Saturday, March 14, 2020

The mind is a beautiful servant...

An animal that doesn't breath. It exists.

First Viet Nam and now this. We're losing the toilet war to Japan.

Fort Worth got featured in the NY Times in an article about the city's cowboy culture, the new Dickies Arena, and plans to remodel the Stockyards.

Clyfford Still, 1947-Y-No.1, 1947. This IMO fabulous painting is coming up for auction at Sotheby's in May. It can be yours for an estimated $30 million. 
The Genesis reunion tour (Collins, Banks, Rutherford) is still limited to UK dates.

Time for the mating dance of the peacock spider.

I found the online photo editor called Photopea but haven't tried using it yet.

If you're a fan of sauerkraut, check out Cleveland Kraut. Should be available in your local grocery store. Not only is it from my hometown, it's really tasty especially with bratwurst. Update: Thanks to alert reader Joel for introducing me to this product.

Music I'm thinking about:
Still have vinyl LPs? Need a new turntable? Here are the 7 best.
More Mickey in contemporary art, this one by Joyce Pensato.
Hey, I know someone who works here: Epic Systems.

Dammit, science. If 80% of the universe's mass is dark matter why can't you even agree whether it really exists. Lo and behold, maybe the culprit is the d-star hexaquark.

Formula 1 for n00bs.

There was a time as a young man that I wanted to be an archeologist who worked on Egyptian pyramids. Therefore, I applaud Egypt's restoration of Djoser's Step Pyramid, the first one ever built.

More SARS-CoV-2 websites than you probably want to look at.
If you haven't seen the 1965 Academy Award winning animated short file The Dot and the Line, I recommend you spend 10 minutes with it.

And another childhood film that I love is 1956's Le Ballon Rouge (The Red Balloon).

Let's make it three with Paddle to the Sea.

When the MoMA reopens, go see Judd.

Tree font.

If you got the DVR or the on-demand, check out Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool on PBS' American Masters.

I leave you with the virtual Zamboni. Get to work.

...and a dangerous master. ~Osho