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Osage Nation Decries Sale Of Important Prehistoric Cave Art

The two-cave system is nestled within a 43-acre stretch of land in Missouri, about 60 miles west of St. Louis. Scholars have called it “the most important rock art site in North America” because of a collection of 290 prehistoric glyphs on its walls. – Hyperallergic
Tags: Art, Missouri, North America, St Louis, Visual


‘Heartbroken’ Osage Nation leaders decry sale of sacred Missouri cave with ancient artwork

Indigenous leaders had hoped to purchase the land, which is home to 1,000-year-old drawings and was auctioned off for $2.2mA Missouri cave containing Native American artwork from more than 1,000 years ago was sold at auction Tuesday, disappointing leaders of the Osage Nation who hoped to buy the land to “protect and preserve our most sacred site”.A bidder agreed to pay US$2.2m to private owners for what’s known as “Picture Cave,” along with the 43 hilly acres that surround it near the town of Wa...
Tags: Art, US, World news, US news, Missouri, Indigenous Peoples, Native Americans, Warrenton, St Louis Continue, Osage Nation


‘Heartbroken’ Native American leaders decry sale of sacred Missouri cave with ancient artwork

Osage Nation leaders had hoped to purchase the land, which is home to 1,000-year-old drawings and was auctioned off for $2.2m A Missouri cave containing Native American artwork from more than 1,000 years ago was sold at auction Tuesday, disappointing leaders of the Osage Nation who hoped to buy the land to “protect and preserve our most sacred site”.A bidder agreed to pay US$2.2m to private owners for what’s known as “Picture Cave,” along with the 43 hilly acres that surround it near the town of...
Tags: Art, US, World news, US news, Missouri, Indigenous Peoples, Native Americans, Warrenton, St Louis Continue, Osage Nation


A Gay History Exhibit Went Up At Missouri’s State Capitol. Then It Came Right Back Down.

“Making History: Kansas City and the Rise of Gay Rights” opened last weekend and was supposed to be there through Christmas. It lasted four days. The State Senate’s only gay member is furious. – The Kansas City Star
Tags: Art, Senate, Missouri, Kansas City, Issues


What Do Hamilton, Hermes, Usher, Celie, Evan, Benny, Haywood, and Bonnie & Clyde Have in Common?

Publishing a new book is like Opening Night, except without watching the show, and without seeing anybody afterward.Last November, I decided it was time to write about some of the amazing musicals of the last decade or so, which I have not yet gotten the privilege of working on. With my past several analysis books, every chapter was about a show I had directed here in St. Louis with New Line Theatre. And I wrote about the shows as we worked on them. Not only was it fun to write about our shows,...
Tags: New York, Musicals, Theatre, America, Live, Missouri, Performing Arts, Broadway, New Line, Theater, Jackson, St Louis, Miranda, Eddie, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda


Worlds largest Passive House building to open in Kansas City

The largest Passive House building in the world is set to welcome its first tenants this October in the historic River Market of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The luxury apartment community — dubbed Second + Delaware — will offer high-end amenities alongside energy-efficient advantages with 80% to 90% energy savings compared to conventional buildings. Jointly developed by Arnold Development Group and Yarco Development, the apartment complex will offer 276 apartment residences including studios...
Tags: Design, Missouri, Homes, New Zealand, Apartments, Energy Efficiency, Passive House, Kansas City, Green Roof, Triple Glazed Windows, Courtyard, Rooftop Garden, Jonathan Arnold, Airtight, River Market, Passivehouse


Trump Administration Is Moving National Archives Out Of Seattle. Native Americans Are Furious

“The U.S. government made us paper Indians — our ancestors are here,” Jack proclaimed last week at Sand Point. To close and remove the archives is to physically remove the ancestors (word is the contents of these warehouses would probably be transferred to facilities thousands of miles away in Missouri and in Southern California). – Crosscut
Tags: Art, Missouri, Seattle, Jack, Issues, Trump Administration, 02.21.20


Missouri Debates Jailing Librarians For Lending “Age-Inappropriate” Books

Under the parental oversight of public libraries bill, which has been proposed by Missouri Republican Ben Baker, panels of parents would be elected to evaluate whether books are appropriate for children. Public hearings would then be held by the boards to ask for suggestions of potentially inappropriate books, with public libraries that allow minors access to such titles to have their funding stripped. Librarians who refuse to comply could be fined and imprisoned for up to one year. – T...
Tags: Art, Missouri, Words, Ben Baker, 01.15.20


