Tree Lanterns

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Izmit Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower)

This is the clock tower in Izmit called the Saat Kulesi (sah-t coup-less-e, this my attempt at phonetic reading). It was constructed at the turn of the 20th century and was one among many constructed across the empire to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sultan Abdul Hamid II, one of the last. It’s just a tower…

Black Panther – A Review

The movie Black Panther recently debuted worldwide and has garnered a massive amount of public attention in the lead up to the release. In this article I’ll be reviewing the movie as well as spoiling plenty of details so you’ve been warned. The world of Black Panther is set in the African country of Wakanda…

Art #3: Dragons & Paper

Dragon in a Stroke Credit: Business Insider UK I found an interesting artist on Instagram by the name of Keisuke Teshima or onestrokedragon. As the name goes, he paints dragons but not in a typical manner. The technique, called hitofude ryuu, involves painting the body of a dragon in one stroke but the head takes…

Art #1-20

Art #3: Dragons & Paper Dragon in a Stroke Pop-Up Paper Colorful Space Tire Master Some fun drawings at the end Art #2: Insects, Sushi & Spongebob Spongebob Anime Kate Kato’s Insects Gum Wrapper Art Sushi Art Art #1: Tree of 40 Tree of 40 Pomato              

Art #2: Insects, Sushi & Spongebob

A New Arthropod Get ready; you’re going to see some bugs. Good news, they’re not real. Kate Kato is an artist who uses recycled paper, wire and thread to bring to the world a variety of colorful insects. She even embroiders them to etch unique patterns across their wings, carapace or whatever else bugs have….

Roman Findings: The Citrus King

bloodua / 123RF Stock Photo The Citrus King According to archaeobotanist Dr. Dafna Langgut, Tel Aviv University, citrons and lemons were a status symbol in the Mediterranean with other citrus fruits arriving a millennium later. She chronicles their spread through Persia and the Levant into the western Mediterranean, citrons going first. Bitter orange, lime and…

Art #1: Tree of 40

Perhaps you have heard of a plant that grows tomatoes and potatoes? The pomato or TomTato (the war rages on) is a combination of tomato and potato plants created by grafting them together. The result is a plant that grows both. If you’d like to see it I’ve included that video below. However the focus of…