this week radiolab ran a segment featuring the incredible tale of emilie gossiaux, a 21 year old art student who was struck by an 18-wheeler truck earlier this year while riding her bike. against all odds she lived, which is both a miracle and a testament to emilie’s will to survive. you can listen to this sad but incredibly inspiring radiolab segment here: ]]> please take a moment to...
this is an amazing video of a tiny submersible that descended to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, aka. the deepest part of the ocean fifty-one years ago. very interesting & also the visuals are tops!
MY NEW OBSESSION: THE COCONUT MILK...
today, i finally found the answer to a question i have been asking for years: is it possible for a vegan cappuccino or latte to actually be good? those who know me well know i love my lattes (after all, i did work as a barista for a smidge), but, being lactose intolerant (and just generally dubious about the hormones in milk) i try to keep my dairy consumption to a minimum. unfortunately, no...
i just backed the jelloware project over at kickstarter. it is amazing & i hope you’ll join me as they still have a little ways to go in the next two weeks. as for the rest, swissmiss took the words right outta my mouth!: I am truly hoping that these ladies will raise their $10,000 to develop this fantastic idea further. I can only imagine how much fun these would be at a kid’s...
mind = blown: exploring generative systems, pt. 1 it’s been a while since i last posted! i’ve been busying myself this winter learning processing, fine-tuning my html/css skills, researching, searching, re-researching, reading, nature-labbing, thinking, and just generally hunting for thesis information & inspiration. busyness aside, prepare yourselves for a barrage of blog posts...
i was just browsing through my classmates’ blogs and rediscovered sara’s sage words for “how to”: 1. often 2. unfinished work 3. thoughts to remember 4. questions 5. connections 6. the happy part