur Guinness poured his first pint. Being a religious man, at […]

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Scott Wade’s Dirty Car Art

Dirty Car Art, aka how to guarantee they will never wash their cars again. Image Gallery | Scott Wade’s Dirty Car Art.

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The Mason Jar Blender Trick

If you unscrew the base from your blender pitcher, you’ll see that the blade fits perfectly onto a standard (not wide-mouth) mason jar and the base screws on to hold it securely. Fit it onto the blender and blend away! via The Mason Jar Blender Trick: Do You Know About This? — Tips from The […]

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Chalk Art

Wonderful story, wonderful illustration, wonderful quotes. A Couple Of Anonymous Students Sneak Into a Classroom Every Week And Blow Everyone’s Mind – The Meta Picture.

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How a Spring Falls

  21 GIFs That Will Teach You A Damn Thing For Once In Your Life – Imgur.

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Teddy Grays Sweet Factory

This is a neat documentary about an old fashioned sweet shop where the old fashioned refers to more than just the sweets.  Ever wonder how they get the letters into blackpool rock?  The surprising answer lies within… via Martin Parr: Teddy Grays Sweet Factory Film on Vimeo.

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You Are Listening To

The Internet is a weird and wonderful place. I don’t care for police scanners or ambient music, but without You Are Listening To, I would never have realised how well they went together.  This is a dreamlike experience worth trying. You are listening to San Francisco.

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Models for Archer Characters

In a million years, I never would have guessed these were based on real people, but they’re identifiable right down to the ears!   See the Real Models for the Archer Characters — Vulture.

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