MUSIC: 40 years after Leftoverture, Kansas is back with a new album: The Prelude Implicit.
MUSIC: Marco Minnimann released a video trailer for his new album, Schattenspiel.
MUSIC: You may or may not agree that Steely Dan's Aja is 8 minutes of greatness. I do.
MUSIC: The Aristocrats' Bryan Beller gave a lengthy interview with Anil Prasad for Innerviews. "None of us wants to be this generation’s Yngwie Malmsteen."
|The Periodic Table of Motion. And it really moves.|
ANIMATION: Disney animator Milt Kahl made wire sculptures that look like line drawing in 3D. Be sure to watch the video; the sculptures are quite remarkable.
ART: There are no original ideas, or so says David Lynch when speaking on creativity.
|If you hate misplacing things, you'll be happy to know that Philae has finally been found on Comet 67P where it landed in a jumble of rocks.|
FUNNY: A snarky video mash-up of cult and sorority recruitment videos.
SCIENCE: There's a book about the cognitive science of swearing.
|I don't watch the show, but you might be interested in this generator in the style of the TV show Stranger Things.|
COLD WAR: Was Mahmoud Abbas a KGB spy?
FOOD: In Viet Nam they put butter and a sprinkle of sugar on their french fries, as seen in this world tour of fry toppings.
|Brisket has health benefits. DUH.|
SCIENCE: A bunch of wood ants fall into a nuclear weapons bunker. Not the start of a joke, but a real study of unique colony behavior.
|The fossil equivalent of turducken: bug in lizard in snake.|
NAUGHTY: Xmas is coming: Nice Balls.
SOUNDS: I don't really know what a Ramsophone is, but I bet you'll spend hours fiddling with it. Like I did.
...we discover after all the others. ~Albert Camus