Morning Linkage (Apr 23)


Don’t let the URL fool you. It’s a groovy Norton. For real? Dear lord, that’s way too much flower for me.

Have $10K lying around? You might want to head over to the Duc deal­er and get one of these, and a mocha. 2011 Duc Monster 796. Yum.

Honda goes two-wheel elec­tric. Japan only mod­el the EV-neo. Available for lease at the end of the year. A new busi­ness mod­el for the prob­lem of rapid­ly devel­op­ing elec­tric vehi­cle tech mak­ing this year’s mod­el obso­lete before you’ve fin­ished mak­ing the payments.


The role of Asia’s some­times mas­sive spring dust storms in the weath­er of the Pacific Northwest.

Dr. Clelia Duel Mosher taught at Stanford University at the turn of the last cen­tu­ry. Her work includ­ed in depth stud­ies of wom­en’s sex­u­al atti­tudes in the late 19th cen­tu­ry. Work that remained buried in the Stanford archives until 1973.

Art, Images, and Design

21 con­dom ads you won’t see here in the United States of Puritan. Some of these are damned fun­ny. (Love the water bot­tles — sub­tle and would fit right into a Seattle mag­a­zine, what with our ded­i­ca­tion to the sport­ing life.)

Dumfries Scotland. A land­scape whose plants are irrel­e­vant. Stone and met­al objects that visu­al­ize the basic tenets of math and physics. Utterly nerd cool.

Strong lines and vibrant col­ors makes Julie Oakley one of my favorite urban sketchers.

and that’s that…
see you next week.