Before Anyone Complained About the Air-Conditioning, an Idea

By JAMES BARRON, nytimes.com

As anoth­er heat wave is expect­ed to begin, it is worth pay­ing a trib­ute to the man who helped make life inside more tol­er­a­ble.

Air-Conditioning’s 110th Anniversary

IKEA Brews Its Own Brand Of Beer
designtaxi.com

The IKEA pro­duc­tion line has cer­tain­ly been busy these past few months—from card­board cam­eras and smart TVs, IKEA has now added its own brand of beer to the list.

Called ‘Öl Mörk Lager’ (which trans­late to ‘dark la…

IKEA brews its own brand of beer

Breathtaking Photographs Of Animals Inside The Womb
Alex Wain, sobadsogood.com

Peter Chinn is chang­ing the way we view life and our under­stand­ing of birth with his use of 3D ultra­sound scans, nano cam­eras and com­put­er graph­ics. He’s the pro­duc­er of Nation­al Geo­graph­ic’s “Extra­or­di­nary Ani­mals in the Womb”.…

This one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen. Stunning & beautiful.

Romney’s Clear-as-Mud Bain Explanation
Molly Ball, theatlantic.com

In a round of interviews intended to lay questions to rest, the Republican nominee can’t give a straight answer on his business career or his taxes.

Mitt Rom­ney gave a round of tele­vi­sion inter­views late Fri­day in an attempt to beat back th…

What about this guy does anybody see as right or fit to run our country? I see nothing other than his age that qualifies him. I think Obama should run for GOP candidacy… http://flpbd.it/sglU2

Call For Entries: “The Art of Photography” in San Diego, California » Life in LoFi: iPhoneography | iPhone Photo News, Showcases, App Reviews
lifeinlofi.com

Here’s a call for entries for an upcom­ing show, “The Art of Pho­tog­ra­phy” at the San Diego Art Insti­tute. San Diego is a huge mar­ket with a thriv­ing arts com­mu­ni­ty. The show runs from Sep­tem­ber 29 through Novem­ber 11, 2012. The…

Higgs Boson May Be An Imposter, Say Particle Physicists
The Physics arXiv Blog, technologyreview.com

The news com­ing out of CERN in recent weeks has been hard to miss. At first, there was a dripfeed of gos­sip which turned into a fire­hose of ‘Hig­g­ste­ria’. Final­ly, last Wednes­day, CERN announced that it had found a new par­ti­cle that is…

Higgs Boson May Be An Imposter, Say Particle Physicists - Technology Review

Digital Artist Creates Realistic Version of Van Gogh’s Starry Night
Spooky, odditycentral.com

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Ever won­dered what the sky must have looked like when Vin­cent Van Gogh paint­ed his famous Star­ry Night? Well, Alex Cruz has and he even cre­at­ed his own realistic-looking ver­sion of the post-impressionist’s mas­ter­piece, using…

Digital Artist Creates Realistic Version of Van Gogh’s Starry Night

Chinese Puzzle Balls – The Rubik’s Cube of the Ancient World
Spooky, odditycentral.com

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For cen­turies, Chi­nese arts and crafts have been known around the world for their incred­i­ble beau­ty and finesse. If I were to pick a sin­gle object that best describes the Chi­nese atten­tion to detail it would sure­ly be an ivory…

Chinese Puzzle Balls – The Rubik’s Cube of the Ancient World

Another year, Another Dress Made Exclusively of Human Hair
Spooky, odditycentral.com

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While most peo­ple are try­ing to remove hair from their bod­ies, oth­ers are more than happy to put it on, in the form of fash­ion­able dress­es.

Eng­lish hair­dress­er Jodie Breeds has recent­ly cre­at­ed a dress made entire­ly from…

Idk but I find this dress to be… kinda gross. It makes me feel like she’s reaaaaaally hairy. She looks like Chewbacca’s girlfriend. http://flpbd.it/CY4LS