Iconic Album Covers recreated with LEGO Blocks by Aaron Savage
1. David Bowie – Aladdin Sane
2. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
3. Blondie – Parallel Lines
4. Michael Jackson – Thriller
5. The Bee Gees – Saturday Night Fever
6. Bruce Springsteen – Born In The USA
Antonio Ninni, an Italian-American baker, decorates an airship-themed wedding cake in his Akron, Ohio bakery circa 1930
How your pet goldfish can help grow kitchen herbs
Back to the Roots, a company started by two UC Berkeley graduates, focuses on making products that promote sustainability in food. They’re behind those mushroom grow kits you may have seen at Whole Foods and now they’ve developed a product that uses aquaponics to grow plants. Above is a really great explanation of the science behind aquaponics food systems.
“Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna at the age of 13 was one of the first teenagers to take her own picture using a mirror to send to a friend in 1914. In the letter that accompanied the photograph, she wrote, “I took this picture of myself looking at the mirror. It was very hard as my hands were trembling.”
1976 : Repairing Artoo
Curated by Chris Wild
The Shell Grotto at Margate.In 1835 Mr James Newlove lowered his son Joshua into a hole in the ground that had appeared during the digging of a duck pond. Joshua emerged describing tunnels covered with shells. 70ft of winding underground passages leading to an oblong chamber, its walls decorated with strange symbols mosaiced in millions of shells. Nobody can explain who built this amazing place, or why.
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."
Rest in Peace, Nelson Mandela. (via liverbird3)
Boston Public Library, 1895 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)
Best. Scene. Ever.
(Well. Aside from the one where Queenie threatens to cut off Bob’s nose, and the final scene of the 2nd series, and, and, and…)