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We’re continually surrounded by masterful works of art that we hardly notice – objects created with fine craftsmanship on par with the work of any famous dead artist. No need to battle tourist crowds at the Louvre. Just crack open your dead cell phone and geek out! posted by jenkinsEar (7 comments total) 22 users marked this as a favorite
Why did click the tarantula? What the hell is wrong with me?
posted by Splunge at 3:15 PM on December 2, 2014

This site is wonderful, but I'm kind of flummoxed by the connection between it and the post text.
posted by Horace Rumpole at 4:05 PM on December 2, 2014 [2 favorites]

The text is from his about me page.
posted by jenkinsEar at 4:17 PM on December 2, 2014 [1 favorite]

Why am I going to crack open a dead cell phone?
posted by Catblack at 4:18 PM on December 2, 2014

crack open

He says in the about page that he has always been thrilled to find out how something works. We assume that this taking-apart-to-see-inside may have indeed involved a dead cell phone at some point in the past. He recommends the experience, and the general philosophy of seeing art in engineering (natural or artificial).
posted by TreeRooster at 5:44 PM on December 2, 2014 [1 favorite]

Tarantulas weave themselves a tiny silk placemat for mealtime!
posted by TreeRooster at 5:46 PM on December 2, 2014 [2 favorites]

And love scritches!
posted by IAmBroom at 9:59 AM on December 3, 2014

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