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Weekend 206.0

Playmobil Advent Wreath 2011 (1) Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1373

(2) Fantastic hyperrealistic oil paintings by Steve Mills

(3) Ways to Manage an Image (WSJ)

(3a) The Art and Soul of Disney

(4) Jean Nouvel: The Pritzker-winning French architect checks in on hotels, carousels and burning down the house (WSJ)

(5) Nintendo Introduces Free Airport Hotspots For 3DS Users

(5a) KLM Passengers Can Use Facebook For ‘Meet & Seat’ (Wired)

(6) The Porteur/City bike by Hufnagel Cycles

(7) Birth By Sleep: Sora Stained Glass

It is impossible to go through life without trust: That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself. – Graham Greene


“The passion for tiny things–and miniatures were as popular among ordinary dads and secretaries as they were with royalty–is explained by the customary reaction to these dollhouses for grownups. How intricate the workmanship! How miraculous the detail! And all made my hand! Imagine that! Mrs. Thorne’s little rooms in San Francisco, and a second set on simultaneous view in New York in 1939, were handwrought rebukes to the machine age idolized by World’s Fairs.”

Mini (Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep) – Temporarily reduce the size of enemies. You can step on them while they are shrunk to deal damage.

“In all of Mrs. Thorne’s rooms, objects pertinent to the absent owners were scattered about like clues in a country-house mystery: a discarded book, the open door of a cabinet, a chair turned toward a window, a tiny cup and saucer abandoned on the very edge of a table. And the things they left behind conjured up stories in the heart of the observer. Love letters unanswered. A sudden quarrel. A three-dimensional world that could charm and delight and tell a story; in an odd way, this was animation without the quarrelsome animators who would throw up a picket line around the new studio on May 29, 1941.” – Imagineering the Disney Theme Parks by Karal Ann Marling

For D23 Fans: See Walt’s Missing Decade by Timothy S. Susanin and Persevering in Troubled Times: A Walk With Walt 1941 by Jim Fanning

Tuesday Night Anime

(1) Human Crossing

(2) Historically correct disney princesses

Aqua: I just cast a magic spell on you. One day when you’re in trouble, the light within you will lead you to the light of another. Someone to keep you safe.

Kairi: Thanks!

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