Going fast a long time ago… A 1912 Bugatti racer is up for auction.
Going fast today — on two wheels. Information about Denis Manning’s
next attempt to recapture the 2‐wheel piston powered speed record.
With bonus coverage of his son’s bike that may just take the 50cc two
Playing fast (and loose) in another way. Out gubbermint is “lending”
Fisker half a billion to make a sporty electric. Because we have to
play fair and Tesla already got it’s birthday prezzie. Why aren’t we
loaning money to the maker of a mini‐van or a sprinter style delivery
The Big Picture brings us 26 photos of the awe inspiring red dust
storm in Sydney. Oz has always been a little strange but this is
Stick figure guide to AES. Just what it says. Clear, amusing, and educational.
“Some damned printer cartridge” company put out a series of graphics
that claim to show you what it would take to print the Internet.
Accuracy — I have no idea. Graphics — rockin’
If you don’t want to waste the reams of paper that it would take to
print the internet, how about these one page cookbooks? The chinese
menu — 1 from column a, 1 from column b, 1 from column c idea applied
to a variety of dishes. Mostly Indian. Very tasty. (His advice on high
altitude pressure cooking for groups is worth a bookmark as well.)
SGI rises like a phoenix… Oh never mind — here’s a massive amount of
computing power in a desktop box for under 10K. Do Want.
I’m not sure why Gizmodo has got a lock on the MSFT Courier news but
here’s the first installment in the description of the “booklet”
portable device from the depths of Redmond. So this is what Mr. Allard
has been up to. Do Want, even more than the SGI loot above.
Art, Images, Illustration
Who needs world travel to make lovely landscape art? Bill Guffey sits
at home and roams the world via Google Maps Street View. A naive and
unaffected style make these little gems.
Making a little landscape at the baseboard level. Or frightening the
cat. 100+ sticky‐backed ant silhouettes. Lordy do I have to say it
again today? Do Want.
If you’ve always wondered what happens to all those hubcaps left
forlornly by the side of the road, wonder no longer. The best of them
end up in the hands of Ptolemy Elrington and get made into these
fabulous creatures. Ultimate garage art. (Jay Leno type clean and tidy
Pub signs are cool. The Murphy house needs a pub sign. Here are some
ideas to get the creative types started.
Out the Door
We’re enjoying the last glorious hot days of summer. Here’s to the CBs!