Saturday, July 22, 2017

When You're Told Your Cat Drawings Are Crap But You Know They're Not

Has anyone ever told you that you can't draw cats? Perhaps it's because they haven't seen your models. Heloisa, an artist from Brazil posts hilarious super-realistic creations on a Twitter account called Poorly Drawn Cats.


Electric Mayhem Muppets

Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem were the house band from The Muppet Show. Dr. Teeth, Floyd Pepper, Janice, Zoot, and Animal first appeared in 1975 on The Muppet Show pilot “Sex and Violence.”
Illustrator and designer Michael De Pippo's retro posters imagine a one night only gig by the band.

The Electric Mayhem Band performed Goodbye Yellow Brick Road with Elton John on The Muppet Show in 1978:

Friday, July 21, 2017

Hemingway diagrams a cocktail for his doctor.

In his book To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion
author  @philipgreene adapts the recipe from the diagram above and dubs the cocktail Physician, Heal Thyself:

Via @NDProgressives

The Subterranean City of Kish

The island of Kish off the coast of Iran has a massive subterranean city covering an area of 10,000 square metres, constructed from its ancient underground aqueduct (or ‘kariz’). The kariz of Kish is said to have been built about 2500 years ago by the inhabitants of Harireh city. This structure was built to collect, purify, and store water for the inhabitants of the island.

It was abandoned and rediscovered in 1999 when developers began work on an underground shopping mall. The ancient kariz was not destroyed but was incorporated into their plans.

'The Egg' to be sold for first time in 30 years

1950 Ferrari 166 MM Uovo RM Sotheby's

This unique 67-year-old Ferrari 166MM/212 Export “Uovo” – Italian for egg – is predicted to sell for £4 million ($6.5m CAD) at a Sotheby's auction in California this August. Its current owner bought the Ferrari model in 1987, so this is the first time in 30 years the car will be up for grabs.

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