Heather Jansch’s Horse Sculptures From Driftwood

Just gorgeous stuff, see her full galleries here. Buy her book here. And she does more than just horses: These images are copyrighted to Heather Jansch. (© heather jansch, 2009) They may be reproduced for personal or educational use only. They must not be used in conjunction with any commercial or political activity without the [Read More...]

The United States Of McDonald’s

Nowhere in the country are you ever more than 107 miles from one of our ~13,000 McDonald’s restaurants: Stephen von Worley of Weather Sealed explains his map: As expected, McDonald’s cluster at the population centers and hug the highway grid. East of the Mississippi, there’s wall-to-wall coverage, except for a handful of meager gaps centered [Read More...]

Katie Couric Presses Glenn Beck To Define The “White Culture” He Alleges Obama Hates

I am simply appalled at the deep cynicism that keeps this rotten reckless, racist, careless, moronic, lying lunatic on the air: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Internet In The Hands Of Dictatorships

Evgeny Morozov discusses how repressive regimes use the internet to spread propaganda, finding it is a more powerful tool than censorship. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Bubble Blowing As An Art

Great stuff: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Nick Cave Interviewed About His New Book The Death of Bunny Munro

Nick Cave is one of the coolest cats on the planet and this interview is no exception. via a huge geeking out fan who has great stories of meeting him repeatedly on his book reading tour and finding him extremely gracious: After the discussion, I got in line for the signing. I’ve asked him to [Read More...]

Sex Offenders Or Curious Teenagers

Andrew Sullivan points to this post arguing that the law is damaging many lives by not adequately distinguishing the difference: The sex offender laws will kick in and are guaranteed to destroy any ambition your child may have for success. Any attempts to better themselves, or become productive members of your community, will be throttled [Read More...]

Zombie Cockroaches! (And Other Dissertation Haikus)

When you spend years writing away at a dissertation you learn how to do at least one thing exceedingly well—and that’s to describe your dissertation distinctly and succinctly.  And sometimes succinctly means boiling it down to just a paragraph or a couple sentences or even one sentence.  Or a haiku.  Like these people have done: [Read More...]

American World Geography

via Daniel Florien Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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