"Today, little remains of the industry but the occasional telltale sign spotted on the ground—shells laced with perfectly round holes—and millions of mother-of-pearl buttons saved in button jars across the country, cut from blouses and shirts from a time when nothing was wasted."
The whole story, in depth.
(No pun intended.)
This has been a rough winter here in the Northeast, but I don't think we've had an instance yet like this one from 1906.
Original article here.
Escape 130206.001 Raerd from Leanne Wijnsma on Vimeo.
This woman does not intend to plant a shrub. It's her art.
Read the whole account here.
I am so sick of winter. But maybe if I had a nice bike like this one...
A South Dakota couple discovered a mountain lion in their trap that was meant for foxes. She, the mountain lion, was very unhappy and the man was very brave while letting her out. Video at the
Not exactly a question I had ever previously thought to ask.
Original ad here.
It is fascinating to find that tree rings can be played like a vinyl record on a turntable. The sounds are mostly static but still interesting to listen to, see what you think.
Spray that DDT everywhere!
Aren't you a little sad for all those cartoon bugs?