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fastcompany:

The More You Expose Yourself Online, The More This Bustier Exposes Your Bare Skin

"I felt like digitally I was already being exposed, and physically, I just felt like that was a apart of the statement," Chen says. "While wearing it, just the amount of activity that happened made me realize how much it was showing off."

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nemfrog:

Tentacles in the masts.
One of 61 drawings done by Orra White Hitchcock for use in Professor Edward Hitchcock’s classes on geology and natural history at Amherst College, Massachusetts. 1824-40.

nemfrog:

Tentacles in the masts.

One of 61 drawings done by Orra White Hitchcock for use in Professor Edward Hitchcock’s classes on geology and natural history at Amherst College, Massachusetts. 1824-40.

nprbooks:

Check out our interview with Reading the OED author Ammon Shea about his new book, Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation.
My personal favorite language-police fact: people used to get really mad about the WORD “television” (instead of the programming, how novel) because it combines the Greek “tele” and the Latin “vision” — Manchester Guardian editor C.P. Scott famously harrumphed, “Television? The word is half Latin and half Greek. No good can come of it.”
— Petra

nprbooks:

Check out our interview with Reading the OED author Ammon Shea about his new book, Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation.

My personal favorite language-police fact: people used to get really mad about the WORD “television” (instead of the programming, how novel) because it combines the Greek “tele” and the Latin “vision” — Manchester Guardian editor C.P. Scott famously harrumphed, “Television? The word is half Latin and half Greek. No good can come of it.”

— Petra

fewthistle:

The Moon and Manhattan. 1946.
Photographer: Andreas Feininger

fewthistle:

The Moon and Manhattan. 1946.

Photographer: Andreas Feininger