Monthly Archives: May 2016

Everyone’s A Philosopher

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pssst…wanna buy a museum ?

Ásmundarsalur is a small art museum often overlooked by visitors to Reykjavik even though it’s literally in the shadow of the Hallgrimskirkja the city’s number one tourist attraction. The building was purpose-built as an art gallery in 1933 by sculptor … Continue reading

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Weekend Road Trip

London-based Swiss photographer Kim Leuenberger has created an ongoing series called “Traveling Cars Adventures”. Try not to smile when viewing this charming photo series. all images © Kim Leuenberger

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Geek Out Bibliophiles

This fascinating video from the Crandall Historical Printing Museum in Provo, Utah, demonstrates their rare functioning Gutenberg press.

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The pen is mightier than the keyboard

As someone with horrible penmanship, I sometimes struggle to even interpret my own notes, but I can’t quibble with the notion that handwriting can allow one to think more thoroughly about information. This neat infographic from explains why we should … Continue reading

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Worth a trip just for the pastries

The newest travel guide from the media brand Monocle is devoted entirely to Austria’s grand capital of Vienna. Much like the previous eleven editions in the travel guide series, this book is divided into nine sections focusing on the usual … Continue reading

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Take Me Anywhere

Actor/performance artist Shia LaBeouf, along with traveling companions Nastja Rönkkö and Luke Turner are hoping to harness the power of social media for a road trip in the name of “art”. From May23rd through June 23rd, the collective are hitchhiking, … Continue reading

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You Don’t Need To be Irish

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China has the best new bookstores

While beloved bookstores are closing all across the United States, remarkable shops are popping up throughout China. This incredible bookstore, designed by XL-MUSE group, is located in the new commercial center of Binjiang District in Hangzhou. photos © Shao Feng

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Picnic Is Canceled

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