Good Morning, Good Day!

January 20, 2009 at 4:52 pm (amazing things, politics) ()

It was unspeakably grand to wake up this morning to a new president. Smiles, smiles, smiles! Some relief…

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Stacey Muhammad’s “I Am Sean Bell”

January 3, 2009 at 11:00 pm (amazing things, injustice, movies/video/clips, racism) ()

Check out this brief documentary: I Am Sean Bell: Black Boys Speak, in which black boys and black parents talk about the horrifying murder of Sean Bell by police officers. There is nothing I can add — just watch it.

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Photos Of Japanese Highways

December 31, 2008 at 9:54 am (amazing things, art, environment) ()

Take a look at these incredible images of Japanese highways, bridges, and other road-structures. They are mind-blowing, to put it plainly.

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Leah Evans’ Textiles

December 30, 2008 at 12:51 pm (amazing things, art) (, )

Via Craft, take a look at Leah Evans’ gorgeous textile art. Most of the pieces are maps. They’re all very beautiful.

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Pictures Of Plankton

December 28, 2008 at 12:13 pm (amazing things, art, environment) (, )

Take a look at these incredible images of plankton. Wow!

They’re part of an exhibition by one Dr. Richard Kirby, based in the UK. The complete group will be on display at aquariums in England next year.

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Strange And Beautiful Cloud Formations

December 17, 2008 at 11:58 am (amazing things, art)

Check out this series of gorgeous images of unusual cloud formations. Wow!

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Bugs Camouflaged As Dead Leaves

December 6, 2008 at 11:50 am (amazing things, movies/video/clips) ()

Via Boing Boing, check out this incredible collection of images of various bugs (and a few other animals) deftly camouflaged as dead or dying leaves. They are gorgeous and unbelievable — do take a look.

From the same page, some videos of such creatures. This is a homemade one of a very beautiful little beastie…

And this one is of a particularly terrifying specimen capturing and devouring what appears to be an innocent beetle.

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Incredibly Intricate Dollhouses

December 3, 2008 at 8:32 pm (amazing things, art)

Check out this collection of images of amazing dollhouses, including one made for the Queen of England that features running water, a library with tiny handwritten books, and miniature bottles of real wine.

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Cutest. Thing. Ever.

November 10, 2008 at 4:03 pm (amazing things, movies/video/clips) (, )

O.M.G: baby pygmy hippo.

Via Cute Overload.

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Caves

November 8, 2008 at 3:53 pm (amazing things, neat things) (, )

Stunning photos of caves at the Dark Roasted Blend.

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