Thursday, December 04, 2014

Know your axes and hatchets
Know your saws (boingboing)

Friday, October 17, 2014

Virgin Woodtype is still making carved wood block type for letterpress printers (via coudal)

Friday, August 22, 2014

Pedal-powered monorail?

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

An animated tour of America's architectural masterpieces (atlantic)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Making a ring out of a dollar coin when safety is of no concern (core77)

Monday, April 07, 2014

Cut paper and LEDs

Sunday, January 19, 2014

The best music-gear ad I've ever seen:  Fender Vaporizer

Monday, December 09, 2013

The Bally Bomber is one man's project to build a human-piloted 1/3 scale replica of the B-17 Flying Fortress

Monday, November 25, 2013

The Photography of Gregory Crewdson (Faded+Blurred)

Monday, October 14, 2013

How A bicycle is Made (vimeo) by the British Film Council (1945)
Filmed at the Raleigh plant in Nottingham

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

The History of Typography (slyt)

Sunday, August 11, 2013

The NSA/DEA police state tango (salon)
At this point, there are a lot more questions than answers about what Electronic Frontier Foundation attorney Hanni Fakhoury has dubbed the DEA’s “intelligence laundering” operation. Here are three big ones: How far does all this go? Where does it stop? And why doesn’t the general public seem to give a damn? 

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Comedians in cars getting coffee, wherein Jerry Seinfeld does whats on the tin.

Friday, June 07, 2013

What was the location for Hopper's Nighthawks at the Diner painting?
This guy may have found it.

My friends and I who are building websites — we’re kids! We’re kids playing around with tools given to us by adults. In decreasing order of adultness, and leaving out an awful lot, I’m talking about things such as: the Von Neumann stored program computing architecture; the transistor; high-throughput fibre-optic cables; the Unix operating system; the sci-fi-ish cloud computing platform; the web browser; the iPhone; the open source movement; Ruby on Rails; the Stack Overflow Q&A site for programmers; on and on, all the way down to the code that my slightly-more-adult co-workers write for my benefit.

Are coders worth it? (Aeon)