Oh sweet baby jeebus. A 1970 Husky 400 Cross all fettled up and ready to go… to the 2010 Baja 500? Mucho gory details on the build‐out build‐up. (The rest of the site will send certain men I know into nostalgia comas for a week.)
Society and Culture
All publishing eyes are on the iPad as the big boys of books wait to see how much further Apple can push eBook penetration into the mainstream (of the technical elite.) Some of the self‐publishing services are also preparing for Apple book store publication.
Second in my heart only to caricatures of Hello kitty are mash‐ups of My Little Pony. I boggle at the idea that someone went to the trouble to find 45 of these things. If you have a favorite pop culture trope it’s here. I’m dismayed that the craftsmanship displayed on some of these hasn’t been put to better use.
Art, Images, and Design
The picture of this spider/tractor hybrid have made the rounds and ended up on That Will Buff Out, but here’s what they didn’t show you. The original CGI footage. Sweet.
Lobby cards advertise the current and up‐coming feature films. They’ve been around for ages. And some of them are full of awesome. Like this collection of Mexican film cards.
I hear you can buy your own on‐line. Steve Worthington calls out three eBay sources at the bottom of this post. No I am not going to admit to looking — or buying. (The video is a scream — but NSFW)
This will take you more than a few minutes to work through but Smashing magazine’s collection of 50 images of India will definitely give you something to daydream about.