Tuesday, October 23

Tag: architect

23 Absolutely Useless Items That’ll Make You Scratch Your Head

23 Absolutely Useless Items That’ll Make You Scratch Your Head

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Listen. I know a thing or two when it comes to being useless. Whether I'm staring blankly at a football game while my dad tries to explain what the hell is going on, trying and failing to help my boyfriend build our IKEA furniture, or really missing the mark when it comes to doing anything on weekends that doesn't involve sweatpants and not brushing my hair, I'm a pro when it comes to uselessness. But the people behind these monstrosities are far more skilled than I am. You see, when it comes to all form and no function, these folks have it down to a science. Here are 23 of the most useless items ever created because who needs faith in their fellow man, anyway? 1. This sign that would've saved Shel Silverstein a lot of time...
This Soldier’s Sketchbook Offers A Heartbreaking Look Into Life On The Battlefield

This Soldier’s Sketchbook Offers A Heartbreaking Look Into Life On The Battlefield

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For civilians, imagining what it's like to go to war is limited to what we see in photographs and what we hear in soldiers' stories. While we can try picture what many of these people dealt with, we'll never really be able to see it through their eyes. However, one man's drawings give us a glimpse into his wartime experiences. Before Victor A. Lundy became a renowned architect, he was a soldier in the U.S. 26th Infantry Division during World War II, and he even became a part of the Allied invasion of Normandy. The then 21-year-old always had a sketchbook on him, in which he drew everyday scenes he encountered. What's really special about the drawings is that they give one individual's unique perspective of life on the battlefield. From training a...