Holland Atkinson

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Trying to Help in Haiti

The cinder-block school has no windows and no doors, just a string of incandescent lightbulbs hanging down the center of the ceiling like the spine of a great whale. It’s hot and humid, and the room throbs with the voices of 200 Haitians who have paused from fishing, gardening, or painting the …

For centuries, Chinese culture has influenced design around the world. This whimsical tapestry reflects a French depiction of the everyday life of a Chinese Emperor and his Empress. Take a closer look to see which ideas got lost in translation: http://met.org/1bWYty0 #tapestrytuesday Guy Louis Vernansal the Elder (French, 1648–1729) | The Audience of the Emperor from the series The Story of the Emperor of China | designed ca. 1685–90, woven ca. 1685–1740

12 Post-Potter Revelations J.K. Rowling Has Shared

Any proper Harry Potter fan will insist that the series didn’t truly end with the release of the seventh and final book in July 2007, nor did it end …

37 Things @Jack May Or May Not Agree With

The Twitter co-founder and Square CEO hasn't tweeted in almost a month, but that hasn't stopped him from faving. What does it all mean?

Google Wallet update lets you scan in your loyalty cards more easily

Google Wallet has long let you store physical loyalty cards inside its app, but having to type in a long series of numbers likely discouraged people from adding them. An update that rolled out on iOS today (and on Android last week) uses your smartphone's camera to take a picture of the barcode and …