Morning Linkage (Mar 1)


Nimbus, a Danish motor­cy­cle designed by a vac­u­um clean­er mogul. The
strap steel frame is unique and a lot pret­ti­er than you’d think.
Here’s a nice­ly restored exam­ple by Soren.

Chumming the waters. Two sets of num­bers com­par­ing the cur­rent batch
big dual-purpose tour­ers. Let the debates begin, erm con­tin­ue. One
orga­nized by bike, one orga­nized by fea­ture.

LED head­light trim has become an indi­ca­tor of cool on cars. Audi’s got
some cute ones that look like (under) eye­brows. Here’s the same look
on a bike. Sorry, I don’t believe they are actu­al­ly avail­able, yet.


Society and Culture

Could Wal-mart be the answer to reviv­ing local agri­cul­ture? Or is this
just anoth­er exam­ple of putting green spin on the cor­po­rate good? From
Atlantic mag­a­zine, a look into Wal-mart’s new Heritage Agriculture

A new drink­ing game. Describe the list­ed spe­cials at Miss Knicker’s
Garden of Delights
. Ink dipped quill? (SFW)


Art, Images, and Design

Furnishing for the very small house. Scroll down for two of the
coolest bunk bed designs ever.

Wood cut illus­tra­tions by a self-professed anar­chist illustrator.
Cool, calm, col­lect­ed feel­ing, espe­cial­ly the Guardian Poetry  series.
Click on Illustrations in the header.

Two pho­tographs of a young Russian boy wear­ing radio head­phones. One
with his kit­ten. Wistful, haunt­ing. (SFW)

Jonathan Bartlett. Recent work is translu­cent water­col­or wash­es on
yel­low­ing paper. slight­ly off-kilter sur­re­al sto­ries. Be care­ful, the
CGUnit web site can have vague­ly nsfw images in the side­bars. J.
Bartlett’s site is safe. (NSFW)

Black ink brush work and cal­lig­ra­phy on a ledger page. Paris coffee
house Le Select, book read­ing patron.

Dog’s love cars. Eagerly wait­ing for a ride to the beach. Click for bigger.

Starting the week right