0 Jenny’s Noodle Shop

Jenny’s Noodle is now on Etsy! Please visit JennysNoodleShop.etsy.com for original custom illustrations and watercolor paintings.

0 Airportag Pillows

For anyone who loves to travel, these colorful throw pillows by Airportag would make an excellent gift (hint). Each displays a three-letter International Air Transport Association (IATA) code designating many airports around the world. Airport check-in desks print these codes onto luggage tags, which some of us may or may not compulsively check to ensure our bags are heading to the correct destination.

(via Swiss Miss)

0 Take the Regional Dialect Quiz

How do you pronounce aunt: with the vowel in ah, to sound like ant or with the vowel in caught? How about the second syllable of pajamas: with the vowel in jam or with the vowel in palm?

What do you call a long sandwich containing cold cuts, lettuce and so on: sub, grinder, hoagie, hero or poor boy? What about a sweetened carbonated beverage: soda, pop or soft drink?

Take the NYTimes.com quiz to see your personal dialect map

p.s. Mine is definitely correct!

0 'Cut Food': Beautiful Cross Sections of Everyday Foods (Video)

Photographer Beth Galton and food stylist Charlotte Omnes give us a peek inside everyday foods.

Their photo series,"Cut Food," halves various edibles—donuts and coffee, popcorn, stuffed turkey, ice cream and noodles—to reveal gorgeous geometric patterns within.

Check out the video to see how they do it.

(via NPR)

0 Michelangelo's Illustrated Grocery List

Bread, Milk, Eggs... the everyday grocery list is carelessly scribbled onto scrap paper and expeditiously thrown away.

Far from mundane, this 1518 grocery list illustrated by Michelangelo is much more apropos of a Renaissance master.
Because the servant he was sending to market was illiterate, Michelangelo illustrated the shopping lists — a herring, tortelli, two fennel soups, four anchovies and ‘a small quarter of a rough wine’ — with rushed (and all the more exquisite for it) caricatures in pen and ink.

It's no Sistine Chapel ceiling, but a work of art worth preserving nonetheless.  

(via Open Culture)

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