Sir - Your below-the-belt comments on American sportsmanship had me feigning...– A reader from Los Angeles takes issue with our article about the rise of rugby in America. (via theeconomist)
Pearls Before Breakfast - washingtonpost.com →
Can one of the nation’s great musicians cut through the fog of a D.C. rush hour? Let’s find out.
Master Your Craft With This Massive Sewing Machine... →
Whoa! (NB: It’s not a sewing machine, man. It’s an embroidery machine.)
Gesture Drawing Tool →
eloquentmonsters: chasingthewisp: blackacres: Some art friends might like this, it’s a gesture drawing tool with nude and clothed models and you can set the timing for thirty seconds to ten minutes and models to male or female. This is an AWESOMELY WONDERFUL resource, like whoa. This is so frakin cool >:D
Flabby Physics →
physicsphysics: sogeekchic: Only have one hand and limited attention available? Flabby Physics is the perfect flash game. For your lazy Sunday procrastination needs…
I should like to sleep like a cat, with all the fur of time, with a tongue...– Pablo Neruda, “Cat’s Dream” (via liquidnight)
Police Bust →
THE POLICE JUST BUSTED THE WEED SMOKING DUDES NEXT DOOR YESS here’s a live transcript: “Have you been smoking marijuana?” “No sir.” “Why do I smell marijuana?” “I’m not sure…” “Why’s your…
When I was a student at Cambridge I remember an anthropology professor holding...– Sandi Toksvig (via iamateenagefeminist, likethewaterfilter) (via futurisms, learninglog) (via mutations) (via aifaustus)
Technology: Print me a Stradivarius | The... →
THE industrial revolution of the late 18th century made possible the mass production of goods, thereby creating economies of scale which changed the economy—and society—in ways that nobody could have imagined at the time. Now a new manufacturing technology has emerged which does the opposite. Three-dimensional printing makes it as cheap to create single items as it is to produce thousands and...
Ninjerktsu: Carl Sagan and his Fully Armed... →
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BBC - h2g2 - Starlightlines Employee Forum →
In the mid-1990s, Douglas Adams formulated the idea for a new story-telling concept, an idea that would span multimedia formats. The story would provide a basic background and characters. It would effectively evolve along many different threads but retain the same general theme. This was the Starship Titanic, the starship that could not possibly go wrong… This is not its story. EDIT:...
erikamoen - Cephalopod Sweeties →
Ohmgosh this is so cute if I had a significant other I would totally pester him (her?) for this
Contrary to popular opinion, I’m not really an art aficionado. Not quite. At least, I don’t see myself as one; the job seems to require some ability to talk about and discuss those principles and…
Google Art Project Is Street View for Galleries... →
If you haven’t tried, DO IT. Too cool for words.