Christie Aschwanden and her friend Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer run a terrific podcast about the creative process called Emerging Form.

Richard Panek wrote about the trouble with gravity.

Jonny Waldman has a new book about a brick-laying robot . . . with suction cups, poop jokes, and mustaches. 

Poet Keetje Kuipers has a new book, All Its Charms. 

Painters I love: Erica Harney, Shannon Cronin, Megan Moore. . . 

I seriously love architects, too.  And musicians.

Thanks to the Biodiversity Heritage Library for the natural history images and to the lovely Sara Prince for the author photo.