Posts by Jessica Stewart


August 21, 2017

Artistic Maps of Pakistan and India Show Embroidery Techniques of Each Region

Pakistani clothing company Generation has found a clever way to remind us how much textile art can demonstrate the richness of culture. Their textile map of Pakistan, which uses native embroidery techniques to mark different regions, has become a viral sensation, with more than 20,000 shares on Twitter. From traditional Swati embroidery to the balochi taanka stitch, the map is a beautifully visual way to explore Pakistan's cultural heritage.

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August 18, 2017

100-Million-Year-Old Flowers Discovered Perfectly Preserved in Amber

Myanmar is known for its abundance of amber fossils, everything from dinosaur tail feathers to a 100-million-year-old baby bird have recently been discovered, encased in the fossilized tree resin. And now, thanks to researchers from Oregon State University, we know much more about seven, 100-million-year-old flowers that were discovered in amber from Myanmar. The minute flowers, which measure just 3.4 to 5 millimeters, were most likely dislodged from a tree by a dinosaur during the Cretaceous period.

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August 17, 2017

Yayoi Kusama Announces She’s Opening Her Own Museum in Tokyo

Celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is set to open her own museum in October 2017. The prolific artist, most well-known for her Mirror Room installations, recently announced without warning that the new Yayoi Kusama museum would open in Tokyo's Shinjuku neighborhood. A website for the museum is now online, stating that the first exhibition will be Creation Is a Solitary Pursuit, Love Is What Brings You Closer to Art.

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August 8, 2017

30+ Most Creative Business Cards That Are Sure to Get Noticed

One of the quickest and most effective ways to get your name out there when promoting your career is the business card. And while they may seem obsolete in a time when we're increasingly digital, this face to face calling card is something that's still irreplaceable. In fact, in many areas of the world business cards are a must have for proper professional etiquette.

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