Posts by Emma Taggart


March 18, 2019

This 1,288-Word Run-On Sentence Broke Records and Inspired Hundreds of Modern Writers

Most book lovers would agree that coming across a very long sentence in a novel can sometimes require multiple reads to comprehend. The world of literature is full of examples of sprawling monologues and multi-line descriptions, but it was American writer William Faulkner who was featured in the 1983 Guinness Book of World Records for his lengthy passage from his 1936 book, Absalom, Absalom! The huge run-on sentence consists of 1,288 words and countless clauses.

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March 16, 2019

Artist Encases Incredibly Detailed Miniature Worlds Inside Antique Pocket Watches

Greek artist Gregory Grozos gives new life to antique jewelry by encasing miniature worlds inside pocket watches and pendants. Inspired by classic art, fantasy, and steampunk, each handmade piece of miniature art tells stories of imaginary microcosms, where tiny figurines are placed among little homes, workplaces, and even forests. “A few years ago I had the idea of making an entire tiny world which a person can carry on him or her,” reveals Grozos.

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March 12, 2019

This Skilled Makeup Artist Can Transform Herself to Look like Any Celebrity

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by YUYAMIKA宇芽 (@yuyamika7) on Sep 1, 2016 at 6:27am PDT We’ve seen many talented makeup artists around the world who use their skills to creatively transform the human face, but Chinese blogger He Yuhong takes makeup artistry to the next level. The master artist uses cosmetics to turn herself into any famous face, and we really mean any face.

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