Sculptor Kate MacDowell creates beautiful porcelain metaphors for humanity’s impact on the natural world and she often includes references to mythological or ancient stories wherein nature is the victor. MacDowell comments that her work is not simply a statement but more so a reaction to the world. You can see lots more of the gorgeous work below:
Santa Muerte de Guadalajara
Zombie Mines Haunt the Landscape
Earlier this week, we bought you an article on new and inventive uses for old mines. Part two in the series looks at what happens when mines are left abandoned.
From salt and coal to diamonds and gold, people have been digging things out of the earth for thousands of years. Most of us can picture a mining operation – headlamps, pickaxes, maybe a narrow-gauge train – but what happens to those old mines when they cease to be productive, and the workers move on?
I keep laughing.
HERE COMES THE AIRPLANE
"EAT THE FUCKING BISCUIT MEATBAG!!!"
This is the funniest gif i’ve seen in weeks
"Strange tradition from the forgotten rural years." Bees attend keeper’s funeral, 1956.