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Inspiration Medley #2

Occasional collections of the beautiful and creative.

Michael Faraday’s thoughts on mental discipline – The pioneering 19th century physicist and chemist discusses how to battle the tendency to accept without question our beliefs and desires.

Candy anatomy – A medical student in Glasgow makes diagrams of body parts and pathogens using candy.

When poisons had personality – Agatha Christie’s use of poisons, based on knowledge acquired while volunteering at a hospital pharmacy during WWI.

Tube worm thoughts – Our life is difficult to imagine, from certain perspectives.

Stunning animated gifs – Some of Lara Paulussen’s enchanting forests, doorsteps and paths.

You can do a lot with finger painting – Well, maybe you can’t, but Judith Ann Braun can.

Anatomy of songs 1 and anatomy of songs 2 – Through cartoons, John Atkinson dissects typical songs from different music genres.

Inspiration Medley #1

Every so often, I’ll share a collection of links I’ve found inspiring for their beauty, creativity or humor.

Century of Hairstyles – US hairstyle fashions, 1910s to 2010s.

Hôtel de Glace – Canada has a hotel made entirely of snow and ice, built fresh every year and used for a few months (really, people stay in it). Then it dissolves with the spring…

HYBYCOZO – Otherworldly polyhedron sculptures, a joint project of Serge Beaulieu and Yelena Filipchuk.

Mushrooms Glowing – Martin Pfister’s magical photos of mushrooms.

Stunning Trees – Beth Moon photographs incredible trees from around the world.

Weather Zones in America the Beautiful – I live in the “snow-covered moonscape.”

– Hila