Transportation News — a little moto
Boeing has a new best selling plane. The Scan Eagle UAV.
The 3‑point seat belt is 50 years old. Invented by Volvo and now
universally installed. The top photo in the article is too retro cute
Telsa goes drag racing at Pacific Raceways. I find drags without
thunderous engine noise, or in this case noise from only one lane,
unsatisfying. The cost of a run’s worth of fuel is given as 8 — 16
cents, vs. 5 — 26 dollars for a gas fueled car. I gotta ask. This is
drag racing who cares about the cost of fuel? (Yes, I’ve been racing.
Yes, I know that the cost of fuel counts.)
The website for the (soon to be) revitalized Brough-Superior is short
on information. But it has this slide show of the SS101K engine. Dead
A well designed heavily researched completely bug nutz conspiracy
website. You’ll love the series called Sinister Sites, detailing the
satanic, masonic, and occult readings of the various buildings and
locales. Try the Cathedral of St, John the Divine for what has to be
the best 9–11, satanism, neo-pagan, environmentalist threat to
humanity mash-up ever. Tons more where that came from.
Clever business card for a house painter. Probably a little expensive
to leave a stack laying on the paint counter at the Home Depot though.
Alex Andreyev’s portfolio is a stunning collection of surrealist
illustration. I suggest you start with the exhibit he calls A Separate
Reality Part 2. The untethered, fragmentary world he draws is eerie
Back in April (20th)I pointed to Neil Gaiman’s Blueberry Girl, a
poem/prayer for his god-daughter.
Now he and Charles Vess are teaming up to do a book for Gaiman’s poem
Neil announces and provides a sample here:
Tor art director Irene Gallo gives us a couple more here:
Charles Vess himself gives us a few more and discusses some of the
design process here:
Full text of the poem here:
Have as best a Monday as you can,