Blog by Lyra Pappin

These geometric clothing racks do a pretty awesome job of making clothing stand out. Plus, they might help inspire the tidy-challenged to keep clothes off the floors! They seem to have some decent DIY potential, no? Read more
Don't judge a book by its cover, judge it by its fancy library location! And yes, in this digital world of e-readers, tablets and giant mobile phones, books do still exist... Read more
Finally, a reason to read! Just kidding. But, there have been some interesting drinks mixed up over the years by famous characters from literature and film, and now, thanks to this darling poster, you can add some new beverages "to the mix"! Read more
This gives "potted plants" a whole new definition. And... do the roads smell better? Read more
If you're in NYC these days, you might be seeing double.

When checking out the mini recreations of some of the most famous buildings in NYC, let me know if there's a tiny Godzilla anywhere around the Empire State Building... Read more
Just when you thought Instagram was totally pointless - turns it, it might not be!

Get some practical use out of all your food and cat pics by turning them into magnets. Hey there's an idea that just might STICK. Ha! Read more
Move over cat videos, it's about time Cat Font took over. Type anything you want and it will be spelled out by cats in the shape of letters.

The internet loves cats so much it might as well be called the CATernet, amiright??? Read more
Scientific American is taking a look at mental illness as portrayed by artists in history.

I guess Britney shaving her head is our generation's version of Van Gogh chopping his ear off? Uh oh.

Original story: A Brief History of Mental Illness In Art
‘Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear’ was painted after Van Gogh began to suffer from serious mental illness, including psychotic episodes and... Read more
These designs by LIE - Little Ideas Every Day - are meant to inspire and brighten up every day by smashing inspiration with reality.

Colour me impressed? Read more
Here's a twist on avoiding junk food: setting fire to it. Maybe these will IGNITE interest in a new diet?

Hmm... maybe not. They still look pretty good. Read more


Lyra Pappin
Toronto, ON, Canada

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