Truly bizarre build from a CBR1000F. Top notch fabrication quality, stunningly ugly design, and it’s orange.
Every kids dream — working on the railway. Children’s railways in eastern Europe. Follow the links for more “I can’t believe I’m too old” envy.
Pretty bike — elegant, understated, and vaguely sinister. CB550.
Science and Tech
Well, science fiction actually. The most awesome invention yet. WETA legs — A pair of leg extensions that allows the wearer to have “demon” legs. Kim Grahams invented these in Seattle and is now working on production models for WETA (the film company) in New Zealand. Tons of video and an extensive interview. Do Want. but so does everyone else.
Art, Images, and Design
A handful of bird photos — the Winners of the WeLoveBirds.org photo contest. The pair of Great Blue Herons will knock your socks off.
I’m not sure why you’d want a single flower appearing to grow out of your dining room table. But if you did this is a quick ingenious way to have one.
Alison Wright has been photographing Tibet since 1988. The NYT Lens blog brings us 19 of her pictures of the nomads. Traditional horsemen are rapidly taking to the motorcycle as a means of transportation.
I know you’ll remember the work of Al Jarnow. You may not know his name but if you grew up on Public television in the golden age you’ve seen his work. Look at this trailer for the DVD compilation Celestial Navigations.
another day, another cup of coffee
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…