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That’s a sculpture of Sophocles. It’s over two thousand five hundred years old. Just look at it. He looks like he’s speaking in mid-sentence… from 2,500 years ago. That this representation of realness and life has survived 25 centuries in such wonderful condition just blows my mind. It’s quite possible that someone’s great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather made that. […]
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How about all words in the English language be spelled the way they sound? We’d have a considerably larger alphabet with all the upside down letters and whatnot. But words like “barrage” would look a lot more interesting: bəˈrZH. Yeah. bəˈrZH.
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Sam Winston’s pencil shavings image is visual poetry. I’m not sure if it’s an actual pencil drawing (which would be mad crazy) or if it’s a photograph (or scan) of pencil shavings. The title is, “Pencil Drawing”. Either way, it’s a nice piece. I did a similar piece with gator clips about 7 years ago. […]
“Operating a vacuum cleaner is much like building a digital photograph one pixel at a time.”-erik maldre, 2008 I love the pronunciation key for “vacuum”. It’s vak-yoom. That just looks like a cool world. vak-yoom. Though yak-voom is even better.
There’s a misleading statement on chicagopedsafety.org. The large headline states, “Drivers must stop for pedestrians entering a crosswalk. It’s the law.” The image above shows the marketing piece taken directly from their website (scaled down 50%). For this blog post, I added the actual law from the Illinois Vehicle Code below their banner. The right […]
Feel free to use this automated scripting process found in Photoshop CS 6. I tested it once and it did a pretty lousy job. But it’s super easy to test. This process requires you to have multiple photos of the same scene. So in one photo you may have a person walking in the background […]
Recently I purchased a crucifix for $5.69 (shipping included) on ebay. I might be receiving a kitty cat stamp instead. Curious thing. The seller sent me a message saying “the stamp” has been shipped and the following warm message, “May you enjoy the use of the stamp.” Here’s my reply:“I’m in no hurry to receive […]