Life In Art | affordable art for your home Japanese interior design firm IDEE has begun a new project called Life In Art. Similar to affordable art retailer 20×200 (which now seems to be defunct), Life In Art presents a refined selection of artists selling affordable prints, albeit at a slightly higher price point compared to 20×200. But it’s certainly nice to see affordable art gaining some attention in Japan, where there is very little history and culture of displaying art in one’s home. Here are a few artists and their work that caught my eye. Yu Nagaba Illustrator and designer Yu Nagaba is known as the father of the kaeru-sensei character. mochi mochi The Mochizuki sisters, Sachiko and Junko, together are mochi mochi. Baku Maeda Aside from having one of the best mustaches in Japan, Baku Maeda is also an amazing illustrator and the man behind ribbonesia. Related posts Trending this week
Dancing Cat Shake it like a polaroid picture Cats are notoriously aloof, and would sooner howl at the moon than be made to look foolish. So why do we love them so much? And indeed, why is the internet so packed with cat videos? Well, probably because there is nothing quite as funny as watching a cool, collected cat make an accidental pillock of itself. Pride goes before a fall and all that... However, when it comes to keeping it all inside, one cat didn’t get the memo. Just connect him to your music using the 3.5mm audio jack This plush puss will happily play music from your mobile phone, with a standard headphone jack. Boasting more moves than a drunk at a disco, this big fluffy kitty makes a brilliant (and hilarious) alternative to your boring standard speakers.
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What are Lichtenberg Figures, and how are they Made? When acrylic is irradiated by high-energy electrons, it glows a brilliant blue-white color. Radiation chemistry studies suggest that this is mainly due to luminescence that peaks at a wavelength of about 435 nm. However, acrylic also generates fainter glows from x-ray fluorescence , and Cherenkov radiation . Newly-irradiated specimens develop an amber-colored layer in the region between the surface(s) that were irradiated by the electron beam and the discharge layer. Most of our specimens turn a beautiful lime-green color immediately after irradiation. It has also been discovered that the solarization layer is fluorescent. Finally, you'll notice that all of our sculptures have a discharge-free boundary along the outside edges. "Iced 'bergs" and negative Lichtenberg figures: We recently determined that fully-charged specimens retain their injected charge AND their initial green color for weeks, perhaps even months, when maintained at dry ice temperatures (-109F/-78.5C).
How to Make a Pinwheel: 14 steps (with pictures) Edit Edited by Sophie von Teschen, Flickety, Krystle, Nicole Willson and 26 others Pinwheels delight children as they spin around, their colors whirring together. Edit Steps 1 Cut a piece of plain paper into a 7x7-inch / 17 .5x17.5-cm square . Edit Video Edit Tips Try different colored foils that you have saved from chocolates or other foods. Edit Warnings Hammering the pin into the stick should only be done by a competent person. Edit Things You'll Need Scissors Piece of heavy, quality paper cut into a 7x 7-in / 17.5 x17.5-cm square. 8x8" scrapbooking paper/cardstock works great,too. Edit Related wikiHows Featured Article Categories: Featured Articles | Kids' Crafts Recent edits by: Jeffrey, Teresa, Sarah_E Bicycle Speedometer Anemometer Built using a digital bicycle speedometer The completed anemometer cup and sensor assembly. Sigma Sport Targa digital bicycle speedometer -- about US$25 at any bike shop. UPDATE 3-29-2006 ---- We are OUT OF STOCK on the surplus brushless DC motor we used to build this project, and since it's surplus we cannot get any more. You can use a different motor (for example, something salvaged from a dead hard disk drive) because this design depends on the motor only for its bearing -- the internal coils don't factor into the output frequency. You could also use a standard small bearing, available at most good hardware stores. DanF's Easter Egg Anemometer has been up and flying beautifully for 2 years now. Parts List Digital Bicycle Speedometer -- We used a Sigma Sport Targa because of the peak speed, average, and odometer features. Assembly Cut the PVC pipe reducer off with a hacksaw right at the flange, on the big 2 inch side. Optionally, you can skip that entire step. Disassembled Motor
Cazadores de ofertas: 10 consejos para ir de compras a Estados Unidos - CNET en Español ¿Vienes de compras cada año a EE.UU.? Como parte de nuestro especial de Semana Santa, te preparamos tips para evitarte dolores de cabeza al volver a México con tu 'shopping'. Cada año, miles de mexicanos vienen a Estados Unidos de compras durante las vacaciones de Semana Santa. En ciudades como San Antonio, San Diego, Miami y Phoenix, es un temporada de altas ventas. Aquí te doy algunos consejos para tener en cuenta si estás planeando venir al norte de compras en las próximas semanas. 1. Recuerda llamar a tu banco antes de viajar para que sepan que vas a gastar fuera del país y no limiten tu disposición de crédito como medida de seguridad. 2. Antes de viajar o de iniciar las compras, consigue todos los cupones de descuento que puedas usar. 3. Es importante saber qué cosas puedes llevar a México dentro de tu equipaje sin que sea causa de impuestos: 4. El periodo del Programa Paisano para este año es el siguiente: Semana Santa: 28 de marzo al 28 de abril de 2014. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.