Designer Drills Holes into Quarters, Turns Them into Rings
Designer Nicholas Heckaman of The Ring Tree meticulously handcrafts detailed rings out of US coins. The Gainesville, Florida-based designer first discovered his skill when he was looking for the perfect ring to propose to his girlfriend with. He managed to create a special engagement ring out of a silver coin with a hammer and “a lot of patience.”
Center Stage | 2000
I needed to put this on my blog.
A map of NYC in the 1920s sorted by CRANKY NOISE COMPLAINTS. Click on a noise complaint, you get a description and also usually archival sound or video to go with it. COOLEST/NERDIEST THING I’VE SEEN ALL WEEK.
Remember, if confronted by a librarian while looking for a book to check out, do not attempt to escape by climbing a tree. There are no trees in the library. And the precious moments it will take you to look around and realize this will allow the librarian to strike.
white people are so bad at middle names find me a white girl with a middle name that isn’t rose or marie oh wait you fuckin can’t
[the Hannibal series is] a pretty male world. […] So, I just thought that we need more female energy because I love writing for women and it was just too male. The piece needed women.
I was surprised at the demographic that the show was reaching. A significant portion was young, smart, well-read women; they really responded to this show and I typically relate to young, bright ladies. It was nice to see how enthusiastic and passionate they were.- Bryan Fuller
Happy International Women’s day!