Blow My Mindsday: August 28, 2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can’t-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.

So, “baguetting.” Wherein one takes a photograph, substituting baguettes….oh, you get it. 

See more images of the phenomenon at YellowTrace.

This is a Pyura chilensis, a member of the “Ascidiacea class of non-moving, sac-like marine invertebrate filter feeders that are otherwise known as sea squirts.” It’s not quite a living rock, but its the closet thing possible. (And, apparently, totally edible and delicious.) Learn more at Scientific American. 

Musician James Hill transforms his ukulele into making some serious otherworldly sounds….

Somewhat similiary, Diego Stocco uses custom-built waterproof microphones to make “Huge Coffee” 

A quick and easy intro to naturally fermented, lactic acid pickling (no vinegar or acid required) from Emily at the Kitchn. Make some this week!