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Constant readers — and erstwhile commenters — know that 99% of the time, Typepad takes your comment to a "404 Page Not Found" dead end.

October 21, 2019 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

"Taking a Thread for a Walk"

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The new above-titled show

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at the Museum of Modern Art in New York

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features textiles, fiber art, and industrial design from the museum's vast collection.

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The show will remain up through spring 2020.

October 21, 2019 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

How are frog tongues so sticky?

Produced by Helen Thompson.

October 21, 2019 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Where was this picture taken?

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Answer here this time tomorrow.

Hint: That's me.

Extra credit: identify the source and author of the quotation.

No cheating!

October 21, 2019 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (2)

Japanese Condiment Highlighter Pens

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From the website:

Wasabi (the green paste we all know from sushi), shoga (ginger), and umeboshi (dried plum) are three of the most common flavors in Japanese cooking.

So much so that you won't find a refrigerator in Japan that doesn't contain mini tubes of pastes of them.

Geodesign had some fun playing with this household icon by making the Japanese Condiment Highlighter Pens, which borrow the immediately recognizable look of these tubes to create a very original writing instrument.

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The Japanese Condiment Highlighter Pens come in three colors (fluorescent green, yellow, and pink) and are created with such care that every detail in the tubes and the carton boxes is as close as possible to actual condiment tubes.

Spice up your desk, pencil case, and documents with these Japanese kitchen colors and surprise your friends or coworkers with these unique markers.

$28.

October 21, 2019 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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