Knit, Purl, Sow is an exhibition at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden that features botanically-accurate knitted sculptures of flowers, vegetables, and plants. The show features 21 artworks by three different crafty artists, including Rhode Island artist Tatyana Yanishevsky, New York–based Australian artist Ruth Marshall, and textile artist Santiago Venegas. It is scheduled to last until January 22nd, 2014.
Shot on April 14, 1906, just four days before the San Francisco earthquake and fire that destroyed 80 percent of the city. Listen the calm before the storm. It was produced by moving picture photographers the Miles brothers: Harry, Herbert, Earle and Joe. Harry J. Miles hand-cranked the Bell & Howell camera which was placed on the front of a streetcar during filming from Market Street from 8th, in front of the Miles Studios, to the Ferry building.
You can aspire to great things in life, but how about in death? Could you be one of the world's greatest fossils many years from now? To ensure being found by a future paleontologist, you'll need to die in a highly specific way (think within tree sap or on the bottom of the ocean floor), and nature takes care of the rest. Phoebe A. Cohen details the steps your body must take to find future fame as a fossil.
These are emoji faces imagined in real life. The offputing images come from ad agency Rosapark for a group called Innocence en Danger, an international non-profit devoted to fighting the sexual abuse of children. Cool images.