“Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.” Alistair Cooke
If you’ve got to face a Monday, which today is, then you know Mondays have a track record of being rather crap days. Might as well put a smile on your puss for a few moments by watching Plot Device. Not new, but it is a deserving 2012 Vimeo Film Festival nominee.
Love this simple drawing by Steven Xue. Found it at Paper Board via Dailywebthing Linkport’s Daily Pointers Archive.
Ears is artist Daniel O’Toole. Smashing walls, paintings, drawings and photos.
“All these questions boil down to what is, I think, the primary question: what does it mean to be a citizen?” Civics and Citizens.
Cup holders in your ride are so commonplace. Cutlass.
Currently enjoying TinyVices. (most of) My large vices were left in an unmarked grave decades ago.
Household Tip: Sop up a spilled egg by sprinkling table salt over the mess. Wait two minutes and wipe it up.
“We’re a group of food-loving ladies who write about the art, design, and culture of food and drink. We’re the kind of girls who know how to butcher a whole pig, take our bourbon straight-up, build chicken coops in our backyards, and throw an occasional ladylike tea party.” Gastronomista.
Revisits: Earth As Art. These Are The Boring Bits. Download, Print & Build A Working Pinhole Camera. Forgetfulness.
Anne’s Rule #7: Women and children first, immediately followed by George Clooney.
“The new Ford Mustang V-8 has been rated the most powerful engine in the world. Which explains why the owners of all those lesser engines are whapping themselves in the forehead and saying, ‘I could have had a V-8!’” Shoebox
From the patio, I have a view of the back windows of the fellow living behind us on the next street over. Recently he got a new light fixture/disco ball/torture device for his bedroom and keeps it turned on from dusk till dawn. It appears to consist of 5 large, flashing emergency vehicle type lights of various colors in three randomly revolving stacks, extremely bright and clearly visible even though the blinds are kept closed. Even money is on “develops seizure disorder within a month”.