A running list of things I run across on the internet and would like to see again. All images are the property of their creators.
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youdlikethis:

a sewing machine


Huh. So that’s how sewing machines work.

youdlikethis:

a sewing machine

Huh. So that’s how sewing machines work.

(via 99percentinvisible)

I find myself looking this gif up to send to teammates on a regular basis. And now I deliver it to your dashboards, my tumblr-following friends.

I find myself looking this gif up to send to teammates on a regular basis. And now I deliver it to your dashboards, my tumblr-following friends.

aw. Design can make things better!
via Quipsologies.

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explore-blog:

A technical glitch causes the Hubble Space Telescope, which ordinarily captures magnificently crisp scientific imagery of the cosmos, to lose balance and create this inadvertent piece of modern art.

It is suspected that in this case, Hubble had locked onto a bad guide star, potentially a double star or binary. This caused an error in the tracking system, resulting in this remarkable picture of brightly colored stellar streaks. The prominent red streaks are from stars in the globular cluster NGC 288. 

explore-blog:

A technical glitch causes the Hubble Space Telescope, which ordinarily captures magnificently crisp scientific imagery of the cosmos, to lose balance and create this inadvertent piece of modern art.

It is suspected that in this case, Hubble had locked onto a bad guide star, potentially a double star or binary. This caused an error in the tracking system, resulting in this remarkable picture of brightly colored stellar streaks. The prominent red streaks are from stars in the globular cluster NGC 288. 

I don’t know why the Silk Road Ensemble is recording a song in a props warehouse, but I’m really glad they are.

Via npr music

How oxbow lakes are formed.
No idea where this came from originally, but I found it here: Crescent Lake, Ye Olde Oxbow.

How oxbow lakes are formed.

No idea where this came from originally, but I found it here: Crescent Lake, Ye Olde Oxbow.

“Share what you do profusely, because it will be remixed by others into something new, rich, and strange.

Tim O’Reilly (via thinkprocessnotproduct)

Early and often.

typeverything:

Typeverything.com - The Factory by Erik Marinovich

typeverything:

Typeverything.com - The Factory by Erik Marinovich

The theme for this week is “waiting”. Also, watching this while listening to Four Tet is all kinds of hypnotic.

The theme for this week is “waiting”. Also, watching this while listening to Four Tet is all kinds of hypnotic.

I like gifs, OK? So this semi-grown up tumblr is going to get gif-ier. And probably sillier. I hope you’re all OK with with that.

I like gifs, OK? So this semi-grown up tumblr is going to get gif-ier. And probably sillier. I hope you’re all OK with with that.

(Source: gifs-for-the-masses)

Geese heading north ahead of snow. I know how they feel.
From the twitter stream of @herdyshepherd1, the semi-famous tweeting shepherd from the UK Lake District.

Geese heading north ahead of snow. I know how they feel.

From the twitter stream of @herdyshepherd1, the semi-famous tweeting shepherd from the UK Lake District.

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wnycradiolab:

Artistic arrangements of microscopic algae viewed through a microscope.

Diatoms are the best and that’s all there is to it.

susanlovejoy:

Susan Lovejoy ©
Building detail of a NYC skyscraper…
For additional images please visit my Tumblr page at http://susanlovejoy.tumblr.com/

susanlovejoy:

Susan Lovejoy ©

Building detail of a NYC skyscraper…

For additional images please visit my Tumblr page at http://susanlovejoy.tumblr.com/

This blog is curated by Libby Levi, but contains none of her own work. All images are the property of their creators.