A skeuomorph is a design feature put onto an artifact, usually for nostalgic purposes, to make it resemble something similar, even if it is not absolutely necessary. An example would be the leather on an iCal to make it look the same as an actual physical pocket calendar.
Slicing a Bead of Mercury in Half
In Celebration, FL, a suburban community owned and taken care of by the Disney Corporation, leaf-shaped confetti is shot out of the lampposts downtown in the autumn and “suds pour out” accompanied by Christmas music during the winter.
The majority of boners occurred before the year 1950.
The word “penis” comes from the Latin word for “tail”.
The word “sex” was coined in the 1300s.
The word “blow-job” came from the Victorian period.
Fred and Wilma Flinstone were the first couple ever to be shown in bed together.
Villard de Honnecourt’s Diagram, found on The Secret Law of Page Harmony, which is a great resource and very helpful indeed.
Practicing in 13th century France, Honnecourt was an architect who used a similar principle to design the pages of his Workshop Record Book that he did when working on his structures.
This is a moment in which the boundaries separating graphic design and architecture were blurred, showing that the development of pleasing ratios, shapes and sizes is not dependent on the medium, but the mind.
During Metta World Peace’s rookie season in Chicago, he applied for a job at Circuit City in order to get an employee discount. He also once attended a practice with the Indiana Pacers in a bath robe.