Alternate engine tech isn’t all about electrons; there’s still interest in steam. After the recent British retaking of the world speed record for a steam powered car, the gents from the USA area ready to give it another go.
Extraordinarily pretty Opel Motoclub. The red tires just bring the whole look together.
I hesitate to post this, some of you will not make it back to check out the rest of this morning’s links. Ah well, service is what we’re about here. Loudpop Voyager, hours of browsing and that’s just the bike pics.
From NPR, an interesting proposal for rebuilding Iceland’s economy, a safe haven for ideas and information. Think Canary Islands for Wikileaks.
Cross platform gaming, massively cooperative game play, and a girl who stretches all the way across the solar system? All that and Pluto is still a planet. Noby Noby Boy, please go download it and play. I want to see the ending.
I love my Kaufman Guide to Birds. There is now another filed guide from Kenn Kaufman — The Kaufman Guide to Insects. (Also insect puns in the comments.)
Art, Images, and Design
Today, a look at what’s up in the world of Urban and Street Art.
Ripo’s large scale work is created using words and phrases, chosen to be relevant to the location. Well, except the guy mooning the cruise liners.
el Crudo has taken the walls left when a neighboring house was torn down and recreated the imagined life of it’s occupants. The parkour cat tripping down the stairs (green background) is particularly fine.
Another flickr set. This time the bumble bee newsbox stories. Each newspaper box contains a scene. The photographs contains lots tags that expand the story.
2:12 makes marvelous stencil based images in Houston. Here the tango dancer and the geisha. The video of painting the geisha sign is worth watching. (Video with Sound)
That should keep you all busy until tomorrow.