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Beyond Drawing: Creative Colored Pencil Art & Sculpture & Dornob From a very first look at these wonderfully detailed colored pencil sculptures by Jennifer Maestre, it should come as no surprise that her artwork was initially inspired by spiny sea urchins – beautiful be dangerous to the touch. For each sculpture, Jennifer hacks apart hundreds of colored pencils, cores them perpendicular to their length and turns them into beads, essentially, which she then meticulously stitches back together and slowly shapes into solid sculptures. Though her beginnings were with creatures of the water, Jennifer quickly expanded her subject matter to cover other organic objects – from plants and flowers to house pets and more abstract animals. While some of her work has a planned form from the very beginning, other pieces morph and shift as they take shape into something completely unplanned but nonetheless compelling.

SCHOPENHAUER'S 38 STRATAGEMS, OR 38 WAYS TO WIN AN ARGUMENT Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), was a brilliant German philosopher. These 38 Stratagems are excerpts from "The Art of Controversy", first translated into English and published in 1896. Carry your opponent's proposition beyond its natural limits; exaggerate it. The more general your opponent's statement becomes, the more objections you can find against it. Addictive Tips - Tips to make you smarter! - Part 2 When we talk about micro-blogging, Twitter comes to the mind. The popular social media network has gained a lot of praise since its inception for offering an ubiquitous place to celebrities, firms, athletes, and general users to easily connect with each other and keep up with the latest news. What’s still lacking about Twitter is a standard desktop application for Windows. Luckily there are many third-party Twitter clients available and one fairly good client is Tweetz Desktop. The client gives access to your Twitter account, lets you view your timeline, mentions, messages, tweets, and compose new tweets.

ONLINE SUPERHEROES: BATTLE FOR THE INTERNET From the creative mind of Caldwell Tanner, illustrator of College Humor, writer of his own captivating and hilarious illustration blog, and graphic artist/comedian extraordinaire, now comes “The Internet League of Justice” illustration series! Imagine if the most popular online websites and social media networks were superheroes! What powers would they have? See Also REAL LIFE DISNEY PRINCESSES

Image of the Day: Aquarium Phonebooth - Food - GOOD - StumbleUpon Lighting designer Benoit Deseille and artist Benedetto Bufalino transformed this phone booth in Lyon, France, into an aquarium, as part of the city's annual Festival of Light. In an accompanying statement, the artists explain the inspiration behind the piece: With the advent of the mobile telephone, telephone booths lie unused. 30 Windows 7 Hotkeys: Ultimate Guide Apart from so many new features in Windows 7, Microsoft has also added new hotkeys to give individuals better control over their operating system. We have covered 30 hotkeys for Windows 7 which we believe everyone should know about. Master them all to increase your daily productivity. Windows + Up Arrow

A DIALOGUE WITH SARAH, AGED 3: IN WHICH IT IS SHOWN THAT IF YOUR DAD IS A CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR, ASKING “WHY” CAN BE DANGEROUS SARAH: Daddy, were you in the shower? DAD: Yes, I was in the shower. SARAH: Why? DAD: I was dirty. Unbelievable and Incredible Staircase…!! - StumbleUpon Sometimes architects can get a bit carried away. These staircase designs are truly incredible and truly fabulous….!! Some of these have been taken from designer / architecture websites and most of them are unimaginable in the normal thinking. It seems, some might be impossible to climb or taken care of. let us know which one is the most incredible in terms of design and aesthetics or if you have any picture which can be a part of this post we will be glad to share it with readers.

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An Amazing Perspective I Spy With My Little Eye Amazing Perspective In A Sequence of Drawings* *These images are from the book Zoom by Istvan Banyai

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