Happy Thanksgiving

by | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

One updated ambigram (for Thanksgiving) and one new design for the word “Gratitude.”   Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Topics related to this post: Ambigrams | ASU | Design | Fun | Personal | Worth Reading

A few randomly selected blog posts…

EdTech 2009, Ashland Virginia

I am at Ashland, Virginia for EdTech 2009 to be held on the campus of Randolph-Macon College. You can find the complete schedule here. EdTech2009 is an annual two-day conference (that has been going on for over 20 years now) hosted by the Educational Services staff of...

The futility of existence

I stumbled across this little machine that shuts itself off once it has been switched on! How cool is that. I don't have an clue whom to credit it to and would appreciate a heads up on that. I was reminded of the myth of Sisyphus which led to a great piece of...

Who wrote this poem?

Back when I was a graduate student I got bitten by the bug of palindromic poetry - poems that read the same when read backwards. This is consistent with my love for ambigrams and other kinds of symmetrical wordplay. I had posted them on the web a while ago and there...

How to author 85,000 (or is it 200,000) books…

Andrea Francis just emailed me a note about Professor Phillip Parker who is the world's fastest book author. He has over the past five years over 85,000 books to his name. He is also the most eclectic. As the article says, "He has authored some 188 books related to...

Bittersweet Thanksgiving

The recent events in Mumbai have thrown a pall over the Thanksgiving break. That said, this is a moment to celebrate friends and family. Let us spare a moment for all the innocent victims and their friends and family. Happy Thanksgiving! This image, above, captures...

We feel fine

We Feel Fine is a web-installation, "a self-organizing particle system," art project that is powerful and touching - building as it does on people's emotions, harvested from blog postings from around the world. As the designers say, "We hope it makes the world seem a...

Cellphone in classrooms: The Saline story

From the Saline Schools, right here in Michigan, comes a video about how teachers and students are using cellphone in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning. Check it out h/t Superintendent Scot Graden's Blog

Rate of change of technology

I just stumbled upon this image from a 1950 issue of Popular Mechanics. The tag line below the image says: Because everything in her home is waterproof, the housewife of 2000 can do her daily cleaning with a hose. Though it is easy to make fun of this image it can be...

Limp Kiss

Just Stumbled upon this: A Poem by Nichita Stãnescu Tell me, if I caught you one day and kissed the sole of your foot, wouldn't you limp a little then, afraid to crush my kiss?... more here

1 Comment

  1. linkbegir

    Second design is better.

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