January 26, 2011

Artists as Scientists

While reading Rachel Cohen's book, A Chance Meeting, I learned that the composer, John Cage, was also an expert on mushrooms. In the late 1950s, he won an Italian game show with his knowledge of mushrooms and people would recognize him on the street as "The Mushroom Man."

Speaking of famous artists with scientific passions, a theory Nabokov had on butterflies has been proven! This article is quite heartfelt.

January 8, 2011

Product Appreciation: Plant Mister

I don't love the idea of houseplants but I do love the idea of using a plant mister. I'm not sure that I've ever seen one being used in real life but I know I've most certainly seen them in movies. The scenes are usually in lavish homes with greenhouses full of rare plants and a white-gloved butler is misting away. Get one here.

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I once took a personality test that told me I was a perfectionist and I thought the test was flawed. True story.