JOHN GREEN: Make gifts for people
Porn for book lovers. Bookshelf Porn celebrates our love of books, libraries, bookstores and bookcases by showcasing the best bookshelf photos from around the world. For people that ❤ bookshelves.
What If We Responded to Sexual Assault by Limiting Men's...
Cynicism Humorously Illustrated by Eduardo Salles
van Gogh's Letters - Unabridged
Daily Kos: #SignsYoSonIsGay - Something Amazing Is Happening...
Today on Twitter, a homophobic hashtag was launched, #SignsYoSonIsGay , with the intention of amassing an army of denigrating and "comical" slurs. Because homophobia is funny. Ha Ha! And at first, ...
The Coolest Mayor in the World
letters to crushes: #405889
The 12 Most Beautiful Castles in Europe
Almost every corner of Europe has its fair share of castles, but some are far nicer than others. Cristina Dima rates the 12 most beautiful of them all.
All sizes | Fire Sunset to Saint-Raphael #1
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you...
Bizarre & Stylish Steampunk Creations
Friday December 18, 2009
Street Art Utopia's Best of 2011
I couldn't help but direct everyone to fellow public art loving blog Street Art Utopia as they have compiled a pretty decent l
Lessons Worth Sharing
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
Art History Timelines: Caravaggio, Judith Beheading Holofernes...
Lost Type Co-op | Browse Fonts
The Lost Type Co-op
Early Movie Concept Art: See What Your Favorite Characters...
Just as with scripts, movie concept artists go through many a draft until they get the final approval for their character portrayals. Take Shrek for
Even More Questions for Pro-Lifers
has generated some confusion and a lot of questions from pro-lifers and pro-choicers alike. I have a bad habit of assuming everyone who is reading this is well-versed in feminist theory and pro-choice politics, and that simply isn't true. So I'm goin...
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Rashad Alakbarov Paints with Shadows and Light
Artist Rashad Alakbarov from Azerbaijan uses suspended translucent objects and other found materials to create light and shadow paintings on walls. The best part is that you can easily create somet...
Simon Tong Photography
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Lake of the Clouds.
The rare beauty found within Google street view
It is not often when browsing through Google street view that you come across anything of real beauty but has found some rather rare examples of what the Google car cam has caught while traveling around the world.
50 Images from National Geographic`s 2010 Photo Contest
The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day' for 2012
After the positive reception from last year's "Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day' for 2011", the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day...
Indoor Rain Room Where Visitors Don't Get Wet
This interactive artwork by Random International allows visitors to experience the rain whenever they feel like it. Based in London, Random International stud…
NPR coverage of God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World by Cullen Murphy. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
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Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee
For the better part of three decades multidisciplinary artist has worked as a stage writer, director, composer, a fabricator of musical instruments, a singer, sculptor, painter and writer. Among his sculptural works are two incredible series of carv...
Double Exposures - Andre De Freitas
Gay Veteran To Mitt Romney - "You Will Never Be My President!"...
Mitt Romney was in the restaurant. He strolled over to a table and sat down next to a man who just happened to be a veteran… a gay veteran. Seeing Mr. Romney sitting next to him, the veteran asked Mr. Romney a question that was of importance to him....
Covers that will give you Goosebumps
Covers that you may have never heard of, but will become your new favorites! Amazing songs sung by incredible voices, enjoy ;) ❤ the mix and post your comments if you enjoy it! Let me know what you think (A rar file is available if you email me or...
Sketchbook Secrets: 50 Beautiful Sketchbook Scans
The sketchbook is an artist's BFF. It's a place where artists can most comfortably explore their personal thoughts, practice, maintain a visual history, and keep unpolished sketches that will eventually lead to amazing work. When we're lucky, we get ...
Wow! History's most iconic photos in colour
Colour has an amazing power to bring the past to life, whether it's Abraham Lincoln's tie or a victorious kiss.
The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows
The Upper Midwest's third-largest compendium of the outer spatters of the emotional palette. Its...
Bolivian Salt Flat Creates Amazing Walking on Water Illusion...
