The Spider is an ode to my mother. She was my best friend. Like a spider, my mother was a weaver. . . Like spiders, my mother was very clever. Spiders are friendly presences that eat mosquitoes… spiders are helpful and protective, just like my mother.Louise Bourgeois, 1911 – 2010
In 1984, Bruce McCandless became the first-ever astronaut to walk in space untethered to spacecraft.
Photo via NASA
A handbag to carry your winter snowman — includes a pocket for the carrot nose. Amazing craftsmanship. Watch how it’s made.
A slew of beautiful Christmas cards designed by the late modernist master, Paul Rand.
The peoples of the Arctic (Eskimos) use driftwood-made snow goggles to prevent snow blindness.