07/25/2014 02:31 pm ET Updated Sep 24, 2014

A Rare Scientific Toy, Glitch-Syth-Pop, and Manicured Nails.

Exhausted by this week's sad news of fighting in the Middle East,
Ukraine, unaccompanied children making life-threatening journeys into the U.S. and planes crashing, I felt the need to share something enjoyable, meditative and pleasing.

The Use - "Aunt Joanne's Metaphysics" from Candace Thompson on Vimeo.

(Edited by Candace Thompson with David B. Smith, Modelling Sarah Riegle)

 As someone who loves the sounds of The Use (Aka Michael Durek) I couldn't have been more delighted to witness his song synched to the cutting of cuticles and the movement of an Euler's Disk-- a toy specifically designed for the purpose of studying the physics of spinning.