Monday, May 21, 2018

China’s Village of Real-Life Rapunzels

For thousands of years, the Yao women of Huangluo Village have believed that long hair symbolizes beauty, wealth and longevity and women in the village only cut their hair once in a lifetime when they are ready for adulthood and marriage. 
 

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Energy Transfer Between Coupled Pendulums

Each one almost completely stops as its momentum moves to the other one.

Football's Bayeux Tapestry


The FIFA World Cup 2018 launch trailer is an embroidered history of football that is the product of months of work undertaken by The London Embroidery Studio and animator Nicos Livesey.
It takes its influence from the Bayeux Tapestry and the graphics of historical posters from the Soviet Union.



More: It's Nice That 

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Avocado Pickles

I am a fan of the avocado but they seem to go from unripe to an overripe squishy brown mess in the blink of an eye. This looks like a solution to the avocado timing dilemma. Not sure how long they last in the pickling solution but that's a moot point in this household.



 Recipe here 

You've Heard of a Murder of Crows. How About a Crow Funeral?