|The Northern Lights as seen from the cockpit of a U-2. source. Take a look and then share this.|
- A preview of the new album from Sonar w David Torn and here too.
- David Kollar's Improvisations Under the Roof.
- Harold Budd's The Oak of The Golden Dreams (1971) is on YouTube.
- King Crimson performs Larks Tongues in Aspic Part IV.
- Daniel Lanois has a new album with Venetian Snares due for release 04 May.
- Eno's Bloom: Open Space is an immersive, 3-D, musical, visual experience.
- Video of a live performance of J. Peter Schwalm's Beauty of Disaster.
- Steve Roden's night ring
- Solitary Universe by Eraldo Bernocchi and Chihei Hatakeyama
- Riot by Kali
|Piet Mondrian, Composition 9, 1914. source. stunning, absolutely stunning.|
- Key paintings of the 20th century: Part 1, Part 2. The latter really got my juices flowing.
- Mark Bradford talks about Clyfford Still.
|Claude Monet, Water Lilies. source. In Part of the "key paintings" article linked to above, this is the painting that made me stop my scroll.|
- Colleyville is the safest city in Texas.
- Colleyville is also the 81st richest city in the country.
- They've started building the Clock of the Long Now in Texas. This clock is designed to operate for 10,000 years.
- An introduction to a "cool district" in Fort Worth - the Near Southside.
Ships and Planes:
- The USS Lexington was discovered at the bottom of the Coral Sea. This is a good use of a billionaire's money.
|A Boeing design from the design competition that led to North American winning with the XB-70.|
- According to the EFF, a recent court ruling makes embedding a tweet on a webpage a copyright violation and may extend to any act of linking to other content (as you see here in this blog all the time).
Things I didn't know science could still discover:
- a new form of light involving the interaction of individual photons
- new/best photos of Pluto
- the sound a glacier makes (wait for the ping)
- a new kind of ice not otherwise found on this planet (found inside a diamond of all things)
...usefulness comes from what is not. ~Lao Tzu