We seem to be on a things-that-drive-themselves kick. But how about a thing that makes driving using non-visual clues possible?
So this guy started out to restore a NX650. But he got sidetracked by the possibilities hinted at by the naked frame. Lovely first go at a custom bike. The crowds loved it and the builder posted more photos.
If you have milling machines, spare billet, and some creative talent you can spend the time you’re not milling backing plate adapters building this awesome toy car. I’d love a set of the knurled titanium salt and pepper shakers as well.
Cosmology and Cosmogony are eternally fascinating. Both the current attempts to determine and define the shape of the universe, and the history and anthropology of all mankind’s previous world views. io9 recently featured a lovely graphic of a Jewish cosmology created by Micheal Paukner and I went exploring his flickr stream. Wow. Great graphics, interesting commentary, and *footnotes*!
Fried avocado. I can not imagine anything better at a late evening summer BBQ with a nice crisp lager.
The fine folks at the Kitch’n found the ultimate kitchen island in the tool section at Costco. I already have a kitchen island, but I don’t have an outdoor kitchen island. Yet.
Art, Images, and Design
A walk through many years of book cover design. Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mocking Bird is still in print. And has been published with some lovely sensitive covers and some real disasters.
If this was on your walk to work every morning you probably wouldn’t notice it for the first couple of days. But every day after that these little people would make you smile. Even in the rain
From Shasta W. Very funny animated Dutch retail website. Probably not going to be a repeat buyer though. (music and crashing noises)
alright then my dears, off you go