Constructive disorder

lessig:

Boston Wiki Meetup

(Some will say this is not the time. I disagree. This is the time when every mixed emotion needs to find voice.)

Since his arresting the early morning of January 11, 2011 — two years to the day before Aaron Swartz ended his life — I have known more about the events that began this…

actegratuit:

Brendan Lee Satish Tang


Penisular Mountains south of Freetown, near Waterloo

Penisular Mountains south of Freetown, near Waterloo

yama-bato:

Night Rain At Omiya
1930 Kawase Hasui , (Japanese, 1883 - 1957)  Showa era  Woodblock print; ink and color on paper H: 27.0 W: 37.8 cm  Japan

yama-bato:

Night Rain At Omiya

1930

Kawase Hasui , (Japanese, 1883 - 1957)
Showa era

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
H: 27.0 W: 37.8 cm
Japan

(From the Washington Herald, 11/4/1915, via Library of Congress - Chronicling America)

(From the Washington Herald, 11/4/1915, via Library of Congress - Chronicling America)

expose-the-light:

Lost Rainbow Toad Found After 87 Years
Herpetologists at Conservation International have  rediscovered the exotic Sambas stream toad (aka Borneo rainbow toad, aka Ansonia latidisca) after 87 years of evasion, and released the first ever photographs of the brightly colored  amphibian.
The  spindly-legged species was last seen in 1924 and European explorers in  Borneo only made monochrome illustrations of it. A decade or so later,  the CI and the SSC Amphibian Specialist Group added the species to its  World’s Top 10 Most Wanted Lost Frogs campaign.

expose-the-light:

Lost Rainbow Toad Found After 87 Years

Herpetologists at Conservation International have rediscovered the exotic Sambas stream toad (aka Borneo rainbow toad, aka Ansonia latidisca) after 87 years of evasion, and released the first ever photographs of the brightly colored amphibian.

The spindly-legged species was last seen in 1924 and European explorers in Borneo only made monochrome illustrations of it. A decade or so later, the CI and the SSC Amphibian Specialist Group added the species to its World’s Top 10 Most Wanted Lost Frogs campaign.

Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan

polychroniadis:

‘Accidental House’, photography by Eric Perriard.
neildakeyne:

Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.
May, 2011

neildakeyne:

Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

May, 2011

archiemcphee:

Some things are so intricate and awesome that a single photo simply cannot do them justice. Such is the case with this, the Wyckoff Street mosaic created by Susan Gardner on the exterior of her three-story Brownstone building in the Boerum Hill neighbourhood of New York City. So we strongly encourage you click here in order to see more images of this colourful work in progress.
“In 2001, Susan Gardner began attaching things to the facade of her three-story brownstone in Boerum Hill. Incorporating anything from shells and buttons to broken cups and old CDs, Gardner’s growing mosaic became an icon of the neighborhood.
Gardner began the project to “make a celebratory statement,” without much consultation from her neighbors. But since her mosaic has grown, the neighborhood has come out in full support of the work, even going as far as to bring her new materials to work with. With the help of the community, the mosaic has stretched up to the second floor windows on the house. Gardner has even begun to cover the iron fence in front of her house as well.”
[via Atlas Obscura]

archiemcphee:

Some things are so intricate and awesome that a single photo simply cannot do them justice. Such is the case with this, the Wyckoff Street mosaic created by Susan Gardner on the exterior of her three-story Brownstone building in the Boerum Hill neighbourhood of New York City. So we strongly encourage you click here in order to see more images of this colourful work in progress.

“In 2001, Susan Gardner began attaching things to the facade of her three-story brownstone in Boerum Hill. Incorporating anything from shells and buttons to broken cups and old CDs, Gardner’s growing mosaic became an icon of the neighborhood.

Gardner began the project to “make a celebratory statement,” without much consultation from her neighbors. But since her mosaic has grown, the neighborhood has come out in full support of the work, even going as far as to bring her new materials to work with. With the help of the community, the mosaic has stretched up to the second floor windows on the house. Gardner has even begun to cover the iron fence in front of her house as well.”

[via Atlas Obscura]