KZ400, El Diablo by Mad Crow in Barcelona. The details on the headlight and tank make it special.
Hedton. A rare Hedlund engine crowbarred into a Norton(?) frame. Includes links to the Hedlund engine story and a flickr stream of Hedlund motos.
Odd-bits bicycle sculpture. A Monday morning smile.
Science and Technology
Yeah, sociology is a soft science but wth. Why a limited level of corruption among officials and law enforcement may be necessary to the cohesiveness of society.
Something to mull over. this map of the world shows the heavily walled national and international borders. Are we walling off the rest of the world? And can you think of other heavily fortified borders and how do they fit into this map?
Art, Images, and Design
Thomas Allen brings pulp fiction paperbacks to life by moving the subjects out of the flat plain of the cover. Artist bio.
A sample of the work of Hermann Huppen — one of the rare breed of writer/illustrators in the world of comics. Some of the Jeremiah series featured here are available in English translation.
Headless Productions. Teaser for I’m a Monster. It’s going to be a first-rate family giggle.
A nice over-restoration (I made that word up) of a Honda CBX1000. The header pipes are rad.
Another CBX, this time in near original condition. More pics and details on the bike as you slide right in the viewport.
Pretty photograph and explanation of The Belt of Venus over the Valley of the Moon. Okay, the title is the coolest part but the picture will make you a little dreamy too.
Art, images, and Design
Here are some shots from the NYC Easter Parade. Random goodness. It’s worth a chunk of time to click on the “Mark Tucker” at the top and explore some of his other posts. There are days when his slide into a
brand of slick commercial portraiture is cloying and others when it is oddly calming. And then there are the moments of genius like these candid shots from the NYC Easter Day parade. (Talent is often for
Six possible costumes for your next big event. Provided you don’t have hay fever. Weedrobes — Nicole Dextras’ ephemeral couture for summer and prints from the photographs. You’ll like the winter Iceworks as well but they aren’t as wearable.
Su Blackwell’s version of the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party features a well cutout Alice looking on curiously. all of Ms. Blackwell’s book sculptures are just plain fun.
The music is standard pop, love song, but the video is too terribly twee with all of those clever matchboxes. The Navigators “Dinner at My Place”
And then I found the entire set of matchboxes in one place.
and there you have it — another perfectly good week wasted with…