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October 20, 2008

Frank Lloyd Wright's Boathouse: a Case Study in the Ontology of Art. In 2000, three rowers from Buffalo's West Side Rowing Club sought the approval of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation for the construction of Wright's design for a boathouse, and it was realized last year. But a new Frank Lloyd Wright building raises some interesting questions -- when is it a FLW building, and when is it a reasonable facsimile thereof? What is needed to make a building a FLW? more inside
Substitutes Can let you down Quicker Than a Strapless gown Burma-Shave more inside

October 19, 2008

I had no idea who the other medallist was. (Or why there was one left handed salute and one right handed). more inside

October 18, 2008

Stayin' alive, stayin' alive.....

October 17, 2008

Tears for Levi Stubbs. The singer is dead at 72.

October 16, 2008

Digital artist Jason Feeny develops works of "candy colored madness".
CopyPasteCharacter. Because sometimes you need to copy and paste characters™.
Yes We Carve
Help keep your hitchin' available for all Californians!

October 15, 2008

Monkeys move paralysed muscles with their minds: Sending brain signals through electrodes to a paralysed wrist muscle restores movement. [Via]
Broken Koans and other Zen debris Reader-submitted koans, some of which are great, some which are...eh.
Faecal Matter On Public Transport. The Facts! more inside
The 15 Dumbest Names for Web 2.0 Startups selected by a "Plugg organizer" so they are all at least WORSE than "Plugg". And some more. And a few more from 6 months ago. And 10 more from last year. And 25 more from 2 years ago. Okay, it's an old meme, but as long as there are startups like oooooc.com...
In a World Where Dogs Wore Shawls....Dogs in Shawls 2: This time, they're upside down. more inside

October 14, 2008

Hair Hats. That look like animals. Made out of hair. more inside
1066 and all that. 942 years ago today, the pesky French turned up. more inside

October 13, 2008

Patronising American tries to tell the Brits they drink too much. By choosing the most obvious examples of binge-drinking stag parties. See this pint of Guinness love? Well you can have it when you take it from my (extra) cold dead hands. more inside

October 12, 2008

You think your phantom limb is bad, check out my phantom erection! (Possibly NSFW.) more inside
I'm Feeling Like A Black Republican, Money I Got Comin' In
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