Archives for the Date August 26th, 2010

OneDown Rat Trap Captures Vermin Without Killing Them

Dealing with rodents is equal parts horror and heartbreak. While you definitely can’t cohabitate with those pests, watching them come to an end on sticky tape or snapped in half by a wire trap is hardly a favorable sight for anyone with a civilized …

MoMA Masterpieces Recreated in Lego

Some of the staff at New York’s Museum of Modern Art took a little time to play last week, and I’m delighted by the results.

We decided to whip up some pieces in MoMA’s collection in Lego form. After spending a few bucks online getting a couple bag…

mia + oliver at sticks and bricks

i’m so in love with this collaborative project between children’s librarian and artist mia cabana and her boyfriend, photographer oliver scott snure. mia and oliver collaborated on a recent show at sticks and bricks in northampton, mass that focu…

Black Paper Silhouettes

Victorian paper art revival comes to NYC

Profiling people on September 11th may sound off, but when it’s done by master scissor artist Karl Johnson, your silhouette will never look so good. The Southern California-based artist brings his se…

Way cooler than that stupid red one

A lustworthy…stapler? Meet the Hansen Tacker” that was invented by Augie L. Hansen. This is the robust T-35 model. (Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com)

100 Ways to Simplify Your Life

I’ve been striving to simplify my life for many years now, and have recently (through my writing) been advising others how to do the same. In the process, I’ve learned that making little changes in our attitudes, habits, and enviro…