San Francisco-Based Artist Alexis Arnold Grows Crystals On Books

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People will spout about impermanence of digital records, but books are really fragile, too. Alexis Arnold from San Francisco wanted to illustrate that with her project The Crystallized Book: collecting books and growing Borax crystals on them. Books range from literature classics to magazines, and there’s even a mysterious and arcane tome called “Linux: The Complete Manual”. Continue reading »

Couple Documents How Fast Their Dog Grows In Just 8 Months

Alex Dennison and Ashley Lewis didn’t believe that their German shepherd puppy could grow so quickly. The Australian couple started to document Nasra’s growth at eight weeks and posted the whole series to Reddit after eight months. A few hours later they realized that they had a sensation on their hands. Dennison and Lewis described the early days with Nasra in an online interview. Continue reading »

Sprout A Pencil That Grows

Sprout A Pencil That Grows is a very simple but excellent concept. We all know that as soon as a pencil gets down to the point where there’s only an inch or so left it’s pretty much useless. Continue reading »