Believe it or not, this is NOT the same statue that this idiot constructed. His 26-foot tall statue, called Forever Marilyn, lowered Chicago’s already tawdry Michigan Mile for a summer. I appreciated his previous works which stood there—a three-dimensional rendition of Grant Wood’s American Gothic and then a metallic, wind-tormented King Lear—but despise the sensational […]Read More White Trash
As advertised:Read More WIRED on Modern Handmade Watches
From NPR and Robert Krulwich, I present: A Wet Towel In Space Is Not Like A Wet Towel On EarthRead More Towels! In! Space!
I can’t be the first one to make that joke. Here is Westeros recreated in obsessive detail within a game of Minecraft. Thank you, Wired.Read More Minecrack
I’m thrilled by the scientific capability. I have a problem with his answer to the final question, though. How can you argue to bring back species sent to extinction by the carelessness of humanity at the cost of other species? Isn’t that just exchanging one extinct species for another? Possibly more?Read More De-Extinction
Extraordinary comedy (satire? but of what? aren’t all Rube Goldberg machines satire?) with a thrilling soundtrack. Point of clarification: 0.04 years = ~350 hours.Read More What do you call an Oreo that is not an Oreo?
As some of you may recall, Dogmic was created to fill a certain… void. Ladies and gentlemen, the good editors of Dogmic are not alone. The Old Reader.Read More The Old Reader
Richard III’s Face Revealed – Discovery News Article “Alack, I love myself. Wherefore? For any good That I myself have done unto myself? O, no! Alas, I rather hate myself For hateful deeds committed by myself. I am a villain. Yet I lie. I am not.” -King RichardRead More Behold, the Face of a Villain
DNAinfo.com has a great short interview with a man you know, but don’t know that you know; Lee Crooks. Lee Crooks is the voice of the CTA. Every time a train tells you where to get off, that’s Lee Crooks. Click on over for two short videos (the behind the scenes is better than […]Read More The Voice of Chicago