This amazes me to no end. Seeing the Sagrada Familia is something I want to do before I die… now I want to live long enough to see it finished.
I had better start taking care of myself.
It’s hard to pick a favorite one…. maybe:
Q: What does the “B” in Benoit B. Mandelbrot stand for?
A: Benoit B. Mandelbrot.
I’ve had a small fascination with the icons marked on shipping crates… especially ones with art in them.
I always find this blog from the Dallas Museum of Art interesting
There are a lot of good things on this earth, but there are few things better than this:
Congratulations to Alice Munro. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature this week.
I’ve always said she is the unquestioned master of the short story. Glad to see someone working exclusively in the underrated form and genre of the literatry short story (pretty much) get this recognition. The only problem with reading Munro, as a short story writer, is that when you finish one of hers you realize that you will never be that good – that she has done something you will never be able to pull off.
Excellent talk by him here: Malcolm Gladwell discusses tokens, pariahs, and pioneers