Alan Watts on finding meaning in meaninglessness.
Victor Frankl wrote "between stimulus and response there a space." That space is where we find freedom and growth.
Still trying to find time to drive to Dallas and see Slip Zone: A New Look at Postwar Abstraction in the Americas and East Asia at the DMA. We have until 10 Jul 2022. Here's a write-up of the exhibit from the local NBC affiliate.
Miles Davis' iconic Kind of Blue covered in Seinfeld style: Sein of Blue.
|The impossible typeface, inspired by Escher.|
It's not a spoiler that Rolling Stones' list of the 50 greatest progressive rock albums is topped by Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. I have 20 of them, including 9 of the top 10.
I don't recall why I bookmarked this page of free, open-source healthcare icons but here they are in case you need to use one.
Along those same lines, here's a page with 4000 web badges, those little rectangles that proclaim some affilition.
Michael Crichton's Andromeda Strain novel and the 1971 film by Robert Wise are both absolute favorites of mine. Meaning I could reread or rewatch at any time with full enjoyment. Here's a look at production of the film. If nothing else, click through and watch the original movie trailer.
|Visualizing all the world's languages.|
Science has found some of the universe's missing matter, "confirming that 80–90% of normal matter is located outside of galaxies."
Yes, the Crystal Bridges Museum is off the beaten path. And yet it's architecturally beautiful (soon to be 50% larger) and the collection is top-notch. Read Alice Walton's thoughts (of Walmart fame) about what she created in Bentonville.
Like most lists, the compulsion is to see where you fit. In the list of most educated cities in the U.S., the Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington metroplex comes in at a disappointing 73rd place. Madison, WI comes in 5th place which is ahead of 6th place Boston, Cambridge, Newton.
Austin has been named the #1 place for post-college life in the U.S. Fort Worth is #5.
Prehistoric. Giant. Swimming. Head.
|From the Things I Didn't Know Could Be Fossilized, here's some dino skin.|
An exhibit of Helen Frankenthaler's work promises to "reveal just how accomplished Frankenthaler was in modulating control and spontaneity in her art.
|Music for the eyes.|
|A Bulgarian Air Force SU-25 and accessories in a Tetris Challenge.|
|There are many reasons why The Aviationist is on my list of must-read blogs when it comes up in my RSS feed. Here's one of those reasons - a fabulous slo-mo video of the F-22. I could watch this for hours.|
|I believe the $17 million paid for Agnes Martin's Untitled #44 is a record for the artist.|