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A Fascinating Look Into the World Championships of the Tabletop Curling Game Crokinole

Crokinole is a board game that requires each player to slide disc game pieces across a circular board with the goal of knocking out the disc slid by the other player and landing in a high scoring zone on the board. The game takes great dexterity and focus, much like …

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The Deliberately Ambiguous Time Traveling Love Story Told in the Bob Dylan Song ‘Tangled Up in Blue’

YouTuber Polyphonic, who does incredibly informative video essays about music, took a long deep look at the iconic Bob Dylan song “Tangled Up in Blue” from the equally iconic album Blood on the Tracks and went through it verse by verse to unravel what was going on. What he discovered …

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An Interactive Weather Machine That Gives Data Driven Sound to an Adjustable Forecast Interface

New York City sound designer Matt McCorkle, co-founder of cdza and a member of New Museum incubator NEW INC, who previously made a spooktacular interactive Halloween Soundboard and a festive soundboard that played “Auld Lang Syne” in four part harmony, has created an incredible Weather Machine that gives sound to …

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A Fascinating Compilation of 1929 Sound Interview Footage With the Oldest People in the United States

Before the Republican Party existed, I voted the Whig ticket. YouTuber Guy Jones has taken raw Movietone camera footage from 1929 and turned it into brilliant compilations of sound interviews with some of the oldest people in the United States at the time. These compilations offer fascinating insight into what …

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Great Bear Rainforest

Grizzly bears are common inhabitants of the Great Bear Rainforest. At the time of year I was there, late June, their principal diet is sedge grass, which grows abundantly along the banks of the streams. The skies were dramatically overcast. Rain, which had threatened for some time, had just begun …

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3 Hours of Milky Way Editing in 60 Seconds!

Above is a time lapse video of my roughly 3 hour editing session for this photo condensed into 60 seconds. This includes raw image prep in Lightroom, star stacking in Starry Landscape Stacker, blending the sky and foreground in Photoshop, and final creative edits in Photoshop. It’s Milky Way season …

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Photo Of The Day By Stephani Holdorf

Photo By Stephani Holdorf Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Bottoms Up at Sunset” by Stephani Holdorf. Location: Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos …

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Juniper: The Happiest Fox, A Beautiful Picture Book About Living With Foxes by Juniper’s Loving Human

Juniper, the playful fox who once dove into a white bed sheet thinking it was snow, is now going to be featured in a book by her human Jessika Coker. The book, titled Juniper: The Happiest Fox, focuses on life with Juniper and Fig (another fox Coker rescued), Juniper’s canine …

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Talented Father and Son Luthiers Demonstrate the Fascinating Full Build Process of a Goodall Guitar

Talented luthiers James Goodall and Luke Goodall give a fascinating start to finish, step-by-step narrated demonstration of the elaborate process involved in a full build of an acoustic Goodall guitar from raw wood. Father and son team work together seamlessly at their Fort Bragg, California workshop, while a beautiful medley …

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Beautiful Puma Rescued From a Russian Contact Zoo Lives a Happy Life as a Domestic House Cat

A post shared by I_am_puma (@l_am_puma) on Dec 29, 2017 at 2:48am PST A beautiful puma named Messi who was rescued from a Russian contact zoo lives the life of a spoiled domestic house cat with humans Sasha and Masha in Penza. Messi (named after football player Lionel Messi) is …

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