I seriously need this truck. Well, okay, a few of you seriously need this truck. Site Commander — the ultimate work truck, everything you need to run a nuclear power plant build out. And an all terrain Segway, with it’s own little garage. Entries close May 1st.
The Fiat 500 Abarth of my dreams is coming to America. But not soon enough.
Strain specific antibiotic. More difficult, more expensive, and quite possibly safer and more effective than the current shotgun approach. If nothing else, a fascinating and revealing look into how bacteria function.
A rather more sane than usual proposal for clarifying copyright and fair use.
Art, Images and Design
Remember the mock ups of the “new” covers for the Jules Verne classics? Jim Tierney has finished his project. Four lovely, memorable covers for four favorite books. (Video)
Insanely great designer and builder of wooden clocks.
Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin‐Gorskii developed a technique for taking and printing full color photographic images in the early 20th century. Involving three glass plates and colored filters, the process is complex and awkward. But the results are lovely. Images of the Russian Empire just before it’s dissolution. From the Library of Congerss collection.
And “Precisely who thought a Warren Ellis alarm clock was a good idea?”
That’s all for today my freaky darlings.