Cool collection of images of free standing tipis (via Blackfoot Decorated Tipis c.1900 | HOW TO BE A RETRONAUT)

Cool collection of images of free standing tipis (via Blackfoot Decorated Tipis c.1900 | HOW TO BE A RETRONAUT)

I recently googled recycled plastic bottles and got an array of projects ranging from sculptural fine art to practical alternatives to everyday devices.  Check out the highlights.

Graphic Designer Nick Sayers creates mathematically inspired spherical objects out of every day recycled materials.  (via MAKE | Math Monday: Playing Cards)

Graphic Designer Nick Sayers creates mathematically inspired spherical objects out of every day recycled materials.  (via MAKE | Math Monday: Playing Cards)

andreaquixtan:

Vintage coffee bean bag chairs

(via Andy Gilmore – New Prints and Interview » ISO50 Blog – The Blog of Scott Hansen (Tycho / ISO50))

Derek Watkins created a visualization tracking the spatial distribution of U.S. postal offices from the 18th to the 20th century. Gathering data from the USPS Postmaster Finder, with lat/long coordinates extracted from the USGS Geographic Names Information System, the results were animated using Processing (via Mailifest Destiny: U.S. expansion visualized as post offices – Boing Boing)

Great Kodachrome photos (via 1940s Kodachromes » ISO50 Blog – The Blog of Scott Hansen (Tycho / ISO50))
furniture made from doors and ladders (via MAKE | Furniture Built From Doors and Ladders)

furniture made from doors and ladders (via MAKE | Furniture Built From Doors and Ladders)