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Garden Fork Folding Table

Natalie Sampson’s table isn’t just pretty; it’s practical too. It folds into a small space and can be stuck wherever there’s loose soil. Link -via Dude Craft | Sampson’s Website

The 25 Most Powerful Songs of the Past 25 Years

by Jennifer Drapkin, Kevin O’Donnell and Ky Henderson They’re not the most beautiful songs, or the most musically important. In fact, a few could literally drive you nuts. But the following tunes—some as old as Mozart, others as current as Beyoncé—have fundamentally altered the world we live in at some point in the last quarter century. [...]

Girl Goes from 0-10 Years in 1.5 Minutes (Time-Lapse)

(Video Link) Natalie’s family took a picture of her everyday, from birth up until she turned ten years old, and cut all the photographs together to this impressive time-lapse video clip. via kottke.org and matt

Illustrating Childhood: Maurice Sendak

”Feel Art Again” has gotten a little off schedule due to the plethora of information available about Ernie Barnes and Maurice Sendak. We’ll be working this coming week to get back on track. In honor of last weekend’s big screen premiere of the classic children’s book Where the Wild Things Are, today’s “Feel Art Again” post [...]

mental_floss on The Today Show!

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Well this just about made my month. This morning, Al Roker, Ann Curry & Natalie Morales spent a Today Show segment discussing Stacy Conradt’s blockbuster story on secret menu items at fast food restaurants. I’m going to celebrate with a Neapolitan shake. If anyone [...]

10 Quirky Marriage Proposals

Since the mental_floss article Modern Marriage Proposals was published in 2007, I have read about many more marvelous methods men have used to asked for their sweetheart’s hand in marriage, plus a couple of proposals that started out traditionally and ended up in the news because of embarrassing unforeseen circumstances. 1. Hay Bales William Butler took advantage [...]