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…Have you felt the Alice in Wonderland quality of everyday life?

On daydreaming, New York City, writing, art, the Alice in Wonderland quality of everyday life, and the beauty of walking…

 

Enjoy this meditation on life with delightful and wise artist Maira Kalman (thank you Brain Pickings) –

 

“We always are in this in-between world of “Is this a dream? Is this really happening? Are we in costume? Who are we?”

 

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A surreal fable of a drunk rabbit, bowling dwarfs, and two bewildered girls…

 

An eerie and wonderful animation from 1917 – feast your eyes!

 

A fairy brings two dolls to life, part of a short lived stop-motion puppet series by animator Howard S. Moss, adapted from a series of books entitled Motoys in Life published by Toyland Publishing Company. Origin of American animation 1900-1921 describes the film as “Alice in Wonderland meets the Garden of Eden… [a] surreal fable of a drunk rabbit, bowling dwarfs, and the two bewildered girls of the title.” (The Public Domain Review)

 

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Build Your Own Extraordinarily Strange Tesla Spirit Radio

We imagine it must have delivered extraordinary strangeness in order to frighten the likes of Tesla!

 

Build The Spirit Radio That Creeped Out Tesla Himself

(The Mind Unleashed)

 

“My first observations positively terrified me as there was present in them something mysterious, not to say supernatural, and I was alone in my laboratory at night.”

- Nikola Tesla 1901

 

 

“Tesla’s Spirit Radio uses a simple crystal radio circuit connected to a computer sound-in jack to generate spooky sounds from all kinds of electromagnetic sources. As you will see, it creeped the hell out of Tesla himself…”

 

For the complete piece and a video treat, click here.

 

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