Wednesday Wanderings: Pretty Cats, Dinosaur Dandruff, Buildings That Are Optical Illusions, and World’s Most Valuable Shipwreck Found

The internet was made for cats, right? So, let's start off this week with a slide show of some pretty cats: Cats Flakes all over your shoulders making it look like it's always snowing just on you? Don't feel bad. Even dinosaurs got dandruff: Dinosaur dandruff Optical illusions can be fun. Here are some buildings … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Pretty Cats, Dinosaur Dandruff, Buildings That Are Optical Illusions, and World’s Most Valuable Shipwreck Found

Wednesday Wanderings: Cassini Photographs Saturn, 3500 Year Old Greek Tomb, Concert Hall Designed by Algorithm, and One Writer’s Journey on Amtrak

The Cassini spacecraft has been sending back some pretty awesome photos of Saturn: Saturn Photos This 3,500 year-old Greek tomb is giving archaeologist's new clues to the roots of Western civilization": Ancient Greek Tomb Stunning concert hall in Hamburg, Germany was designed by algorithms: Elbphilharmonie One writer's take on her time on the Amtrak writer's … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Cassini Photographs Saturn, 3500 Year Old Greek Tomb, Concert Hall Designed by Algorithm, and One Writer’s Journey on Amtrak

Thursday Travels:Warsaw Uprising Tribute, LA Night Lights, Old House Restoration, and Haunted Mansion In MA

Sorry about the lack of blog yesterday. The day just seemed to get away from me for some reason. But that's no reason not to give you some nice web destinations today, is it? A lovely annual tribute by the citizens of Warsaw to commemorate those lost in the Warsaw Uprising in 1944: Warsaw Uprising … Continue reading Thursday Travels:Warsaw Uprising Tribute, LA Night Lights, Old House Restoration, and Haunted Mansion In MA

Wednesday Wanderings: Stepwells, A Bee’s First Days, Crows Learn From Their Dead, and Four New Elements

There are large, deep cisterns in India, called stepwells, that contain some amazing architecture. Abandoned now, this journalist has been documenting these places before they disappear completely: Stepwells A fascinating look at the first 21 days of a bee's life, time-lapsed into 60 seconds: Bees I love crows. They are fascinating birds, and very intelligent. … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Stepwells, A Bee’s First Days, Crows Learn From Their Dead, and Four New Elements

Wednesday Wanderings: Kitty Music, Pagan Balsilica Opens to Public, Medieval Cover of Metallica, and Star Wars VII Trailer Supercut

Here's some music developed especially for cats. Apparently, some cats do react to it. Mine didn't seem to care.: Music for Cats This secret pagan basilica under the streets of Rome has recently been opened to visitors: Pagan Basilica Here's something I never would have imagined I'd be linking to. A medieval folk band covering … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Kitty Music, Pagan Balsilica Opens to Public, Medieval Cover of Metallica, and Star Wars VII Trailer Supercut

Wednesday Wanderings: Google Earth Fails, The Known Universe, Beautiful Buildings, and Dance of the Planets

Google Earth is a wonderful tool, but occasionally, they do get things a bit, um, wrong: http://www.viralnova.com/when-google-earth-screws-up/2/ A digital tour of the entire known universe, starting in the Himalayas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17jymDn0W6U The Known Universe Some truly beautiful examples of unusual architecture: http://news.distractify.com/alex-scola/breaking-conventions Dances of the Planets make intricate designs: http://ensign.editme.com/t43dances Those last remind me of the … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Google Earth Fails, The Known Universe, Beautiful Buildings, and Dance of the Planets

Wednesday Wanderings: Beautiful Stairs, Map of the Universe, Cat Playground House, and Suspended Food

Gorgeous stair designs: http://www.boredpanda.com/modern-stair-design/ Stunning map shows where the Milky Way fits in the Universe: http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread1030869/pg1 Yes, another house that has a cat playground built in. Mine would love a house like this: http://www.buzzfeed.com/tasmaiuppin/house-of-cats#1mm3c6z These photos of food in mid-air are delicicious!: http://www.foodrepublic.com/2014/08/18/these-5-photos-food-suspended-middle-air-are-incre And a reminder- you have till the end of the month to … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Beautiful Stairs, Map of the Universe, Cat Playground House, and Suspended Food

Wednesday Wanderings: 5 Unsolved Life Mysteries, Advice from Calvin and Hobbes, Chinese Museums, and 8-bit Pixel Superheroes

Let's see what was interesting in the wide, wide Internet lately- A few of Life's little mysteries that remain unsolved (Langauge warining): http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-unsolved-mysteries-everyday-life-that-make-no-sense/ Need a little advice to get you through your life? Look no further than Calvin and Hobbes. Wise words here, my friends, wise words: http://bookriot.com/2012/02/06/sixteen-things-calvin-and-hobbes-said-better-than-anyone-else/ One thing China seems to do right … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: 5 Unsolved Life Mysteries, Advice from Calvin and Hobbes, Chinese Museums, and 8-bit Pixel Superheroes

Wednesday Wanderings: Churches renovated to secular spaces, and some lists of 10

What happens to abandoned churches? For these, they were renovated to become homes or businesses. And all kept the beauty of the original church: http://io9.com/beautiful-churches-that-have-been-converted-into-secula-583156045 And now a few lists of 10: Ten Words that Need to Die Now (I agree with most of these): http://bit.ly/12GAGwH Ten Words that People Get Wrong: http://bit.ly/12lHUar And, finally, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Churches renovated to secular spaces, and some lists of 10