One thing that really gets my back up is that when people see me on Twitter or my blog, making these light sketches, they assume I have lots of extra time and contact me, pointing out this observation, and requesting items for charity, a free drawing for their child, etc. I’m actually a bit frantic about my deadline, but if I get too worked up, I just shut down and can’t do anything. There are certain things I need to do, just to keep my brain working right, and my creativity going. (via Sarah McIntyre - apologies, apologies… and the importance of play)
Her expertise in experimental physics evoked comparisons to Marie Curie, and her many honorary nicknames include “the First Lady of Physics”, “the Chinese Madame Curie”, and the “Queen of Nuclear Research”.
Bike messengers were once the fastest way to get a document across a city – until the arrival of email. Yet even today, in a world with superfast broadband, a few of us still eke out a living, writes cycle courier Emily Chappell
Reflections From Above is a complex photo series in which thousands of New York City windows and lights merge together into unique abstract formations. To capture the fascinating and symmetrical perspectives, photographer Donna Dotan focuses her camera down from the tops of large skyscrapers and uses long exposures to capture the action below.