I suppose you’re not so bad to look at, Vancouver. #winterwalk #dogwalkliving #bridgesofvancity #vancity #vancouver #insomniacinstagramming
Everything from the Guggenheim to the Louvre are meticulously fashioned out of candy and gingerbread.
via Design Boom
A cartoon by Drew Dernavich. For more cartoons from this week’s issue: http://nyr.kr/1isIyQl
In a porcine stunt that Zhu Bajie himself would no doubt be proud, a man has trained about a dozen wild pigs to dive off a 3 metre diving board in a park in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. They performed their new trick on Saturday and, apparently, it takes three months to train the pigs to become such confident divers and swimmers.
These thimble-sized Chinese shot glasses, made for drinking the revered and feared sorghum spirit known as bai jiu, are called 一口杯 yī kǒu bēi, which means “one gulp cup”. No explanation needed. Gānbēi.
[The great Anglo-Catholic saints of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries] were, in many cases, pioneers, carrying with them a spirit of adventure as well as a deep dedication to the principles they held. They were willing to be ostracized, to be inhibited, to lose their callings and…
It’s easy to think of the China countryside as all bamboo forests and lush green mountains, but one one-third of China is, in fact, desert, and it represent some of the most beautiful scenery in entire country. Here are a few of the most beautiful deserts in China:
1. Badain Jaran Desert in Inner Mongolia
- “On that day the deaf shall hear
the words of a book;
And out of gloom and darkness,
the eyes of the blind shall see.
The lowly will ever find joy...”
Shania Twain | That Don’t Impress Me Much
"Now beat that. And you’re mother’s saying ‘Go to College’ so you finish college and it’s *wonderful*. You feel so good. And after all the partying...