Monthly Archives: July 2004

Walker Evans

“On July 16, 1936, photographer Walker Evans took a leave of absence from the Farm Security Administration (FSA) to accept a summer assignment with Fortune magazine. Evans, who had begun working as a photographer in 1928, had developed a modest … Continue reading

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Apollo 11

“Launch: July 16, 1969; 09:32:00 am EDT. Launch Complex 39-A Kennedy Space Center, FL. No launch delays.” NASA

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Blogging

“You miss a day blogging. No time for a serious hard-hitting post. Hits are down. What do you do? Engage in the blogosphere’s oldest vice: Link dropping!!! But that’s just one of the mortal vices of blogging. What are the … Continue reading

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Zero-volume Bottle

“At last, Acme has conquered topological and engineering frontiers to manufacture genuine glass Klein Bottles. These are the finest closed, non-orientable, boundary-free manifolds sold anywhere in our three spatial dimensions. These elegant bottles make great gifts, fantastic classroom displays, and … Continue reading

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Dreaming in French

“Nothing could be more French gardening than springy tapestry pillow, with its foreground blossoms against a background of the Eiffel tower. Available in rose and blue. Click on the ’1′ under the main photo to see the blue verson. Like … Continue reading

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On the Road

“Author Blog: George Dunford weekly updates from a Lonely Planet author on the road First-time guidebook author George Dunford is on the road in regional New South Wales researching a new Lonely Planet title – Australia & New Zealand on … Continue reading

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Thanks John!

Got a birthday package from John/Pragmatik today!! Thanks very much…put me into early celebratory mood (see Boston Market chocolate cake).:P The M pin is so kool. I didn’t know GAP sold those. I never expected M to be so well … Continue reading

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Why We Draw

“Why does the human animal, alone of all creation, have the ability — and the primal need — to represent the world, as filtered through the senses and the intellect and the soul, in the form of drawings? Out of … Continue reading

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Karakuri

“Puppet sitting on the shoulders of another puppet” – “Karako-guruma”(puppet on a carriage), owned by Kitagumi Shimo- Handa, Handa City, Aichi Prefecture This puppet resembling a Chinese boy was produced in 1829 by Nihei Sumida, a puppet maker who lived … Continue reading

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The American Segue

“Starting August 5, 2004, Spinning Blue will produce an online documentary experience of America as seen from a Segway Human Transporter traveling coast-to-coast from Seattle, Washington to Boston, Massachusetts. Daily video, audio, and photo updates will allow you to hear … Continue reading

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