These School Notes Are so Pretty They Could Win a Beauty Contest

These School Notes Are so Pretty They Could Win a Beauty Contest

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Usually in class, you begin taking notes and then your pen slowly drifts to the margins and begins doodling some stick figures doing things. The notes sometimes don’t even get taken, but when they do, they don’t look nice. Most people probably aren’t rushing to their chemistry notebook to look at their lovely notes. The opposite, really.   But, if you think about it, beautiful notes make studying more enticing. They can only improve things for bored students. Note-taking becomes less a begrudging slog, and more of a thoughtful art. So let’s give it up for, and maybe envy, the …

These Pencil Sculptures Are What We Should All Strive for

These Pencil Sculptures Are What We Should All Strive for

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Pencil sculptures are without a doubt the artform of the future. Why? Because of Instagram. They are all over Instagram. For those not in the know, sculptors shave pencils down enough that they can sculpt the graphite into names, numbers, or characters. They’re astonishingly creative, even though they’re probably not practical. Chances are the graphite would snap off and when you go to write with it, it’d have that annoying double line. They’re still nice to look at anyway. Enjoy some of the nicest pencil sculptures out there.   1. Dire Wolf   Image Via reddit   2. My name     …

20 Breathtaking Lines From ‘The Great Gatsby’

20 Breathtaking Lines From ‘The Great Gatsby’

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The Great Gatsby is so embedded in our cultural consciousness that it’s sometimes hard to remember why it’s remembered. It’s because it’s great. Fitzgerald has a way of writing poetically, but never sinking to levels of purple prose. Instead, he’s accurate. His sentences are like word photographs.   Here are twenty of those lines. They are relatable and hard to forget. They’re the sort of lines you hear and then your personality changes. Are you hyped? Are you excited to have a different personality?   1. And I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy. …