Seems like IKEA are really shaking things up this year. In addition to the previously announced TV set, they’re also going to release a digital camera made of cardboard called Knäppa (“Snap”). It’ll hold 40 photographs at a time and plugs directly into your USB port. While it’s not the prettiest camera the world has ever seen, I do love the idea of a screen-less digital camera that brings people back to the wait-and-see days of film.
Pope Formosus and Stephen VII- The Cadaver Synod, Jean-Paul Laurens, 1870
The painting represents a scene from the so-called “Cadaver Synod” of 879, in which the new Pope, Stephen VII, tried his deceased predecessor Formosus for perjury, found him guilty, and declared his papacy null and void.
Each week, millions and millions of upper middle class American citizens put on expensive dress clothes, and load themselves into SUV’s and drive past homeless shelters, orphanages, prisons, missions, and halfway houses on their way to a very expensive and nice church, where somebody tells them how to be more like JesusSA forums poster Captain Obvious (via willow-wanderings)
ARE YOU READY TO HEAR SOME SYMPHONIES?!
I CAN'T HEAR YOU!!