It's Full of Stars: In the Walls of Eryx, a tale... →
itsfullofstars: “I reached the main landing on Venus, March 18, terrestrial time; VI, 9 of the planet’s calendar. Being put in the main group under Miller, I received my equipment — watch tuned to Venus’s slightly quicker rotation — and went through the usual mask drill. After two days I was pronounced fit for…
While some Roadies do ride off-road as well, many are put off by the presence of...
inky: Salt Peanuts, by Dizzy Gillespie.
Hermann goes shopping
So while I was living in England I had to go buy some sports gear to go play ultimate for the first time EVAR. Buying the cleats was surprisingly easy but buying a pair of shorts and a shirt proved to be a different story. I walked into one of the sports shops and was greeted by loud music, extreme clothes disorganization, and cramped conditions. The space between the clothes racks was barely wide...
I’ve seen Ghost in the Shell, Ninja Scroll, and Akira But the illest...– Verbal Anime - The Herbaliser
The Nixonian henchmen of today: at the NYT →
spaceships: Glenn Greenwald: … There is now a major, coordinated effort underway to smear WikiLeaks’ founder, Julian Assange, and to malign his mental health. But now, the smear campaign is led not by Executive Branch officials, but by members of the establishment media. […] the low point of this smear campaign was led by The New York Times’ John Burns, who authored a sleazy hit piece on...
Daily Meh: The Fauna of Mirrors, by Borges →
dailymeh: In one of the volumes of the Lettres edifiantes et curieuses that appeared in Paris during the first half of the eighteenth century, Father Fontecchio of the Society of Jesus planned a study of the superstitions and misinformation of the common people of Canton; in the preliminary outline he… There are no earthly words to describe just how much I love Borges.
I'll have a whisky, make it a double.
Having to say goodbye, for indeterminate periods of time, to two close friends in the space of one week is not cool, Life. Not cool. My current mood is this + this.
Google search and keyboard?
mnmal: Anyone notice that Google now lets you use the keyboard to navigate through the search results? Try it. Search for something and press the down or up arrows on your keyboard. Finally Google, you are doing something good. I think they’ve been doing this for ages. I have a vague recollection of hearing about this a couple of years ago and then promptly forgetting about it.