We’re kicking off the week pondering the unexpected. Whether it’s a chance moment or an unanticipated tangle, life is full of surprise. You never know what lies around the corner or who will sit at the table next to yours. But first, let’s bid farewell to funny woman Phyllis Diller, who passed away last week at age 95 and to the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong, who was 82.
An Unexpected Ass Kicking
Inspired by the impossible, Joel Runyon had one of those once in a lifetime, lightning-strike moments. After reading his account, you may believe you can do things only crazy people believe. Karen McGrane (@karenmcgrane), thanks for the thought provoking post.
Infographic: The Deadliest Job Isn’t What You Expect
Seriously, we’re not buzzkills, but #2 is so surprising, and kind of scary, we simply couldn’t pass it up. Thanks for your tweet Randy Bias (@randybias).
17 Awesome Works of Art in Unexpected Places [PICS]
Out of the museum and into the most unexpected places, these photos are staggeringly creative and definitely unanticipated. Sebastian Prechoux’s Brazilian string installation is a favorite. Hannah Feder (@hannahfeder), thanks for pointing us to such unforgettable images.
Video of the Week
Turn up you speakers and marvel at Dubstep Violinist, Lindsey Stirling’s (@LindseyStirling) amazing talent.
Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? Leave a comment and tell us if you’ve recently experienced the unexpected. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)