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Winter Is Coming, So Please Enjoy This Insane 1980s Book Of Knitted Sweaters

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There are treasures to be found at second hand book sales, you never know what out-of-print gems you might unearth. Take for example, this 1986 book of knitting patterns called “Wit Knits”. The contents of the book has been scanned and given its own Tumblr site by George Hostler who “found this knitting pattern book in a second hand book sale – felt the need to share them with the world.” Continue reading »

Dear Blank, Please Blank


Dear blank, please blank is an ironic project by Hans Johnson and Jared Wunsch that ask users to share their frustrations and bad experiences in the simple letter format: “Dear…/Please…/Sincerely…”

The submissions vary from the funny to the rude, and visitors can vote for the best letters. “We had this idea for a website, mostly because Hans had a bad experience, “ – say the authors of the project. Now Dear blank, please blank has teamed up with the Sapling Press and made the best submissions into elegant white cards available on Etsy.
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Photo of the Day: Ticket, Please!


Bus conductor Kevin Obura, performs acrobatics in the doorway of his moving vehicle to amuse his passengers and attract others customers to board his bus on the streets of Nairobi, Kenya. (Ben Curtis/Associated Press) Click image to zoom.

Photo of the Day: Eat, Please

A volunteer feeds a seal a herring at the Pieterburen seal creche, north of the town of Groningen, Netherlands. Storms that have lashed the Dutch coast this year have created a wave of orphaned baby seals, some so young their umbilical cords are still attached, wrenched from their mothers and washed up on beaches and dikes. (Peter Dejong/Associated Press) Click image to zoom.