What We Love This Week, Volume LXXI

Published June 27, 2014
Updated September 18, 2014

Artist Gives Everyday Objects New Life With A Little Paint And Creativity

French artist Gilbert Legrand’s art is living proof that intrigue can be found in even the most mundane of places. With a paintbrush and a few objects, Legrand transforms the everyday into something absolutely exciting, whimsical and bizarre. Visit My Modern Met and get inspired.

77 Amazing Facts To Make You The Most Interesting Person In The World

It’s basically a Newtonian law that at some point in our lives, we will all be in a situation where we are surrounded by a bunch of timid or awkward individuals, and are in dire need of an item to bet some sort of conversation flowing. We’re here to help you. With trivia ranging from history to science to psychology, hone in on some of these amazing facts and add them to your conversational arsenal.