Kansas City approves free public transportation for all

Last week, the city council of Kansas City unanimously voted for free public transportation via the Zero Fare Transit proposal. The program will boost ridership of city transit systems, allaying concerns about equity and the challenges of global greenhouse gas emissions and the climate crisis. Kansas City’s streetcar service is already free, and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) likewise provides free services to veterans. But approval of the resolution is a historic move all...
Tags: Design, Toronto, Rome, Missouri, City Council, Kansas City, United States Department of Energy, Federal Transit Administration FTA, Nashville Portland, Quinton Lucas, Zero Fare Transit, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority KCATA, Citizens for Modern Transit, Missouri Public Transit Association, AARP Missouri


Clever Tool Design, Bold Entrepreneurship: The Story of the American-Made LogOX

There's a reason that only a tiny proportion of the population successfully launches their own product design. In addition to correctly identifying user needs and getting the design right, you also have to nail the manufacturing, the marketing, the distribution network, the customer service. It takes design skills, patience, research, networking and a whole lot of hard work.Meet the Roberts family. They're three members of that tiny proportion. We think you can learn a lot by reading their produ...
Tags: Amazon, Design, Youtube, Washington, Germany, New York City, America, Qatar, UPS, Austin, Afghanistan, Pennsylvania, United States, Taliban, Missouri, Maine


Don't forget to fight for these "less glamorous" endangered species

Not all endangered animals have their own PR firms to save them. Many are living humble lives outside the limelight. A new poster campaign, commissioned by NetCredit, aims to draw attention to these underdogs in the conservation movement. According to Luke Doyle, who worked on the campaign, “The research team gathered data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to build a long list of species that are flagged as ‘endangered’ or ‘threatened’ in every state of the U.S. The team then shortlisted ...
Tags: Design, California, Virginia, US, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Arkansas, South Dakota, Tennessee, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Louisiana, North America, North Carolina, Illinois


Smooth Pebble Paper Cuttings

What can I say? I like swirls... thus, I like this friendly little village "where everyone gets along" according to its creator, Missouri paper cut artist, Jacqueline Basham. The intertwined circles... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Ann Martin]
Tags: Design, Missouri, Ann Martin, Jacqueline Basham


Guy Trades in FIVE Toyota MR2s

When I was a kid I worked at a restaurant in the suburbs. I can't remember how this started, but when my shift was over, the staff would give me money to drive their cars to a nearby gas station to fill them up. On the weekends, some of them paid me to take their cars home with me and wash them. I'd just gotten my driver's license and this was an exciting opportunity to try driving different car types.The hostess, Miranda, had this awesome cherry red 1985 Toyota MR2. It was a stickshift, and at ...
Tags: Design, Cars, Missouri, Connecticut, Toyota, Miranda, Tacoma, Ben, Mobil, Brotherton COAD Salesperson


Building “Big Wows” – A Taylor Studios Tradition

Taylor Studios has many traditions when it comes to the projects we do: the tradition of respecting the people we represent in exhibits, the tradition of meticulousness no matter the size of the project, and the tradition of making truly unique products, just to name a few! These traditions all feed into our biggest tradition of all: our mission to help businesses and organizations inspire people with the products that we produce. Exhibits can help people feel more connected to their community a...
Tags: Design, Advice, Local, Management, Experience, Museum, United States, Missouri, Inspirational, Inspire, Marine Corps, Projects, Civil War, Iceland, Traditions, Reykjavik


6 tips to reduce your foodprint while dining out

When you eat at home, it is relatively easy to make choices that will lower your ‘foodprint,’ because you are in charge of the shopping, preparation and disposal of all the food. But when you eat out at a restaurant or grab takeout, it is much more difficult to eat sustainably. To make it a little bit easier, we have put together six tips to help you eat green while dining out or grabbing something to go. Ask questions Ask your server about the restaurant’s sources. What farms do they buy f...
Tags: Food, Design, Restaurants, Usda, Features, Missouri, Fda, Food Waste, Waste, Sustainable Food, Leftovers, Carbon Footprint, Eat & Drink, Sustainable Eating, Farm To Table, Dining Out


