Notes from Wikipedia

Posted by on Jun 17, 2012 in Journal | No Comments

I had to take a minute to share an item from my of my growing list of wikipedia faves. There may be something wrong about reading Wikipedia articles just for fun (a bit like when you enjoy the flavor of toothpaste, maybe), but this one is really a barnburner. I promise. Wikipedia’s “List of Cognitive […]

New York Remembered – Lego Edition

New York Remembered – Lego Edition

Posted by on May 16, 2012 in Journal | No Comments

This poetic reminiscence from Christoph Niemann never gets old for me. If you don’t already follow Abstract Sunday, your weekends are surely a degree or two less complete.

Timelapse From Space

Timelapse From Space

Posted by on Sep 21, 2011 in Journal | No Comments

Here’s another incredible timelapse video, (yes, I suppose I have an addiction.) this is footage taken from the International Space Station as it passes from the Pacific Northwest to Central Chile.

1940’s New York in Color

1940’s New York in Color

Posted by on Aug 3, 2011 in Journal | No Comments

An amazing catalog of photographs taken in New York City in the early forties, found here on: HowToBeARetronaut Check out the especially nice shots of my school, Cooper Union, and McSorely’s too, both looking pretty much as they do today.

Highland Park Pyrospectacular

Highland Park Pyrospectacular

Posted by on Jul 7, 2011 in Journal | No Comments

Turns out the people of Highland Park are really, really patriotic. A pretty fantastic time-lapse video of their fiery habits…