Does your cat think it rules the house? Does it expect to be treated like royalty? Don't worry, you aren’t alone. These crafty cats in Russia secured a gig from Empress Elizabeth herself, who welcomed a handful of cats to work in the museum keeping it free of mice and rats. These "guardians of the gallery" are "paid" in room and board, and have been protecting the museum for the last 250 years.Read More
In this Happy[ness] Hour we meet Marco Santini and learn how this artist, inventor, and mentor found his life's purpose to spread love and positivity through art and education. Get a behind-the-scenes look at his art studio and learn about his most recent projects.Read More
From ants with two butts to the weird and wonderful world of bird mating dances, there’s a lot of strange things going on in the natural world. This cartoonist is on a mission to make science approachable using a new medium: comics.Read More
Oh snap! We’re exploring little bubbles of timeless joy through a packaging material with an unexpected history. Watch as this artist injects the Bubble Wrap you know with an entirely new sense of wonder!Read More
Let's think big about the possibilities of materials we encounter every day! Playing with light, transparency, and dimension, Swiss artist Simon Berger creates stunning portraits with nothing but a pane of glass and a hammer. His work shows us that whether it's by recycling, creating art, or just reusing, everything can be repurposed.Read More
Can works of art perfectly capture the look and feel of a generation? Let’s time-warp to San Francisco in the psychedelic 60s, when trippy band posters communicated far more than who was playing a show!Read More
Could there be a secret to success so easy that anyone of us can use it no matter our talent or or skill level? This artist may have stumbled upon a recipe for success that any one of us could start on right this moment. Here's how to "just do it" with the Tiny Blades Project!Read More
Reds and yellows and blues, oh my! Remember when Dorothy opened the door to Oz? We’re traveling back in time to discover an amazing innovation that has quite literally changed the world we see today!Read More
If you've ever felt stuck, held back, or like you just couldn't make sense of the task in front of you, here's an interesting place to start: your limitations. Using your obstacles for inspiration is just what chalk artist David Zinn does when he needs to break through his creative block. His story proves that perhaps, your roadblocks could be just what you need to create something amazing.Read More
What do priceless works of art and nuclear bombs have in common? Well, if you're trying to sniff out art forgeries, those bombs come in handy! It turns out art heists are a lot more high tech than you may expect.Read More
Have you ever noticed that the fastest way to connect with someone is to show them your soft side? We’re hatching a new “normal” with help from a lazy little egg yolk that has captivated the hearts of people around the world. Find out why we are obsessed with Gudetama!Read More
The ancient art of bonsai can teach you a lot about how to leave a legacy behind for generations to come. Whether or not you decide to take up your pruning sheers, bonsai master Chiako Yamamoto has some words of wisdom for you!Read More
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There is a wave of goodness and progress well underway, all around the world.