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The Blacklist: What's the Inspiration for All of Red's Crazy Adventures?

"It may be hard for you to imagine, but I once had a normal life," The Blacklist's Red Reddington (James Spader) told Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone) way back in Season 2. But based on some of the yarns the "Concierge of Crime" has spun...Show More Summary

New Zealand leader regrets story that suggested Trump mistook her for Trudeau’s wife

2 days agoNews : BlogPost

New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has said that she regrets sharing an anecdote that suggested President Trump mistook her for the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “It was a bit of a funny yarn,” Arden told TVNZ on Monday morning, adding that it was “something that I don't want to cause a diplomatic incident over.” […]

In Mary Zimmerman's 'Secret in the Wings,' fairy tales with decidedly adult chills

5 days agoArts : Culture Monster

From the frozen brutality of Grimm’s collected stories to the sun-dappled violence of Italo Calvino’s folk yarns, fairy tales could be construed not so much as bedtime diversions for children but as cautionary tales of horrors in the adult world. Mary Zimmerman, most noted for “Metamorphoses,”...

Expanded PET Plastic Recycling Could Help Boost the Circular Economy

According to the environmental NGO GreenBlue, the volume of PET manufactured worldwide for fibers and yarns used in textiles and upholstery is actually greater than what is used in containers. The result is vast amounts of waste, but also huge potential to groom more of a circular economy.

Tiffany is selling impractical 'everyday objects' like coffee cans and balls of yarn for thousands of dollars

Tiffany & Co. sells expensive "Everyday Objects" on its website. The items include silver and gold versions of ice cream scoopers and protractors. Some of them cost upwards of $10,000. The average Tiffany customer can afford to pay a premium for luxury. Show More Summary

19 Glamorous Photos That Capture Young Women in Their Knitting and Crocheting Garments From the 1930s

People who are unfamiliar with yarn crafting often confuse knitting and crochet. It's totally understandable that this happens. Knitting is a method by which yarn is manipulated to create a textile or fabric for use in many types of garments, and may be done by hand or by using a machine. Show More Summary

Loose Ends: More ‘Everyday Objects’ From Tiffany

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The luxury company is selling a ball of yarn for $9,000. Herewith, some other products it might soon unveil.

Further additions to Tiffany’s Everyday Objects line

2 weeks agoNews : ComPost

Fancy jewelry purveyor Tiffany has come out with a line of whimsical Everyday Objects, including such objects as a “tin can” ($1,000, sterling silver and vermeil), paper cup (in sterling silver), ball of yarn ($9,000; it is a paperweight), yo-yo and pillbox. Is it possible to make fun of a collection that even Marie Antoinette […]

Victoria Villasana yarn bombs vintage photos

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Textile artist Victoria Villasana breathes new life into black and white photos by sewing vividly-colored yarns and threads onto them. Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone, and legal tender all get the treatment. (more…)

Tiffany & Co. is selling a $9,000 ball of yarn and everything is ridiculous

It's unclear whether Tiffany & Co. is trolling or fishing for press, but they're definitely succeeding with the latter.  The luxury company unleashed a line of needlessly expensive everyday objects, appropriately named Everyday Objects. Show More Summary

This is a $9K ball of yarn

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Hurry! There are only five balls of sterling silver yarn available from Tiffany's ($9,000 each). It's part of their "Everyday Objects" line which also includes a $10,000 silver bird's nest with (Tiffany) blue eggs, a $1500 18k gold paperclip bookmark, and a $1500 silver coffee can. (Alanna Okun)

Colorful yarn portraits by Victoria Villasana

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

Victoria Villasana uses yarn to augment b&w photos of iconic people (Marilyn Monroe, Nina Simone, Frida Kahlo) to create these wonderful artistic portraits. When framed, her artwork spills out onto walls and tables: Tags: art remix Victoria Villasana

Check out the Secret of Mana remake's intro movie here

Square Enix have released the intro movie to the Secret of Mana remake, coming to Sony consoles and PC at the start of 2018.The two minute clip spins a yarn about the legendary Mana Fortress, created out of the life-force of the planet, in order to hold dominion over man. Show More Summary

Sound is your frenemy is PlayStation VR horror yarn Stifled

Just in time for Halloween, PlayStation VR is getting a creepy horror title, one that uses audio made by the player to both find reveal the path and lure the enemy.Stifled will have the player navigating a entirely pitch black world....Show More Summary

Kirby's Epic Yarn composer on creating music for the game before it became a Kirby title

A portion of a GamingReinvented interview with composer Tomoya Tomita... GR: Moving onto Kirby’s Epic Yarn now. This game’s part of a series with a more consistent style to its music, so did Nintendo give you any guidelines for how the soundtrack should sound? TT: No, Kirby’s Epic Yarn was originally supposed to star a new character. Show More Summary

Day of the Dead in the Inland Empire Comes to Life as a Fever Dream

Though it would be a stretch to call Hello Stranger a Halloween horror, Sharon Yablon’s poetically pitched homecoming drama looks an awful lot like a ripping haunted house yarn. It features restive spirits tied to the unsavory history of a proverbial old dark house; it is driven by the uncanny...

Chromosomes may be knotted

Everyone knows that long bits of yarn, or charging cables and the like, tend to get quickly tangled and form nasty knots. Little is known about the structures of our genetic material, chromosomes, which also consist of long strings that -- according to our experience -- should be likely to become knotted. However, up to now it has not been possible to study this experimentally.

Physicists use mathematical algorithms to examine experimental 3-D structures of chromosomes

Everyone knows that long bits of yarn, or charging cables and the like, tend to get quickly tangled and form nasty knots. Little is known about the structures of our genetic material, chromosomes, which also consist of long strings that—according to our experience—should be likely to become knotted. However, up to now it has not been possible to study this experimentally.

New adaptation can feel uncertain, but this is still 'Dracula' for Halloween

No “Dracula,” no “True Blood.” But Bram Stoker’s uber-vampire yarn still is centered on a creepy, fanged stalker who likes nothing more than to recruit an exposed female neck. How do you turn that into Halloween entertainment without either causing offense or looking wildly out of step with the...

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