6 Famous Authors Who Were Nothing Like You Expect One of the most often repeated pieces of advice any writer will hear is "Write what you know," and many of the most respected authors in history have done exactly that: Joseph Conrad knew a lot about watching friends die in a river in the middle of the jungle, Dr. Dre knows a lot about smoking weed every day, and so on. However, we tend to forget that sometimes writers just make shit up that has nothing to do with their real lives, and as a result we have an image of them that directly contradicts their actual personality.
altered books Cut the bindings off of books found at a used book store. Find poems in the pages by the process of obliteration. Put pages in the mail and send them all around the world. Portfolio : Pac23 PORTFOLIOPersonal pieces showcase. Grail - Frenchie Minion
The Splash The Splash Up next: more pointless and arbitrary contests! Permanent Link to this Comic: Potential Tactics for Defeating Cancer — A Toolkit in 1,000 Words (Photo: Irina Souiki) I’ve wanted to publish this post for years. It will propose a few simple approaches for minimizing the occurrence of cancer. Ten Lessons I Wish I Had Been Taught Notices of the AMSJanuary 1997 The article is based on a talk delivered on the occasion of the Rotafest in April, 1996, and is reprinted with permission of Birkhauser Boston, copyright 1997, ISBN 0-8176-3866-0,Indiscrete Thoughts by Gian-Carlo Rota, edited by Fabrizio Palombi . Allow me to begin by allaying one of your worries. Strangers That Look Like Twins I’m not a lookalike! is a project by photographer Francois Brunelle. The series features photos of strangers who look like twins. The resemblance between these unrelated people is seriously uncanny. Kinda makes me want to meet my doppelgänger! I’ve always wanted a twin.
Crazy Illustrations By Chow Hon Lam Chow Hon Lam is a t-shirt designer and a humorous illustrator from Malaysia. He has been completed this crazy project called Flying Mouse 365, which is create 1 design per day. I hope his illustrations can bring some smile and entertainment to the world. How Much Fat Can You Burn? Lying facedown on a cold, vinyl-plastered laboratory bench, I grimaced and squirmed uncomfortably as a medical technician yanked a giant biopsy needle out of my right quad – sucking nearly 200 milligrams of my precious muscle fibers out of my leg. I knew my left quad and both butt cheeks were next in line to get more of my living tissue brutally extracted, so I braced myself and prepared for the next sharp needle jab. It’s not like uncomfortable self-experimentation is something new to me, but this scientific venture of muscle and fat biopsy was an even deeper dive into the pain cave than I’d experienced in the past… …including the extensive bloodwork and biomarker testing I did to discover the damage that back-to-back triathlons on the most difficult course in the US do to the human body… …and my combination of cold thermogenesis, electrical stimulation, extreme isometrics, hypoxic training, and Chinese adaptogens to train at just 25% of the normal Ironman triathlon training volume.
A Point of View: Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence 22 March 2013Last updated at 13:36 ET An 18th Century automaton that could beat human chess opponents seemingly marked the arrival of artificial intelligence. But what turned out to be an elaborate hoax had its own sense of genius, says Adam Gopnik. Ultra-realistic Fantasy Dolls. It's Scary How Real They Look. Santani, a 23-year-old girl from Moscow, Russia, creates these ultra-realistic fantasy animal dolls. The creatures are a mix of creepy, cute and amazing. The good news is that you can buy one of these if you contact the artist directly. The creatures are made using different types of materials like fimo, cernit, sculpey, sonet and fabric fur. The artist has completely mastered the power of cute.
Japanese graphic design from the 1920s-30s In the 1920s and 1930s, Japan embraced new forms of graphic design as waves of social change swept across the nation. This collection of 50 posters, magazine covers and advertisements offer a glimpse at some of the prevailing tendencies in a society transformed by the growth of modern industry and technology, the popularity of Western art and culture, and the emergence of leftist political thought. "Buy Domestic!" poster, 1930 [+] Cover of "Nippon" magazine issue #1, Oct 1934 [+]
deep-dark-fears Hi folks! I made the cover for the second printing of the Over The Garden Wall comic book, issue no. 2! Ask for it at your local comic book store!