We’re proud to announce that there’s an article about us in the online version of the current edition of Audubon Magazine, entitled “Grow a Garden with Seed Bombs” and featuring our 10 Seed Bombs with Slinger.
Miniature Rooms: a crazy-cool Cincinnati-based company that makes, wait for it… miniature rooms.
MoMA to Demolish Williams and Tsien Folk Art Museum: wow, bad news about a really interesting museum building in NYC.
New iPad App: Urban World: I don’t have an iPad, but I want this.
New York Biotopes: just watch this lovely animation right now.
Mammoth Cave National Park is the world’s longest known cave system, with more than 400 miles explored. Located in central Kentucky [in CST, for anyone who's wondering; this really surprised us when we showed up an hour early for our reserved tour], it features several guided cave tours of varying difficulty.
Moscow-based Maria Zaikina has created a series entitled Landschaft Mit Haus, or Landscape With House. Using only flat color and the same basic composition, she has created a visual rhythm with great variety across the series.
Legendary ‘Fritz the Cat’ Director Plans a Film about Coney Island: awesome; check out Ralph Bakshi’s Kickstarter campaign.
Is Building Luxury Housing on the Playgrounds of Public Housing the Worst Idea Ever? Yes. Yes It Is.: strange things are starting to happen in NYC.
For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off from All Human Contact, Unaware of WWII: extreme rural life in Siberia.
Vaguely Rude Place Names of the World: sophomoric and too much fun.
California for Beginners: another silly map.
2012 was an awesome year for us: VL work kept us busy, but we were able to take a few amazing trips. The Great American Road Trip was the highlight of the year, and it took us from Cincinnati through the Southwest, and all the way to San Diego. On the way, we camped in Joshua Tree National Park. Mind blown, and self humbled.