Mike Mitchell

Behold, the truly, truly odd artwork of one Mike Mitchell.

Roger Ebert on Architecture

He began by telling this student: "Every building you see is the image of a man you do not see." That image is shaped by the man's values, he said. If you want roses in your garden you must have them in your heart. 
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Make a Bow Tie from a Neck Tie

Apparently, a neck tie can be tied into something resembling a bow tie.  Here are instructions for how to do such a thing.