Before LOLCat, There Were The Felines Featured In “Kittens And Cats: A First Reader”

Before LOLCat, Grumpy Cat, Longcat, Nyan Cat, before all the famed kitties of the internet age, before the modern computer was but a glint in Mother Turing’s eye, there were the felines featured in the 1911 book, Kittens and Cats: A First Reader. Continue reading »

Featured Entries For The 13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest

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“I took this photo of fireflies (lightning bugs) in almost complete darkness using the latest low light camera technology. I was completely surrounded by the fireflies and witnessed one of the most amazing and magical natural phenomena: fireflies that synchronize.” (© Radim Schreiber) Continue reading »

Limited edition art prints featured on ITV

Clare Shields, designer from London, creating and selling limited edition art prints with an illustrative style to them. The works are printed using fade resistant archival inks onto German Etching paper. They are limited to an edition of 30. The print titled “Wrapped Up in a Bow” will be featured on a home make-over segment of ITV’s This Morning, hosted by celebrity interior designer Laurence Llewelyn Bowen, on Wednesday 29th June. http://www.itv.com/this-morning Continue reading »