Blow My Mindsday: July 16, 2014

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

How to: Make Your Own Candy Dot Portrait. Artist Nathan Sharratt walks your through the process of taking a photo of yourself,

pixelating it and turning it into halftones, then printing it out to make your own portrait from candy dots. Even if you never plan to actually do something like this, the technique is pretty awesome, and you’ll learn a bit about using digital tools and analog materials. 

A Reddit user posted this photo of a statue they found in Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theater that looks exactly like Ron Swanson.

GOING EAST – A family adventure on four wheels … from Lars Schneider on Vimeo.

Researchers have found that Tibetans have retained a gene from an extinct homo species that allows them to live with high altitudes.

5 Ways to Get Your Fitness Supplements Naturally from Primer. Eat healthier, train smarter.