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Birds and decor

Birds and decor

To woo a mate, male bower birds decorates their nests with all manner of objects, including vibrant berries and flowers. Interested females will visit many competing nests, often returning for a second look by comparison. It appears that bower birds even use the rules of perspective to arrange objects in order to emphasize or deemphasize […]

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Friday Roundup: If you like Open House tours, you’ll love this Roundup

Friday Roundup: If you like Open House tours, you’ll love this Roundup

OK folks, we’ve got a lot to cover today so let’s just skip the chit-chat and get to it.  First up, I continue to be impressed with the New York Times home section, which features interesting interiors, fascinating stories and stunning photography.  I can’t stop looking at these spectacular images of Tony Cenicola’s recent photo […]

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The Friday Roundup

The Friday Roundup

Before we get started, does this NYC storefront (above) look familiar?  I took the photo during my trip back in May, and I could swear I’ve seen it in a Citibank commercial.  Wouldn’t that be not the least bit exciting? 7, 6, 5, 4,  ,  ,  . Action! Thanks for tuning in to the Strange […]

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Friday Roundup on Monday:  Home magazines vs. design magazines

Friday Roundup on Monday: Home magazines vs. design magazines

Introduction Welcome to the Friday Roundup on Monday, a new semi-regular column illustrating how ill-prepared I am for technical difficulties (Strange Closets was down on Thursday night when I started to write this).  It also says much about my lack of ambition and ingenuity (but I certainly did enjoy breakin’ bread with my younger brother […]

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