- John Sutherland’s book Blue is out – I’ve just received my copy. He’s a remarkable man. Check out this blog post
- Emma Scrivener has a lovely post here – one of her v best IMHO – Why It’s Gonna Be OK.
- This Soviet-era propaganda against religion is intense and cruel – and no doubt pretty effective in its day. Grim stuff.
- God’s Back – an intriguing take on the paintings of Jackson Pollock
- Important (even if the stats are never 100% reliable) – More than a third of teenage girls experience depression
- John Naughton has some important observations on Zuckerberg’s FB letter about virtual community – “Close reading suggests that Zuckerberg hasn’t the faintest idea of what a real community is.”
- Some epic images of waves by Ray Collins
- I love this project – capturing the huge rainbow range of human skin colours – arranged like a Pantone chart. Wonderful
- Before there was CGI, and digital filmmaking in general, there was Matte Painting. Here are some of the originals from the Star Wars saga
- I love these – very strategic uses of googly eyes on eyesores in Bulgaria
- Be careful what you say about the cowbells if you’re applying for Swiss citizenship
- If you want to sell your own car privately, and you happen to be a gifted video editor, then this is definitely the way to do it…
- The horse that saved its life by painting
- An artist who plays with the mind with his anamorphic installations
- Stunning images of a volcano at night erupting into the milky way – and here are NASA’s best Aurora Borealis images, while we’re at it.
- A photographer took a huge mirror on the salt flats of Australia’s outback – and the result is extraordinary
- Some wonderful 2WW photographs in COLOUR
- And while we’re on the subject of the milky way, here, a Swissair pilot made a time-lapse of his flight from Zurich to Sao Paolo – the results are breathtaking