time is going really really really slowly

Personally I’ve been there, but I never made it to the phone.

pure beauty

Holger Lippmann’s work ranges from Apollonian exercises in pure mathematical beauty to “computer gardens” with a strange and compelling aesthetic. The site itself is a treat and well worth checking out but what I really love are the pretty pictures

Hell Yeah!

This has been around for a few years now. But its just too good not to post again. Its a short documentary that records the action in an Arena car park just before a Judas Priest concert in 1986. Its interesting for a number of reasons, but most particularly for the incredibly candid nature [...]

Be there at the start….

Ultimately this is not a patch on the convenience of google, but there are many things to recommend it. If you want a completely new search experience try it out – who knows where it could lead…

simple truths

A man in a hot air balloon realised he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a woman below. He descended a bit more and shouted,
“Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where I am.”
The woman below replied,
“You’re in [...]



if my mind would only do what I told it…

Wired has an interview with the extremely eccentric Piotr Wozniak, a brilliant researcher of mnemonics, who after a decade of self experimentation involving the mind’s capacity for memory and retrieval developed an ideal system for study.
“Their results were impressive: The best time to study something is at the moment you are about [...]

If Aesop were a live today, he’d be writing blogs…

Here’s a story we’ve all become familiar with, but the kicker is the twist in the tail. Sad, compelling, Shakespearean…
From Wired
Every morning of every weekday for 12 years, Thomas Montgomery punched in at the Dynabrade factory in Clarence, a small town in upstate New York. He strapped on his goggles and stood at his machine [...]

so you like taking snapshots…

One of my favorite blogs is the mysterious “New Shelton Wet or Dry” with their vaguely erotic photos, Nietzsche quotes and an unerring eye for a good story. Today they carried a fantastic piece on Jacob Holdt, a Danish photographer whose career started in the Seventies in the states. Here’s the intro from [...]


Some people have way too much time on their hands. Like the young man who designed this clock. Each of the white strokes are the hands of a time piece placed in such a way that when the hour comes the word is formed against the wall – Personally I just look at [...]

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