Thursday, February 27, 2014

Roentgen Furniture

Exquistely made furniture from the father and son furniture makers Abraham and David Roentgen was displayed recently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The pieces were built with intricate mechanisms for opening and closing drawers, compartments and components.

More info over at BLDG BLOG.

Links for Later 2-27-14

  1. Sexy diagrams of glutamate receptors in the central nervous system, featuring stepwise activation by multiple subunits.
  2. Hot, hot, hot! Article on ITAR fusion reactor project.
  3. Dreamy description of government debt and government assets spooning.
  4. Not sexy: GHCQ spied on your Yahoo! video chats, 3-11% of which involved nekkid people of one sort or another.
Once the miracle of creation has taken place, the group can build and extend it, but the group never invents anything. The preciousness lies in the lonely mind of a man.

    -John Steinbeck

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Links for Later 2-18-14

  1. Nic Pizzolotto interview.
  2. Another one.
  3. 28 books you should read.
  4. Visited Wikileaks? They're watching you. Well, they're watching you anyway, but you know.