My purchase of an iPhone is now fully justified. Volkswagen has
released an app for following the Dakar 2010 rally. Link at the
You’ve seen the sneak preview shots of the Chanel bike. Now here’s the
real deal. Bonus shot of the creepiest guy in fashion.
Water Buffalo. Love it or hate.
Society (and Policy)
Laugh at Bob Hope’s bad jokes and make a point about what ‘public
archive’ should mean.
A look behind the scenes of one of the segments of BBC’s How the Earth
Made Us. (Recommended) Paul Williams describes filming inside Cueva de
los Cristales of Mexico. One of the nastiest and most beautiful places
Art, Image, and Design
Hello Kitty and Balzac? I have no idea.
Tying threads. Nice work from a Portland firm. (Cephalopod)
Xeni Jardin is in Guatemala and sends pictures of altars constructed
for Fiesta de la Virgen de Guadalupe.
Playing with food is fun. And there’s an entire blog devoted to
pictures of cute food. Start with this tropical beach cabana canape.
A wish list item for Industrial Designers. A new series from Phaidon
that high lights the best in ID from the 20th Century. A nice
selection of images to whet your appetite.
I can’t find this particular image in the photographer’s flickr
stream. It’s worth looking around.