In a nondescript two-story building in North Baltimore’s Homeland neighborhood, two professional illustrators are busily building – literally, cutting pieces of a door frame and drywall – for a new classroom. When they’ve finished construction, their long space will be divided into classrooms A and B.
Night-hunting owls can rotate their heads 270 degrees in either direction — that’s nearly a complete rotation. If humans did that, our heads would probably fall off — or, at least, we’d cut off the blood supply to our brains and crush blood vessels in our necks and heads. (Hence whiplash and terrifying chiropractic accidents.) But the exact mechanism for owls’ head rotations has been a mystery — until now.
One of our favorite bloggers Sara Barnes — check out our interview with her — has just launched with her pal and collaborator Lisa Perrin a Kickstarter for a new art project.