Wednesday, March 03, 2021

From My Window

Melissa Simpson looks out at the highest peaks in Colorado but the mountains have always been worlds away for Melissa, who was born with cerebral palsy. In this video blind adventurer, Erik Weihenmayer, helps Melissa accomplish her dream. 

Read more here. 


Hitomi Hosono is a Japanese-born ceramicist who lives and works in the UK. She is best known for her pots decorated with minutely etched ceramic leaves and flowers.

Bruce, a frequent contributor to this blog, sent me this link with this observation "How in hell do you keep this stuff clean?"

Here is a video about the artist, her work and her inspiration:

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Tuesday, March 02, 2021

RIP Bunny Wailer


Old Age Rejuvenator

“Old age, then, is in part a gradual succumbing to the force of gravity. Should we not take this great fact into mathematical account in our study of the mechanics of the circulation, of body strains, and of cardiovascular disease?"
Nothing else has worked on these marionette lines. I'm ready to jump on the Gravitron. Does anyone want to join me?

Science and Mechanics - Aug 1935

Read more: Modern Mechanix

Via Weird Universe

DIY latex glove bagpipes

I don't want to raise the wrath of the Scots but do we really need to make it easier to make bagpipe music?

Via The Kid Should See This