The weekend’s over, but there’s a new weekend just around the corner. Some of you are gonna need this. Hayes M1030 — bitchin’ off road machine. Multi‐fuel, 2‐foot fording depth, optional IR driving light! woohoo!
And one of these. Bufalino. Piaggio APE goes camper. Yuppers, I’ll take one.
Astronomer Seth Shostak proposes that we could increase our chances of finding intelligent life in the stars by expanding the type of intelligence we are looking for. Where should we look if we want to find alien artificial intelligence?
Slightly more earth bound news. Migration is a complex social function; not just a matter of everyone in the flock gets an urge for bright sunny beaches come October.
Art, Images, and Design
Tumblingerstrasse? Tag Tag? Super Paper? Still doesn’t mean anything to you? How about Hot Wheels stop‐motion animation and graffiti?
These do not look like tattoos. But they are… I’m undecided about them but I value the reminder that ink on skin doesn’t have to conform to a look. More of Amanda Wachob’s work (click on abstract)
Utterly pointless animated gif. But there’s a monkey…
Sad news from Japan, Satochi Kon has passed away.
He gave us many films but none so wonderful as Tokyo Godfathers. A look at three misfits who find a bundle on Christmas Eve. T.G. long ago replaced It’s a Wonderful Life as our Christmas movie of choice. Earthy, humorous, and realistically hopeful. (Available on disc from netflix.)
American version of the Tokyo Godfathers trailer. Lame trailer, good movie.
oh so Monday around here, I hope your locale is a little less inundated.