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Ride Into the Wild

Danny MacAskill is a Scottish bicycle trials rider, which means he has amazing bicycle-handling skills.  Trials riding involves going through extremely difficult obstacle courses without setting a foot to the ground at any point.  137 more words


"Art As a Mode of Knowing"

Today, October 1, is the 99th birthday of groundbreaking psychologist Jerome Bruner, who, by the way, still teaches at NYU.  To be honest, I don’t know a lot about Bruner or his work.  244 more words

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Oh, The Places You'll Go!: So Cal Edition

Sometimes your work physically goes to far distant places, such as those paintings that have went to embassies in Nepal, Uganda and Kuwait that  I wrote about yesterday.  320 more words

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The Civil War as Never Seen by Ulysses Grant

Ulysses S. Grant was the ultimate hero of the Civil War in nearly every way. While Lincoln’s generals in the east were stalling, complaining and embracing defeat, Grant was chalking up victories (or at least avoiding ignominious losses) at Paducah, Belmont, Forts Henry and Donelson, Shiloh and Vicksburg. 550 more words


How-To DIY Multitool Dust Shroud

HIS job, he sniffed, would require some tea-and-toast with-
the-crust-cut-off DUST COLLECTOR to work within the
pristine environsof a bathroom repair, such accessories as are not… 141 more words

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