neat things

The Um Tote

Original image on flickr, uploaded by kateruttr. Amanda has the most amazing bag. It's one piece of felt with 2 zippers that run alongside the entire edge. When zipped, it makes…

Catoms and You

This came in from Indi...who knows the power of making reallyreally small atoms into bigbig ideas... 3D You  http://www.govtech.net/magazine/story.php?id=103598  (02/07) Vol. 20, No. 2, P. 26; Researchers at Intel and…

some things with paper should be illegal.

And this is probably one of them: jenstark.com. Seriously, this blew my mind. It's incredibly beautiful and conceptually rich. Jen went to MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) which is…

Roll your own…anything

I subscribe to 2 Google alerts: "prime numbers" and "slime mold". Both are hobbies of mine. When this gem came in, I realized that slime mold is more than a…

pointless but not meaningless

Math is fun. Math mechanics are yukky. It's the paradox of my brain that while the concepts and patterns of math rule much of my creative thinking, I seriously can't add…

my Valentines Day present

    Step 8: let it dry, then compare to key Originally uploaded by kateruttr. My husband gave me a blood test kit for valentines day. I think that's pretty romantic.…