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Public Art Concepts - Dan Sternof Beyer 2011

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The most beautiful suicide On May 1, 1947, Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from the observation deck of the Empire State Building. Photographer Robert Wiles took a photo of McHale a few minutes after her death. The photo ran a couple of weeks later in Life magazine accompanied by the following caption: On May Day, just after leaving her fiancé, 23-year-old Evelyn McHale wrote a note. 'He is much better off without me ... I wouldn't make a good wife for anybody,' ... Understanding Common Motivation Behind Suicide Resources Understanding The Motivations Behind Suicide: While no single reason can account for each suicidal act, there are common characteristics associated with completed suicides. Perhaps they can help you to understand why someone you love died by suicide. 1) The common purpose of suicide is a solution. Suicide is many things, but it is neither random nor pointless. To those who choose to end their own lives, suicide is an answer to an unsolvable problem or a way out of a horrible dilemma.

19 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped (Part 13) It's time again for another installment of our popular feature wherein we show you photographs that are 100 percent real, despite the fact that they all look 100 percent fake. In case you missed the previous installments, here are links to Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, the gritty reboot that doesn't acknowledge the previous installments, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11, and Part 12. Or you can just read this one on its own; we don't pretend to know how busy your schedule is. #19. Your Artsy Photographer Friend Finally Learned Photoshop

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James Rhodes: 'Find what you love and let it kill you' After the inevitable "How many hours a day do you practice?" and "Show me your hands", the most common thing people say to me when they hear I'm a pianist is "I used to play the piano as a kid. I really regret giving it up". I imagine authors have lost count of the number of people who have told them they "always had a book inside them". Flower Mandalas art pieces 24h Week Month Incredible works of artist Kathy Klein made with flowers and natural objects found nearby. She combines different elements in order to make beautiful and colorful mandalas that she calls “danmalas”: in vedic sanskrit dān: the giver, mālā: garland of flowers, the giving of flower circles. Don’t forget to follow Feeldesain on Twitter + Facebook + Pinterest to get all the latest updates. Share on Tumblr

15 Rebels Who Just CAN'T BE TAMED You're a rebel without a cause. Or one with a cause. We don't know re: your cause-having, because you're so mysterious. Now GO BREAK SOME RULES*. 10 Most Creative Packaging Design - Part II Erkan | On 20, Oct 2012 Creative packaging is regarded as one of the most commonly seen illustration of graphic design. Aside from showcasing relevant and essential product properties, details and facts, the packaging is now a fundamental sales instrument as most consumers choose a product with creative, eye-catching packaging design when deciding on which products to buy.

“Did you know that stones bleed?” Journey in the mysterious world of Pino Sciola Pino Sciola stone museum “What is the first word that comes to your mind when you think of a stone?” Asked me Pino Sciola welcoming me to his house-lab. “Hard? Rigid?” I tried to guess. 12 Lonely Negative Words Are you disgusted, disgruntled and disheveled? Well, unfortunately you’re never going to be gusted, gruntled or sheveled. Disgusted, disgruntled and disheveled are what you might call “lonely negatives.” Retro Pottery Net: Black Rose Silver - KPM This very 1950s looking design is the sort of one people will either like or hate, with not much in between probably. I love it as a design - even though its not the sort of thing I would have as a dinner set it wouldn't suit my decor. This design, plus the one from the previous post reminds me how popular black or black/grey and white was as a colour in the 1950's. The design (which appears not to have a factory name) seems to be commonly referred to as Black Rose - Silver (or Platinum).