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50 LOL Animal Pics (1.22.11) | RAWR! I hope your weekend is filled with plenty of well-earned laziness. To aid in your laying about, here’s an excellent collection of funny animal pics. Me and My Shadow by Danny Long The Freenet Project - /index How to grow a Rainbow Rose, Naturally - StumbleUpon In 2004, two dutch companies, River Flowers and F.J. Zandbergen, experimented and successfully grew a rose that had its petals rainbow colored. As petals get their nourishment through stem, the idea is to split the stem into several channels and dip each one in a different colored water. This way all the colors will be drawn by the stem into petals and resultant rose will have all the colors in it. The same method can be applied to other flowers especially to Chrysanthemum and Hydrangea. Sources: 1, 2, 3 Watch: Flowers Color Time Lapse

Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943 – Plog Photo Blog Posted Jul 26, 2010 Share This Gallery inShare324 These images, by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, are some of the only color photographs taken of the effects of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations. The photographs and captions are the property of the Library of Congress and were included in a 2006 exhibit Bound for Glory: America in Color. Faro and Doris Caudill, homesteaders. Connecticut town on the sea. Farm auction. Children gathering potatoes on a large farm. Trucks outside of a starch factory. Headlines posted in street-corner window of newspaper office (Brockton Enterprise). Children in the tenement district. Going to town on Saturday afternoon. Chopping cotton on rented land near White Plains. Barker at the grounds at the state fair. Backstage at the "girlie" show at the state fair. At the Vermont state fair. Couples at square dance. Orchestra at square dance. Children asleep on bed during square dance. House.

REFRACTIONS | Experiment with Nature - StumbleUpon Definition: Refraction : re·frac·tion – [ri-frak-shuhn] The change of direction of a ray of light in passing obliquely from one medium into another in which its wave velocity is different Markus Reugels of Deutschland uses the properties of refraction to create beautiful miniature worlds inside drops of water. Check out more of his work at: All images courtesy of Markus Reugels Moon Earth Mars Jupiter Venus Psychedelic Chess Camera Setup photography, refractions, water drops

Old New York in Colour - Part 1 - Downtown - New York, NY New York, NY - Franny Wentzel - Friday, April 2nd, 2010 : goo [previous] :: [next] From the Charles W. Cushman collection of colour photographs taken in 1941... Wall Street New York Statue of Liberty from the Battery New York harbor Battery Park New York City South Ferry New York. Skyscrapers Looking toward financial District from an East River pier. South St. Downtown skyscrapers from East River pier. East River below Brooklyn Bridge. From City Hall Square. At City Hall Square New York City Manhattan's skyscrapers from Jersey City ferry boat Lower Manhattan from Jersey City ferry boat Approaching Liberty St. ferry, New York City The old Fulton Market Manhattan's Lower East Side Sat. afternoon Produce Exchange New York Canyon of Brdway from Bowling Green Portable soft drink stand at Bowling Green Bowling Green, N.Y.C. West side of Br'dway from Bowling Green S. View east from north end of Battery Park Brewery adr. Bowling Green NYC de Peyster sits for portrait Hi! WOW! M.

Perfect Summer Bangle - StumbleUpon Here's a fun tutorial on how to make a message bangle that's one-of-a-kind, done in the sun, waterproof and weatherproof. Even after several trips to the beach, it won't fade or wash off! Essentially, it's the Perfect Summer Bangle. Used in this tutorial: Inkodye Red Prepare. Transcribe. Perfect. Pour. Brush. Wipe. Wrap. Tape. Expose. Develop. Cut. Reveal. Wash. Enjoy. Prostitutes of 1912 These pictures, taken in 1912, show the prostitutes of New Orleans. It goes a long way to show how the standards of what is supposed to be provacative has changed in the last century. Do-it-Yourself DIY String Wedding Lanterns Yarn Chandeliers - StumbleUpon Jessica of Wednesday Inc shows us how to make those gorgeous twine chandeliers from the inspiration shoot she shared with us this morning. Using balloons, glue and twine, you can also make these lanterns for your wedding – and then bring it home and use it as your very own mid century lampshade. What you will need are: balloons, glue, yarn, tray for glue, corn starch 1/2 cup of Corn starch, 1/4 cup of Warm water, clear fast drying spray paint, hanging lamp cord or fishing line (depending on your desired final product), and a lighting kit if you’re looking for a fully functional lantern. Are you getting excited to try to do this at home as much I am? Instructions: 1.

mental_floss Blog » Talking Pictures: Times of Trouble Unemployment, wars, terrorism, natural disasters -- times are hard, there's no question. But times have been harder. We've been through worse and bounced back. Courtesy Angelica Paez One of my jobs 20 miles from home I'd go anywhere that I could make a living Do you know of anything back there Little beggar begging for pennies, showing he has none Bermuda Just smilin through -- though it's grim here -- J It doesn't get much grimmer than this: Moved to Detroit where Doris Jean + Elenore Ruth were born. both died - Doris Jean at 11 mo. spinal meningitis Elenore Ruth at 4 mo. malnutrition No $ for food Rock wall near Rose Bowl, Pasadena Cal. where Dorothy found a Baby Girl on Jan. 24 1961. Re: the above, you can picture my surprise when I found this one -- especially given that I found it at the monthly Rose Bowl Swap Meet, not a quarter mile from where this photo was taken. you can see Cecilia can't smile to good with stitches in her lip After auto accident I hope Mr. This being the first:

Falling Leaves Lamp : Daily source of DIY craft projects and inspiration, patterns, how-tos | Falling Leaves Lamp By Patricia Zapata Light and paper are always a good combination, and indirect lighting can be such a nice way to soften the feeling in a room. The translucency of vellum and the texture of the handmade paper is what makes this project really stand out. Add a little bit of a three-dimensional design and the impact of this simple project will be self-evident. Materials 20″×24″ white handmade textured paper Ruler Pencil Cutting blade Cutting mat 19″×30″ double-ply vellum Foam core Compass Stapler Transparent tape PVC glue Scissors Puck light Wooden base, 8″ in diameter Directions Step 1: Draw a 12″×22″ rectangle lengthwise in the center of the white sheet of paper. Step 2: Using a pencil, lightly draw random vertical leaves inside of this rectangle. Step 3: Using the cutting blade, cut out all of the leaves. Step 4: Trim off the ¼” raw edge of one of the long sides of the sheet. Step 9: Fold the vellum sheet in half. Tips and Variations Goli Mohammadi Related