Landflow

We like to think of the Element of Earth as so stable, so firm, so reliable. It isn't always. Sometimes, it does this. And that's both amazing and terrifying. A reminder of the strength of Earth....

Mushroom Mushroom

Mushroom, Mushroom, AH! It’s a snake! Tumblr has been providing me with many things. And finally, a baby ball python who is afraid of a stapler: But who made friends with a different stapler: Photo and video sources linked from pictures....

Jammin' with Pythagoras

One of my favorite educational short films from childhood, "Donald in Mathmagics Land". This is almost certainly the first place I ever heard of the Golden Ratio and the Pythagoreans' mystic understanding of math. But also just posting it because I still love it....

Divination by Salt and Sound

So I watched this video, as I was getting ready to go to sleep, and maybe I'm a little out of it, but the motions kind of spoke to me. And really, is it just me, or could this form the basis for a divinatory system? Now I want one to play with. With different-shaped plates. Circles and ellipses and ovoids and things. Yes. Halaudiomancy? Audiohalomancy? What would we call it? And how do I get those wonderful toys?...