Taking a Reading Vacation in a Book Igloo


Could this be the perfect reading hideaway for all the bookworms out there? Colombian artist Miler Lagos constructed this self-sustained dome made entirely of books, titled Home, for an installation exhibit late last year at MagnanMetz Gallery in New York. Remarkably, there is nothing holding the novels together other than the careful alignment of each book closely stacked against one another. Christopher Jobson of Colossal calls the piece a “book igloo” which is an accurate label, given the brick-like pattern the books create on the dome-like structure. Luckily, this igloo won’t melt. I’m also really fond of the artistic choice to place the books in such a way that the multicolored binds are visually trapped within the piece. It’s like a secret treasure within a cave!







Miler Lagos website





December 2, 2016

3-Year-Old Boy Forms Adorable Friendship With Foster Family’s Dog

If you ever need proof that dog is man’s best friend, look no further than Instagram. The social media site has no shortage of picture-perfect pups, as many doting dog owners share snapshots of life with their four-legged friends. While some go on adventures together and others dress alike, Reagan the labradoodle and “Little Buddy”—his family’s foster child—do both. Reagan was adopted by Oregon resident Sandi Swiridoff when he was just 11 months old.

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December 1, 2016

Photographer Captures Cozy Portraits of Her Cats by the Window Whenever It Rains

Photographer Felicity Berkleef was onto something when she first captured her cat sitting at a dreary window. Late last year, she snapped a sweet picture of the furry friend looking at the world while wrapped in a blanket. A couple of months ago, the other cat joined in and Berkleef tried to repeat success with another cloak. It worked! And according to the 21-year-old: “They didn’t mind.

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