The ‘tacky’ Trump painting artist created similar work for Obama

The artist Andy Thomas, a self-taught painter living in Missouri, said he was surprised to learn Trump has hung the painting in the White House.Thomas also created a similar painting depicting former President Barack Obama alongside past Democratic presidents.Thomas said there's a hidden feminist message lying in both of the paintings. On Sunday's episode of CBS's 60 Minutes, President Donald Trump joined reporter Lesley Stahl for an interview that covered many topics, including his doubts abou...
Tags: Art, Politics, Media, Obama, White House, China, Painting, Barack Obama, Reagan, History, Missouri, Innovation, Cbs, Donald Trump, Eisenhower, Trump


Dean, College of Arts and Letters

Missouri State University, located in Springfield, Missouri, invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Letters. ave 200 characters to tease your ad. As chief administrative officer of the College, the Dean is expected to provide professional, intellectual and administrative leadership while helping to craft and pursue a vision consistent with the Public Affairs mission of the university. The Dean is expected to support faculty, staff, and students b...
Tags: Art, Jobs, University, Missouri, Springfield, Springfield Missouri, Missouri State University, Dean College of Arts, Dean of the College of Arts, College the Dean


Missouri approves legislation to ban labeling plant-based 'meat' as meat

Plant-based meat substitutes or meat grown in a laboratory — think the Impossible Burger or the Beyond Burger — won’t be able to be marketed as meat under new legislation recently approved by Missouri lawmakers in a 125 to 22 vote. Representative Jeff Knight, a Republican who backed the change, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “We’re not trying to mislead anyone. We’re just trying to protect our product.” Legislation outlawing companies from calling lab-grown or plant-based meat substitutes ‘...
Tags: Design, America, Missouri, Democratic, Missouri Senate, St Louis Post Dispatch, St Louis Post, DepositPhotos, Tracy McCreery, Greg Razer, Jeff Knight, Mike Deering, Missouri Cattlemen s Association, Deb Lavender


Maryland just banned the sale of puppies and kittens in pet stores

Maryland just became the second state in America to ban pet stores from selling puppies and kittens. Animal rights advocates say the move will help cut demand for animals from puppy mills. The bill, HB 1662, also encourages pet stores to work with rescue groups and animal shelters to promote the adoption of homeless animals, according to The Humane Society. Maryland’s Governor Larry Hogan signed the legislation into law with bipartisan support. The state already has regulations in place requi...
Tags: Design, Maryland, California, Washington Post, America, Missouri, Iowa, The Washington Post, Tufts University, Kramer, Larry Hogan, Hogan, United States Department of Agriculture, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, DepositPhotos, Humane Society Maryland


6 solar roads shaking up infrastructure around the world

aren’t just for walking or driving anymore. or pathway projects around the world are showing that streets can both provide firm footing and generate clean energy. Inhabitat rounded up six projects in places as diverse as China and rural Georgia to highlight potentially game-changing technologies in the solar road sphere. Solar Roadways use modular solar panels covered in tempered glass Scott and Julie Brusaw launched Solar Roadways a few years back with the goal of transforming regular a...
Tags: Facebook, Design, France, China, Alabama, America, Georgia, Renewable Energy, Features, Infrastructure, Austria, Budapest, United States, Missouri, Idaho, Netherlands


Missouri's Arts Economy Growing Faster Than Any Other State's

According to numbers released Tuesday by the U.S. Commerce Department, economic activity generated by Missouri's arts and cultural industries grew 12.6 percent in 2015, which was faster than any other state.
Tags: Art, Missouri, Issues, U S Commerce Department, 03.07.18


Mark Twain Always Wanted To Be Rich. By The Time He Was 50, He Was

By the age of fifty, Mark Twain had achieved something he had dreamed of and worked for his entire life: he was rich. Raised in genteel poverty in small towns in Missouri (when Missouri was still the West), Twain as a grown man, had rubbed elbows with the greatest business tycoons of the time. And […]
Tags: Art, People, Missouri, Mark Twain, 10.25.17, West Twain


Solar SILO home uses light to feel much larger than its actual size

Daylight, fresh air, and greenery fill this self-sufficient solar home that feels much larger than its actual size. Students from the Missouri University of Science and Technology designed this net-zero dwelling, named SILO, short for ‘Smart Innovative Living Oasis.’ Inspired by farmhouse architecture, SILO blends a rustic aesthetic with cutting-edge technology to create a homey and completely automated dwelling that ensures stress-free comfort year-round. Home automation is at the heart of S...
Tags: Design, Missouri, Missouri University of Science and Technology, U S Department of Energy Solar


What Specific Energy Sources Do Different States Draw Their Electricity From?

