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link to Alex Broeckel Concept Art and Illustration

medieval medical

illustrations from the ‘MacKinney Collection of Medieval Medical Illustrations’ link UNC University Library

100 abandoned houses

link to Kevin Bauman Photography

vintage 1959

another instrument to mention, the 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard reproduction… Coveted by both players and collectors as the ultimate example of playability, attractiveness and tone, the iconic 1959 Les Paul Standard simply has no equal. With the release of this very limited new model, Gibson Custom takes the art of recreating the company’s legendary […]

pencil nebula

500,000 kilometers per hour and a mere 800 light-years away link

man of many talents, his paintings are dreams… link

rules of thumb

excerpt from the latest cooltools newsletter… “A rule of thumb is a homemade recipe for making a guess. It is an easy-to-remember guide that falls somewhere between a mathematical formula and a shot in the dark. Rules of thumb are a kind of tool. They help you appraise a problem or situation. They make it […]

strange maps

if maps are your thing…. where on earth was middle-earth….? … Tolkien states in the prologue to ‘The Lord of the Rings’, it would be fruitless to look for geographical correspondences, as “Those days, the Third Age of Middle-earth, are now long past, and the shape of all lands has been changed…” And yet, that’s […]