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Object Lessons: The Indispensable Desk Stapler

Ahead of the advent of the stapler, documents had been held collectively with thread, string, ribbons, and, in the case of legal documents, red tape. In 1879, American inventor George McGill came up with the McGill Single-Stroke Staple Press, which closely resembled a Singer sewing machine… by… 7 more words

Women Ideas

The Texts of the Coffin of Userhat (E.512)

One of our most prized and most viewed objects is the box-coffin of Userhat (E.512). The coffin was excavated by John Garstang in 1902 and was one of the first objects on display in the museum of the Institute of Archaeology in 1904. 421 more words

Egypt

Pocket Full of Something

 

What have I got in my pocket? Not a hobbit, nor a living thing. It’s as small as a worm and brown like mud, although it can come in midnight black or a light tan. 391 more words

Secrets

02. September 2014, #343

 

If you want to purchase this painting the actual price is 200 Euro (september 2014).

For further informations go to “How much is a daily painting”. 10 more words

Meals And Drinks

What's Art?

An eclectic promising line up at TodaysArt 2014 International Festival for contemporary visual, performing arts and e-culture. By the seaside of Scheveningen , Netherlands, with a program consisting of performances, works, an exhibition and the ‘Bright Collisions’. 61 more words

01. September 2014, #342

 

If you want to purchase this painting the actual price is 200 Euro (september 2014).

For further informations go to “How much is a daily painting”. 9 more words

Meals And Drinks

Hollaback

Street harassment is something much more closely linked to patriarchy and power ideas than many realise or would like to admit.

Walking down the street as a woman can be an isolating experience, and raising greater awareness of street harassment is vital. 132 more words