Located at 11,995 feet above sea level, Salar de Uyuni is a mystifying salt flat in Altiplano, Bolivia that has a reflective nature when covered with water. T…
Hasegawa Yosuke makes origami out of dolla dolla bills
Hasegawa Yosuke folds dollar bills (and rupees and yen and pesos, etc) into the faces of little historical figures.
25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven't Seen
My top 25 favorite, relatively unknown movies of all time. Some highlights include Midnight in Paris, Sin Nombre, The Fountain, Waking Life, Garden State, Boogie Nights and Rubber. Posts some of your favorites in the comments; I will add the top 5 su...
Why Is the NRA So Powerful?
The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, for withholding documents pertaining to the "Fast and Furious" program that allegedly put guns in the hands of Mexican drug gangs. Seventeen ...
Vinyl record plays stop motion animation as it plays music...
Now this is incredible! Designer has developed this remarkable double-sided vinyl record with beautiful, intricate designs on it that act like a stop-motion animation as the vinyl spins on the player. As : ‘Both the album cover and the surface of th...
List of English language idioms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
This is a list of .
Verbal Vomit: How to be a Hipster, Chapter 1
i love this. you're right on.
6 Mind Blowing Special Effects You Won't Believe Aren't...
Guess what? There are still filmmakers doing special effects the old-fashioned way -- even if the results are so impressive that you'd never know it's not CGI.
Note & Point
A gallery devoted to making your Keynote & Powerpoint presentations look that much better
Oreo Supports Gay Rights on Facebook, Dividing Fans
Oreo took a stand on gay rights on Monday, netting more than 143,000 "Likes" and close to 18,000 comments, but not all were positive.
25 Amazing Pictures Depicting the Beauty of New York City...
New York is one city everybody in the world would want to visit. There is not a single thing that one cannot find in that busy city. From being the business
Freakonomics » Why Do Retirees Buy Such Big Houses, and...
The Cornell economics professor (not to be confused with the , or the ) begins a semester by asking his students to ask and answer a real-world economics question in 500 words or less. He has now compiled these essays in a book called . It is a grea...
Freakonomics » The Economics of Gold-Digging
The following story is currently making the rounds on the Internet. The events probably didn't happen exactly as described, but for my purposes it doesn't really matter.
Five of the Best Sweet Treats to Try in Paris
When strolling along Paris streets, your nose will be assaulted by delicious odors of some of the very best sweet treats in all of France!
15 Great Short Films
These tiny little gems tell marvelous stories in a distinctly short time, making them the visual equivalent of a good short story.
10 Lesser Known Economic Issues
While not an economist in the traditional sense, I am very interested in the study of economics. While not everyone shares this level of interest, I believe people should have an understanding of economics as the field is so important to understandin...
Amazing Mystery Photographer Comes To Fame After Her Death...
An incredible story. Vivian Maier was a nanny who lived in Chicago for most of her life and passed away in 2009 at the age of 83. Little more is known about her, except that she was an avid street ...
Awesome vintage poster ads for modern products — Lost...
Our friends over at have complied an of vintage styled ads with a uniquely, erm, modern twist. But the question remains: will the Segway ever really catch on?
20 Best Songs Of 2012 So Far
get me off this freaking moor
Anne why are you writing books about how alcoholic losers ruin people's lives? Don't you see that romanticizing douchey behavior is the proper literary convention in this family! Honestly.
Neil Gaiman - I Cthulhu
'My life is a living nightmare'
Disney hits the bull's-eye with new princess tale 'Brave'...
Pixar's "Brave" is a wonderfully unique spin on the classic princess tale.
16 Great Pictures of 16 Great Authors (NSFW) |
I thought I'd put up some great photos of a few favorite authors. I'll continue to scour and see what I can find. They're not in any particular order. Oh, and
The Kool-Aid Wino
Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 12, William Faulkner...
ReadySteadyBook - for literature...
ReadySteadyBook is an independent book review website devoted to reviewing the very best books in literary fiction, poetry, history and philosophy.
Making Light: Scenes from literature
How a Young-Adult Author Creates Her Russia-Inspired Fantasy...
An interview with Leigh Bardugo about her new novel, "Shadow and Bone"
Discovering Sherlock Holmes - A Community Reading Project...
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