From the cute to the creepy, with whistle stops at it-goes-faster-when-you-paint-it-like-this and dude-you-were-so-high. Scooter paint.
From the category of: British TV we’ve never seen. Heartbeat, is a soapy looking 60’s nostalgia show. The bike ridden by local policeman is a Francis Barnett Cruiser. Nah, I’d never heard of it either. It’s pretty cool.
I love marshmallows. I love caffeine. I probably should not have any of these.
I want my lunch to be this cool. And cute. And clever.
Art, Images, and Design
This turquoise wall with its metal tracery is part of Kunsthofpassage in Dresden — it’s been called a Rube Goldberg and something from Dr. Seuss’s days as a plumber. An amazing series of gutters and downspouts. Video of gutters and downspouts in Kunsthofpassage in the rain. (German narration.)
Laurie Lipton’s extraordinary machines take the claustrophobia induced by multiplying widgets, gadgets, and their assorted wiring and brings them to a whole new level of menace. Graphite on paper at one of L.A.‘s coolest galleries. The Illusion of Control Tower. The full set from her exhibit at La Luz de Jesus. Click on each item for a good look.
Sweet 1950’s junior-high science class style animation. Graboids. AKA Landsharks. Aversion to rain makes them rare in here in pugetopolis. (5:00)
alrighty then, off you go and don’t forget your lunch boxes.