Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 7 a.m.
One new idea for every day in 2011. We're talking big, small, local, international, in action, and on the drawing board. Here's today's -- what's yours?
Jon Hanford does not claim to be the mastermind behind the literal interpretation of a "cat scan"-- he doesn't even own a cat.
But the New York-based cinematographer does
recognize the bottomless appetite for all-things feline (yes, including Phoenix-based cat furniture
, cat hair jewelry
, and blogs for "cattoos
" and cat patios
by Moderncat's Kate Benjamin).
After seeing a few photos of scanned cat paws and butts on blogs and online albums, he crowned himself curator.
The result is The Cat Scan
, a visual collection of -- you guessed it -- cats on scanners from around the world.
Hanford writes that he scours the net for the latest scans, but also accepts submissions
: "Got a cat? Got a scanner? The choice is clear."