Sunday, May 29, 2011

Tidbits - small and particularly interesting items of gossip or information

Step by step explanation of how to grow pears in a bottle! http://www.prieuredorsan.com/journal/jardinier/2011/05/01/journee-a-orsan-et-poires-en-bouteilles/

Tutorial on photographing insects http://myrmecos.net/2011/05/19/photographing-insects-with-a-point-shoot-digicam/#more-7648

Just about anything/everything that's interesting can be found on The Conversation. One topic that caught my eye was "People pics stick but scenic shots forgettable". Neuroscientists from MIT in the US have shown that photographs that feature humans are more memorable, followed by indoors scenes.  What do you think?

Flower Tower in Paris - amazing 10 storey building surrounded on three sides by 380 pots of bamboo.

This beautiful great grey owl

TEDx Tokyo speaker Garr Reynolds talking about the lessons Japanese people have taught him using bamboo as a metaphor.

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