“Emotional labor isn’t something most people sign up for when signing up for a service job – rather, it’s hard to know exactly how much forced emotion goes into “good” service. And it’s impossibly hard to predict good service’s numbing effects on your own self.”(via lifeonfiction)
Motivational cows for you if you are feeling down.
My mom pissed herself laughing.
This remarkable chandelier from Hilden & Diaz projects a 360° shadow of trees and roots onto the walls surrounding it. Titled Forms in Nature the light was partly inspired by the drawings of Ernst Haeckel, the German biologist, naturalist, and philosopher (among other things) who is perhaps most famous for discovering thousands of new animal species and mapping them to a genealogical “tree of life”.
I was just sent a link to this stunningly /massive/ archive of character references, concept art and designs
the sheer amount of images they have here is ridiculous, all (most) of which is sourced correctly
thank you to the user who sent this to me
reblogging this here because this archive is absolutely incredible
holy crap, this is infuckingcredible
Betcha Matt Smith regenerates into Steven Moffat.
My vote is David Bowie for the next doctor.
- Me: Wow, breakfast was really exhausting. Time for a 3 hour nap.
There are massive protests happening in Turkey right now to overthrow the Islamist government, and this is the front page of CNN.
For updates, you can follow: http://istanbulfreepress.com/ (Some images are quite graphic)
So today at Stern Design Works I cleaned up and painted a bunch of teeny tiny 3D printed animals. It was super fun and I can’t wait to get them situated in their diorama pendants next week!
Can we talk about the ableism, sexism, neuronormativism, and lack of trans*acceptance in the dance scene, please? I would really like that.
A sampling of some conversations you might find interesting: