Christmas is coming so posting is becoming even more intermittent. The discouraging discovery that we are ranked 470,540th in the world
hasn't helped either. The Most Dangerous Roads in the World
, with some stunning, stomach-churning photography: 'There are also rumors of a quite normal 30 km stretch of Russian country road, which gets an unexplained amount of car accidents; the locals suspect underground gas seepage which causes motorists to fall asleep...'. Related, the The Rise and Fall of the "Bus Plunge" Story
(first link via
Still online and worth visiting, Medicine Man
, The Forgotten Museum of Henry Wellcome, at the Wellcome Trust's
website, which also contains an excellent Malaria
website / some vintage coffee paraphernalia
/ a tribute to Leslie Harpold
/ a visual demonstration of the Moire effect
/ our favourite gifts
/ classic rock reinterpreted as lullabies
. Generally this means liberal use of the glockenspiel, that most soporific of instruments.
Above image, a disembodied foot on the streets of Boston at xRez
, which offers 'Extreme Resolution' images. At the other extreme, view some stars and planets in scale...
(we learnedall our astronomy from Elite
) / amautalab
, a portfolio site. Try not to click on the rabbits / type/lettering samples
at PJ Chmiel
visits Burgh Island
and Dartington Hall
. Everything these people do seems to take place in a world of modernist perfection.