To understand what is happening in these maps, click here. But if you’re like me and you’d rather just look at colorful, abstract pictures of the world’s cities without understanding, then view below. New York London Paris San Francisco Berlin Tokyo More [...]
I had to send some footage to a production company ASAP, so I quickly hopped on the subway to Chinatown and made this video to send off to them.
I’ve been living in New York City for a year and a half now. I love it. I love it. But that doesn’t stop me from missing the upstate farmland of my childhood and daydreaming about a future that involves things like a “second home in the country.” You know, a small fixer-upper that [...]
“A new broom sweeps clean, but the old broom knows the corners.” – Irish proverb
Calm yourself, Egypt, calm yourself soon! The whim of the week is your Desert Cat! The Sphynx is grand in its loneliness; it is imposing in its magnitude; it is impressive in the mystery that hangs over its story. And there is that in the overshadowing majesty of this eternal figure of stone, [...]
I’m a real nerd for textiles (!) and I get equally excited by the collections at Saks as by those at the Museum of Natural History. So I had a bit of a “moment” when I stumbled upon these amazing fabrics from the Prokudin-Gorskii Collection at the Library of Congress. These photos were taken [...]
For lust of knowing what should not be known, We take the Golden Road to Samarkand. -James Elroy Flecker Whim of the Week! Samarkand! These Library of Congress images were taken between 1905 and 1915. For more contemporary images of the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site, visit this Flickr set.
Ok, so I love these Morphy Richards ads out of India – which means I’m a terrible anthropologist. I should be fighting for “indigenous rights” and “cultural preservation” and “feminism” and blah blah blah blah blah blah blah BLAH! But come on, these are terrific. This ain’t your momma’s India! “Make the most of [...]