Blow My Mindsday: November 18, 2015

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

Artist Ray Cicin had had enough of his designer friends talking smack about the humble ball point pen. So he gathered up all their discarded and leftover pens and set about to create this huge, wall-sized piece.    

Colossal reports, “The piece is inspired by German naturalist Ernst Haeckel’s famous illustration of squid and octopi, and is part of Cicin’s ongoing Deep Blue series.” See more there. 

Every citizen of planet earth (who can) should watch and try to understand this: 

You can tell whether or not an avocado is ripe at the market. The Kitchn has the technique breakdown. 

David wrote up that outdoor gift guide. Was thinking I could publish today. is that okay, or too much crossover?

It’s been a long time since I’ve been this excited by a movie trailer. #zomg

 I want to eat these every day from now until New Year’s Eve.