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sidewalk chalk guy sidewalk chalk guy «« back to all material copyrighted by its original creator | TetraBox Light by Ed Chew Liquid to Light Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have otherwise ended up in landfills already packed to the brim. The design is achieved by unfolding the packets and refolding them into hexagonal and pentagonal sections that are then pieced together to form a geodesic sphere or any other desired shape. Here, the Epcot-like ball makes an attractive overhead light and casts an impressive web of shadows and shapes on the surrounding space. Designer: Ed Chew

Alternative Sleep Cycles: You Don’t Really Need 6-8 Hours! Most people only think that there is one way to sleep: Go to sleep at night for 6-8 hours, wake up in the morning, stay awake for 16-18 hours and then repeat. Actually, that is called a monophasic sleep cycle, which is only 1 of 5 major sleep cycles that have been used successfully throughout history. The other 4 are considered polyphasic sleep cycles due to the multiple number of naps they require each day. How is this possible? DIY Friendship Bracelet For several months now, we’ve been receiving emails requesting a friendship bracelet DIY. Well, friends, ask and you shall receive! Today, we’ll give you a step by step tutorial on the classic chevron pattern. If you used to whip up friendship bracelets like a champ in grade school and have since forgotten how, consider this a refresher course. And if you can make these with your eyes closed and arms tied . . . umm, can we still be friends? You’ll need:embroidery threada safety pin or tapea pair of scissors

The Little Owl Silly Rabbit Remember Florentijn Hofman‘s Fat Monkey sculpture made of 10,000 flip flops? Well, the Rotterdam-based artist is at it again with his newest large-scale sculpture: an adorable, 13 meter high yellow rabbit in Örebro, Sweden. Constructed out […] Izziyana Suhaimi Lots of Jokes - Did You Know? Q. Why do men's clothes have buttons on the right while women's clothes have buttons on the left? A. When buttons were invented, they were very expensive and worn primarily by the rich. Since most people are right-handed, it is easier to push buttons on the right through holes on the left. Hand Embroidered Cards Look what I found in my desk drawer! I made these embroidered cards so long ago and then just tucked them away in a drawer to be forgotten about. What a shame!

50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle.

20 Hilariously Adorable Owl Memes Besides being majestic, beautiful, and smart, these birds sure know how to make us laugh. Check our their funny side! illustration All photos courtesy S. Morita Japan is a country full of amazing art. Some of it is housed within museums and galleries while others are right underneath our feet. I’m talking, of course, about Japan’s peculiar obsession with manhole covers. Just about anywhere in the country you can find stylized manhole covers, each more beautiful and intricate than the next. 30 Most Ridiculous Doodles on Drawing Something Draw Something is a mobile app developed by Omgpop. It was one of the Mobile apps which won the Flurry App Spotlight Awards in 2012. In the first five weeks after its launching, the game was downloaded 20 million times. doily canvas bag Thankfully everyone seems to be making a switch from plastic to lasting when it comes to shopping bags, so here’s another fun little tutorial on customizing one to make it oh so cute. You might notice a lot of doilies in my recent diy projects. Since I was getting so many ready for A Christmas Gathering I used a lot of the same materials…monograms seems to be pretty popular now too.

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DIY Roundup: 7 Fun, Summer DIY Fashion Ideas Beauty, DIY & Crafts, Fashion & Style The temperatures are scorching, and the bright sun is shining–which means there’s no better time to show off your sizzling sense of summer style. It’s time to get crafty!

Matthew, I picked a couple of your pearls: Games (cut my teeth on the original Adventure game), and origami. I used to know how to program, but 8 years off the net and I've got a couple of new languages to learn. I used to write simulations based on social behavior and marketing. I'm a gamer at heart. And as you can see from the faces, I still am attracted to behavior. it's a combination to be both right-brained (creative) and left-brained (logical), one that the best gamers and science-fiction authors share. Cultivate it. by judearnold Apr 15

That is some great art! I have just added it to my design pearltree since I do not have an art tree yet. Also I sent you a flickr invite. by kocto Apr 14

I haven't published per se, but the faces on blocks have sold, so do the little handmade books where I also do the faces; I suppose that's a form of publication. I did my own facial expressions and © them. I'm just getting back online after 8 years, and have only just done an art page at or The art may look a little crooked...I only got a printer this week. by judearnold Apr 14

I like your pearl...I paint these faces on 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inch wood blocks...and I have a lock on the local therapist market! I like the different presentations the idea has taken with various people's interpretations. by judearnold Apr 14

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