Holy crap, these entries from Nat Geo's 2012 Photo Contest...
Last Friday was the deadline for National Geographic's annual photography competition. Winners will be announced on December 15, but in the meantime, The Atlantic's Alan Taylor has hand selected another 50 images from this year's extensive collection...
Baggage | Futility Closet
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
J.K. ROWLING: The fringe benefits of failure
Philosophical Quotes, Thought-Provoking Sayings
Philosophical and profound quotations, from The Quote Garden.
The best horror story in two sentences...
America's Forgotten Pin-Up Girl
CARL SAGAN: Books are awesome
Another gem from Carl Sagan (read my on why I love him so much). My initial idea was to set the story in the very near future in a classroom. A teacher would tell the class it was reading time and the students would all take out their iPad 6.0 and o...
Pardon My Dust: The Chalk Art of Peter Han
Hyper-Realistic Rubber: Tire Sculpture by Yong Ho Ji
We love our cars, so seeing these tires re-purposed after their regular lifespan into a mind blowing manly tire sculpture is totally bad ass.