"All it takes is a group of like-minded people and the ability to communicate and take over and maintain space. A lot of what these movements come out of is the hanging out."
-Clayton Patterson, Swindle #11

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Building a Better Grocery List

Building a Better Grocery List

There is something glorious about having a fridge full of fresh produce and a pantry laden with oils and spices. Opening doors to vibrant colors and smells – encouraging creativity in the kitchen. Aim: Re-discover & Explore natural flavors and work to develop a solid base of recipes for cooking. So, in the spirit of...
Tesla = Geek Hero

Tesla = Geek Hero

Cut-and-pasted brilliance from The Oatmeal: Visit the Original Source Page for more on Tesla and other cool comics and code by Matthew Inman UPDATE: What came next was nothing short of unexpectedly fantastic, Forbes picked up his post and a nerd war ensued. Oh dear, internet, how you amuse! The full-length rebuttal can be found...
When was the last time you danced?

When was the last time you danced?

      All work and no play That’s the way it is, ain’t it? There’s a rhythm deep inside of you And you must get reacquainted When was the last time you danced? When was the last time you danced? Well come rock with me baby Dance with me darling Step with me sweetheart...
FANTASY IS KEY

FANTASY IS KEY

Fantasize in detail about the person you would ultimately like to become, and then imitate that future version of you. *** MANIFEST! Life is one big road with lots of signs, So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind: Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy! Don’t bury your thoughts; put your vision...
Hue Are You : Crayon Rings by Tim Liles

Hue Are You : Crayon Rings by Tim Liles

  In 2009, the American Design Club sponsored a show at The Future Perfect in Brooklyn, revolving around the theme of color in contemporary design. Timothy Liles, former footwear designer at Converse, Art Director at Hurley, and furniture/product designer, came up with these artful gems. For obvious reasons, they have proven to be a product...
David Maisel : Library of Dust 2005 - 2006

David Maisel : Library of Dust 2005 – 2006

Artist Statement: Library of Dust depicts individual copper canisters, each containing the cremated remains of patients from a state-run psychiatric hospital. The patients died at the hospital between 1883 (the year the facility opened, when it was called the Oregon State Insane Asylum) and the 1970’s; their bodies have remained unclaimed by their families. The...
Food...with thought by F.G. Cooper

Food…with thought by F.G. Cooper

A World War I poster print from the U.S. Food Administration. Damn near 100 years ago. A list of six that still applies today.  
Get a Life : Vivienne Westwood

Get a Life : Vivienne Westwood

    Active Resistance To Propaganda “I make the great claim for my manifesto, that it penetrates to the root of the human predicament and offers the underlying solution. We have the choice to become more cultivated & therefore more human – or by muddling along as usual we shall remain the destructive and self-destroying...
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

I don’t try to describe my sound. I don’t mind people describing music, I think the problem is when they get attached to certain words, then I think it becomes a bit unhealthy. I never really think about it like that. You don’t have to call it anything, the only reason you have to call it anything is...
in the beginning we began

in the beginning we began

to blog or not to blog…that is no longer the question / sometimes you have to step outside of yourself to discover your inner Voice / take a step back to see all of your thoughts / recognize patterns, behaviors, loves / the internet fascinates, but being human reigns supreme / we are still ourselves...