Sometimes the most beautiful places are right in plain site.
Sometimes the most beautiful places are made extraordinary by company and circumstance.
“Some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.”
~J.K. Rowling, 2008 Harvard commencement address
photo by CK Wong
North Carolina-based sculptor Patrick Dougherty weaves dreamlike sculptures out of woods, twigs, vines, and any such natural tree-derived materials available to him.
Tattoo parlor in the 1920’s
Photo reblogged from with 75 notes
From freestyle rapping to starting your own compost, we have things for you to learn and do from this past week.
- Build a Better Home with These Alternative Construction Methods
- Bus Stop Light Therapy Panels Brighten Up the Winter Doldrums
- Freestyle Rap Battles Could Boost Student Creativity
- This Low-Cost Camera Could Help Save Lives
- Bikeshares and Liability: Answering the Sharing Economy’s Legal Questions
- One Fix for Rural Indian Girls’ Drop-Out Rate: Access to Affordable Feminine Hygiene
- Designing Healthy Doctors: Physicians Take Care of Us, But Who’s Taking Care of Them?
- Six Ways to Build a Better Urban Garden
- Curbside Composting Gains Steam in Portland, Maine
- Tell Them I Built This: With Design Thinking, High Schoolers Reimagine Chicken Coops
- In a Fashion-First, H&M Offers Clothing Recycling for Customers
- After-school 2.0: How Technology Can Create a Learning Community
- Virtual Pet Therapy: Technology Lets Hospitalized Kids Play With Cats
- Infographic: The Least and Most Corrupt Governments Around the World
- Gift Guide: These Fair Trade Gifts Give Back
Illustration by Jessica De Jesus
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