This season is kicking my ass. There isn’t enough coffee on Earth to prepare me for the next two weeks, but I’ll be damned if I’m not going to go through this un-caffeinated. No survivors of that situation, I promise.
There have been some really interesting and thought-provoking articles swinging through the ‘net lately. I’ve gathered my favorites up for you, as usual! Leave your faves in the comments if you want.
On to the links!
These 12 Shoes for 12 Lovers heels are extremely creative and inspiring!
Speaking of inspiring, a bunch of people who have physical disabilities had fashion mannequins made in their likeness. Pretty awesome.
Here’s a little tribute to Riot Grrl! fashion.
Here is a list of things that kill more people, yearly, than sharks. Thanks, internet!
Two NYC-based graphic designer friends decided to date for 40 days as part of an experimental project to see if they could fall in love.
A little random, but relevant: Have questions about the Affordable Care Act? This NPR piece will help you!
These heels are apparently so comfortable that you can run in them. Like run run in them. Check out their Kickstarter page!
“Back when rock ‘n’ roll was a rebellious art form, the guitar was its chief weapon. Those days are over in most of the world, but not long ago the government in Niger banned guitars for the Tuareg people, seeing them as just such a tool of rebellion. Bombino, born in Niger, plays a fierce, hypnotic, often electrified guitar. He sings song of the Tuareg, nomads spread across the Saharan Desert and surrounding countries. His second record, Nomad, was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys.”
I only recently watched Lady Gaga’s video for “You & I” and…
…did I just watch a guy turn a mermaid into a cyborg? Is that what just happened here?
I’d love to hear your thoughts.