“On the other side of the screen, it all looks so easy.”
As it turns out, online Oreo-obsessives have spent as much time decoding the design as they have speculating on the identity of the designer. The circle topped with a two-bar cross in which the word “OREO” resides is a variant of the Nabisco logo, and is either “an early European symbol for quality” (according to Nabisco’s promotional materials) or a Cross of Lorraine, as carried by the Knights Templar into the Crusades. Continuing the Da Vinci Code theme, the Oreo’s geometric pattern of a dot with four triangles radiating outward is either a schematic drawing of a four-leaf clover or—cue the cliffhanger music from Jaws—the cross pattée, also associated with the Knights Templar, as well as with the German military and today’s Freemasons.
Read more at The Atlantic
Wow. almost at any given point there is a sidewalk sale somewhere in Montreal.
I have so much love for this city.
Sam Llewelyn (via growyourowngardening)
Not that I have any room to grow more veggies, but this is pretty cool.
Making annuals perennial - carrot, cabbage, tomato. Taken from Bill Mollison’s Introduction to Permaculture.