Making Art at Home

“Triple Self Portrait” by Norman Rockwell pic.twitter.com/LEr2e2bl7x — Robert Etheredge (@BobEtheredge) March 28, 2020 The Getty Museum is challenging its Twitter followers to recreate famous artworks at home! Using just the objects around you and your imagination, see if you can being a familiar painting to life. So far, quite Read more…

It’s Time to Face Facts, America: Masks Work

When you look at photos of Americans during the 1918 influenza pandemic, one feature stands out above all else: masks. Fabric, usually white gauze, covers nearly every face. Across the country, public health experts recommended universal mask wearing, and some cities ordered residents to wear them under penalty of fine Read more…

World’s Largest Gem Show

The Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossils Showcase is a gem show that welcomes 65,000 visitors each winter. Held in Arizona, the show houses thousands of vendors with their new shiny pieces. With 50 separate shows around the city. There are also the oddballs that really catch attention, such as a Read more…

Tardigrades Twitch Livestream

Tardigrades are microscopic, eight-legged micro-animals. They are also known as “water bears”. These water bears are something you wouldn’t normally see as a livestream on Twitch. Well, you can see these tardigrades live now on Twitch. Canadian artist Julie Laurin started a full, narrated hour about the micro-animals on Laurin’s Read more…

Catscapes

Lee Heng Swee, an artist in Kuala Lumpur, says that his motto is to “doodle with a smile.” His goal is to make images that bring a grin to your face. His cat-filled landscapes certainly do the job. You can see more on his Instagram page. -via Nag the Lake Read more…

Play Cards Against Humanity Online

Do you miss playing card games with your friends? Virtual card table website playingcards.io now lets users play “Cards Against Humanity” with their friends online. Now you and your friends can laugh and be entertained even without playing the game in real life. The website allows everyone to see the Read more…

The Global Haiku Project

Have you ever wanted to collaborate with other people to write poetry? If not, you might want to start thinking about it now. The Global Haiku Project invites you to write the first line of a haiku (five syllables), then the second line (seven syllables) to someone else’s first line, Read more…

It’s A Godzilla Humidifier!

[embedded content] Humidifiers are good for keeping rooms humid, which can benefit you if you have dry skin, chapped lips, or frequent coughs. But why settle for a good humidifier when you can have an excellent one? Introducing the Godzilla Humidifier: King of the Humidifiers. Turn Godzilla on, and his Read more…