What’s in your pencil cup?

Participate in #mypencilcup by photographing what’s in your pencil cup.

14-year-old Shaun White gives 9 wise words

A 2001 interview shows quite a bit of wisdom from the 14-year-old Shaun White. Points like respect for elders, being willing to admit what he doesn’t know, and the importance of community.

19th century chair as a Transformer

I might have gone too far. I have come up with three different Transformer names for this 19th century armchair in the Art Institute’s collection.

Rough pigs by Charles Émile Jacque

The roughness of how these pigs are drawn seems to be more accurate for how they are in real life.

How coins can inspire you

A sand dune landscape invites you to be transported to another place.