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Piece Together Nature’s Tiny Wonders with Miniature Jigsaw Puzzles from Nervous System

 Design #flowers #moths #mushrooms #nature #puzzles April 6, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Nervous System, shared with permission The innovative team over at the Catskills-based studio Nervous System (previously) released a new line of miniature jigsaws that match organic shapes with similarly natural subject matter. All spanning less than eight inches, a spotted …

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Vintage Tapestries Cloak the Wings of Larysa Bernhardt’s Plush Moths

 Art Craft #insects #moths #sculpture #textiles January 23, 2022 Anna Marks All images © Larysa Bernhardt, shared with permission In a cozy studio overlooking a garden in Blackwell, Missouri, artist Larysa Bernhardt creates colorful moth sculptures with a needle and thread. Her fabric creatures are embroidered with old tapestries, often portraying historical people, animals, …

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Chasing Ghosts: A Short Documentary Debunks a Long-Held Theory About What Pollinates the Ghost Orchid

 Documentary Science #flowers #moths #orchids #video April 5, 2021 Grace Ebert  What insect has the ability to extend down into the nearly foot-long nectar tube of the ghost orchid? For generations, that question has interested researchers who’ve speculated that the giant sphinx moth, which has a proboscis that often exceeds 10 inches, was …

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