Michaela Deprince does not look like the “typical” 17-year-old ballet dancer. At 5’4″, she is shorter and more muscular than most ballet dancers. She is also from Sierra Leone and all three of these are noted “problems” (with the admitted race and body type issues in ballet) for someone who just wants to dance. But that isn’t stopping her at all.
Lane and Pete.
In celebration of Mad Men’s season finale this coming Sunday, Coloring for Grown-Ups will be posting a handful of Season 5 themed coloring book pages over the next couple of days.
An excellent edition to any finale screening.
THINGS YOU CAN DO RIGHT NOW:
-Print it! Color it! Mail it back!
-Visit our website!
-Follow us on Facebook!
-Follow our brand new Twitter account
-Watch our Youtube videos!
Mad Men coloring pages!
The Noun Project is a seemingly infinite collection of black-and-white symbols put into the public domain. As the founders put it, it is an attempt to organize the world’s visual language into one online database. Edward Boatman, one of the project’s founders, is also its sole gatekeeper. Each symbol on the database was either collected off the Internet or created by designers around the world. Boatman approves every submission to the project and assigns each icon a word — a noun, of course, either an object or a concept. The images are often surprisingly evocative, despite their simplicity, and unlock a potential for wordless communication for anyone with an Internet connection.
I make my living in the blue part of the pie; my semicolon game is on point like a sir.
I’m not even going to attempt to cleverly include a semicolon. —Sarah
Chinstrap and gentoo penguins on a small ice floe near Danko Island, Antarctic Peninsula.
The guest curators for this year’s LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph—beginning June 7 in Charlottesville, Va.—spoke to LightBox about how the festival came together. See more here.
Hello everyone! *waves* — Tanya(via npr)
These vignettes draw comparisons between software and medicine — in their dual capacities to heal and to hurt. They explore the nature of addictive technologies in relation to business, the power that software designers are presently wielding over the masses, and a new way of imagining companies: as medicine men for the species. I hope these vignettes will help to inspire the engineering community to adopt a common set of ethical principles to guide the evolution of software (which, in turn, will help to guide the evolution of our species).
Internet’s over, people. Maurice Sendak just won.
Higher praise there could not be. —Wright
“That manic kid in that silly wolf suit has made my life pleasurable.”
In 2002, the PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown talked to Maurice Sendak about his roots as an artist and his interest in exploring children’s perceptions of everyday life.