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Human Anatomical Terms That Sound Like Places You Would Go See on a Vacation

Samuel Arbesman, a doctoral student in computational biology, can get into all of your nooks and crannies. Like these: Prussack’s SpaceFissure of RolandoMcBurney’s PointAnterior HornAlcock’s CanalHesselbach’s TriangleLoop of Henle Officially, you can get into Hesselbach’s Triangle for free, but the parking fee is outrageously expensive. Read the rest at the link. Link -via Joe Carter | Photo: Female Reproductive [...]

The Growth Table

The ingenious Growth Table by Tim Durfee and Iris Anna Regn gently scales up as a child grows. Start as a preschooler and move up to the tweens. It comes up with build-in nooks and crannies for art supplies. Link -via Inhabitat

Why the Red Telephone Box was Almost Silver and Other Facts About the K6

Though they’re not as numerous as they once were, the red telephone box is one of a handful of images that instantly conjures up visions of England. But it wasn’t always such an icon. The Versions When telephone booths first came on to the scene, they were definitely more function than form. Intent on finding something [...]

Scouting New York

Scouting New York was started by Nick Carr as a way to showcase the interesting and eclectic nooks and crannies he discovers while scouring the Big Apple as a motion picture location scout. The site features a variety of interesting posts – such as then & now photo comparisons on NY films like Ghostbusters and [...]