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Feminist Comic Books That Changed the Industry

“The history of comics—like all popular art forms—is littered with chauvinism,” explains Artsy, but as the Women’s Liberation movement began to swell in the USA during the 1970s all-women underground comic books began popping up. Countering the misogyny in the industry (both in the pages and off) …

A state-run wireless network isn't a crazy idea, just ask Mexico

America's mobile infrastructure isn't good enough, at least according to former National Security Council officer Brigadier General Robert Spalding. Spalding's briefing document said the US was lagging behind China in wireless, and the solution was to build its own federal 5G network. The memo cost …

Washington D.C.

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— Because we have never enough ampersand, beautiful piece by @melcerri.<br>.<br>.<br>.<p>#lettering#handlettering#type#typography#sketch#sketchbook#letters#graphicdesign#illustration#drawing#pencil#handtype#calligraphy#letteringco#typespot#typegang#goodtype#thedailytype#typespire#typematters#welovetype#betype#calligritype#handmadefont#typedaily#thedesigntip#typographyinspired http://ift.tt/2GUwFlb

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TK060: Sur Back - Kitsch EP - Turntable Kitchen

It was love at first sight, or, I should say, love at first listen. Caroline Sans, a.k.a. Sur Back, makes music that is at once both strikingly …

Turntables

Britain Wakes Up Shivering in Sub Zero Temperatures: Pictures

England

The Kitten Covers: Albums re-imagined with cats!

Kittenmind (Nirvana / Nevermind)<p>Credit: Alfra Martini (aka aymvisuals)<p>David Meowie (David Bowie / Aladdin Sane)<p>Credit: Alfra Martini (aka …

Pictures of the day: 14 October 2015 - Telegraph

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Food Chain Optical Illusion

Good morning! I hope everyone’s weekend is going well. The rain has stopped here, and we finally have some nice weather. Perfect weather for taking …

Choosing The Right Pumpkin to Cook

The best pumpkins for cooking are Cheese, Cinderella, Lumina and Sugar Pumpkins. “One too Many”, the name of this marbled Pumpkin above.There are so …

Inflatable Jabba the Hutt Lawn Ornament

ThinkGeek has released an inflatable Jabba the Hutt lawn decoration. The six foot tall polyester lawn ornament, which also lights up, is available to …

Pictures of the Week 9.3.15

Luxury Cars

Melted Crayon Tree Art Misunderstanding

This vibrant tree was found on Pinterest by a CraftFail reader (who wishes to remain anonymous); she said it accompanied a tutorial for how to …

Crafting

Turtle-Shaped Cake – Nailed It!

<b>Recipe.com</b> calls these pull-apart turtle cupcakes, and for whatever reason if you want to tear a turtle limb from limb and eat it at your next party, …

Cupcakes

10+ Totoro Cakes That Are Too Cute To Eat

Totoro, everyone's favorite big, loveable forest spirit, is one of the best (and tastiest) ways to decorate a cake for any occasion – especially a …

Mounds of salt in #Bolivia, ready for evaporation and transport. An estimated 50 percent of the world's supply of lithium lies beneath the Salar de Uyuni in southern Bolivia. The increasing global demand for the element has prompted claims by Bolivians that the landlocked country will become the ‘‘Saudi Arabia of #lithium.’’ The use of lithium as a therapy for mental illness goes back to at least Greek and Roman times. But despite its widespread use as a mood stabilizer, only 5 percent of all lithium production is devoted to medication. Economists have been forecasting a lithium economy for decades. It may well be that, someday, every car, computer and wearable electronic device — not to mention our energy storehouses — will depend on lithium batteries. #NYTMag photo by Olaf Otto Becker.

22+ Unusually-Shaped Fruits And Vegetables That Look Like Something Else

Have you ever found a fruit or vegetable that looks like something else? We collected another list of the weirdest specimens that look like animals, …

A Handy Cartoon Map of the Contiguous United States by Popular Movie Backgrounds

A recent XKCD cartoon by Randall Munroe depicts a map of the contiguous United States broken up by backgrounds from popular movies like <i>Fargo</i>, <i>The</i> …

Turtle Phone Cover

Let me know if anything doesn’t make sense in this pattern…i’ve written it exactly how I made it but I’m sure my lefthanded weirdness means I dont do …

Spring Makes: Crocheted Carrots

With spring in the not too distant future and Easter coming up, now’s a great time to hook up some pretty crocheted carrots!<p>I’m absolutely delighted by this project—the multi-colored carrots remind me of my summer CSA share from a local New York farm! If you’re feeling inspired too, you can find …

Carrots

Inquisitive Ragdoll Cat Eagerly Reaches For Her Human’s Toothbrush But Doesn’t Seem to Like What It Does

A very beautiful and inquisitive Ragdoll cat named Milk eagerly reaches out for her human’s toothbrush but becomes rather confused when she discovers …

Game of Thrones Direwolf Brooch

For all the Game of Thrones fans out there, you can have your own little Ghost brooch to keep you company until the new season starts in just a couple months! This requires knowledge of a couple different types of embroidery stitches, including the back stitch (my favorite), and the satin stitch …

‘Cuddle Clones’, A Company that Uses Uploaded Images to Make Plush Replicas of People’s Pets

<i>Send us a picture of your pet, we’ll send you a Cuddle Clone.</i><p>Cuddle Clones is an online company that seeks to “capture the emotional connection …