What happens when you plug your Prius in? Are you ultimately drawing power from coal, nuclear, wind, biomass? It depends on where you live.Most of us know that America generates its electricity from a multitude of sources, as shown in this graphic: However, that pie chart doesn't accurately represent the breakdown in any single state (although Arkansas comes close), because state by state, electricity is generated from a cocktail of up to nine different sources. The , current as of 2017, tha...
Tags: Utah, Design, Mississippi, Maryland, California, Washington Post, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Massachusetts, America, West Virginia, Research, Materials, Wyoming, Missouri


Where Do Different States Get Their Electricity From?

What happens when you plug your Prius in? Are you ultimately drawing power from coal, nuclear, wind, biomass? It depends on where you live.Most of us know that America generates its electricity from a multitude of sources, as shown in this graphic: However, that pie chart doesn't accurately represent the breakdown in any single state (although Arkansas comes close), because state by state, electricity is generated from a cocktail of up to nine different sources. The , current as of 2017, tha...
Tags: Utah, Design, Mississippi, Maryland, California, Washington Post, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Massachusetts, America, West Virginia, Research, Materials, Wyoming, Missouri


Old converted church hides gorgeous modern interiors in London

An old Victorian-style church in London was transformed into a gorgeous modern home that belies its historic exterior. Purchased by local interior designer Gianna Camilotti in 2013, this late 19th century church was gutted and converted into a contemporary home and office that still retains the building’s historic charms. Gianna Camilotti Interiors designed much of the furniture in-house within the Grade II-listed property. Located in Chingford, North East London, The James Spicer Memorial Chu...
Tags: Design, London, Missouri, Gianna Camilotti, Chingford North East London, James Spicer Memorial Church Hall School, Camilotti


9 secret spots in Kansas City

THE WORD IS OUT that Kansas City’s food, music, and beauty rival those of any other city in the nation. As KC increasingly draws in bigger crowds, it feels even sweeter to find those hidden places that aren’t the same hotspots everyone else knows about — places off the beaten path that offer up something a little different and make you feel at home, whether you’re a local or not. Kansas City has many such spots, and even those whose names are growing still maintain their sense of adventure. Her...
Tags: Travel, Food, Art, Music, Restaurants, Bars, Library, Drink, United States, Missouri, Live Music, Kansas City, Locust, Nightlife, Foodies, All


Dutch studio unveils colorful solar-powered village for area homeless

Studio Elmo Vemijs from the Netherlands has created a beautiful tiny home village on the outskirts of Eindhoven to help those who find themselves in dire straits. The architects designed the neighborhood layout as well as the solar-powered, 355-square-feet homes to meet the specific needs of the residents. The inspiration for the village came from the Dutch phrase “Skaeve Huse” – roughly translated as “special homes for special people.” Working in collaboration with social housing organization,...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Urban Design, Missouri, Netherlands, Energy Efficiency, Small Spaces, Green Design, Carousel Showcase, Sustainable Design, Tiny Homes, Humanitarian Design, Eindhoven, Tiny House Living, Tiny House Design


Dakota Access pipeline springs first oil leak - before completion

Before the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) was even completed, it suffered its first leak. On April 6, the $3.8 billion project spilled 84 gallons of crude oil at a South Dakota pump station, enraging members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and other activists who protested its development for nearly one year. The Guardian reports that the leak was quickly contained and cleaned. However, critics of the spill say that the environmental travesty could have been prevented had state officials liste...
Tags: Design, News, Obama, Climate Change, Animals, Environment, Oil, Pollution, Missouri, South Dakota, Oil Spill, Donald Trump, Air Quality, Trump, Walsh, Dakota


How Many Industrial Designers are in Each U.S. State?

After seeing the graphic below posted by Business Insider, folks on social media have misinterpreted it to mean that "Fashion Designer" is the most popular job in New York. It's not. It's the most disproportionately popular job in New York, meaning that fashion designers nationwide account for 1.4 out of every 10,000 jobs, but in New York it's 8.3 out of 10,000. Anyways, the hell with fashion designers. We accessed the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016 figures to find out how many industrial d...
Tags: Utah, Business, Florida, New York, Texas, Design, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Colorado, California, Montana, Washington, Mexico, Kentucky, Oregon



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