This review of Philip Glass isn't exactly favorable when it ends with "But he is less craftsman than musical trucker, tirelessly eating up the road." Drink yourself from the Glass with Koyaanisquatsi.
|I've found the source of my headaches.|
I like the last lines of this review of Writers and Their Books, another look at paper and ink versus e-books. "If our books are our second bodies, dissolution is inevitable. What is hard to imagine is a future in which we have no bodies at all."
|Where ham comes from. More specifically Prosciutto di Parma.|
Warning: This video contains hardcore software nerd humor. Your enjoyment will likely be much much less than the audience's.
Just a little Formula 1 racing history.
|Just in time for Valentine's Day - the Pupeko anti-aging mouthpiece|
Laser. Guided. Bullets.
Slate proposes five changes to the keyboard.
- Get rid of CAPS LOCK. [I'm OK with that.]
- Add an em-dash. [If you don't know the difference between a hyphen, a minus sign, an em-dash, and an en-dash then you probably won't care about this one. I know I don't.]
- Put the ! and the ? on the same key. [Don't get this one at all.]
- Create a new button with @ and .com. [Not worth it.]
- Get rid of Insert. [Agree. I've never used it intentionally but often unintentionally to my chagrin.]
Beer drinkers: check out Cans of the Month from Rusty Cans. Beer-gamer combo fans: check out this BioShock themed home brew called Brow Sweat.
|I've seen a lot of weird stuff on teh interwebs but this blog post about the market for boneless pork rectums pegs the weird scale. Oddly, this is on a blog about statistics.|
If you have $75,000 (shipping extra) burning a hole in your pocket get on over to eBay and bid on NASA's vehicle power interface used for testing the Hubble Space Telescope.
Take 3 minutes to enjoy this animated history of aviation.
This film from 1930 demonstrates various types of mechanical device movements. Or you can watch pencils being sharpened.
|A newly discovered contemporary copy of Mona Lisa (right) may help scholars learn more about the original (left).|
...and perform according to our fears. ~François de la Rochefoucauld