The little Honda RC125 is an instant walk down nostalgia lane for many folks. Here’s a photo of a fine replica and links to a bunch more fan sites.
Moto-porn and camera-porn in one go. Making of… videos for two recent Ducati ads (superbike and hypermotrad.) And can I just mention that not all bike video sound tracks have to suck. Ducati gets it right. (Sound)
Maybe I shouldn’t post this… but you all are grown ups (kinda). Julian Dupont does commuter trials in Mexico City. Riding starts about 1 min in. Note to P.Bear, BBQ Slayer, and a few others — No, I will not come bail your butt out of jail.
(Sound, bikes and music)
Society and Culture
Excerpts from a book review for Asylum. The reviewer provides a glimpse at the utopian vision of the creators of state and private institutions for the insane. I am particularly interested in tracking down the introduction by Oliver Sacks. Images from the book itself are available through the link.
Brand new and unproven but intriguing. The Web Trends Machine brings you TPUTH. Top tech stories reduced to bad headlines with links to source material. “What’s hot in Google Reader” for smart asses. So far the links have been worth exploring. Try it yourself and let us know what you think.
Art, Images, Design
More racing animation. Sick, but what do you expect from Cyanide and Happiness.
Fabulously organic door bell button surrounds by the Nouveau master Rene Binet. So many opportunities for beauty have gone out of our lives.
Energetic, optimistic, colorful, and occasionally baffling. Pre-WWII industrial exhibition posters from Japan.
From the Royal Gardens at Kew via the Smithsonian. Exquisite photographs of carnivorous plants. So pretty and bright green they make a good antidote to the gray of a Northwest February,
One more day to go my freaky darlings,