hoodwink.d enhanced

Thu Jan 31

De nuttelozen van de nacht

Jacques Brel

Iron-smile

Iron Smile by Garret Morin

cul•ti•gen
[kuhl-tuh-juhn]noun
An organism, especially a cultivated plant such as a banana, not known to have a wild or uncultivated counter part.

Paper airplane flight

Wed Jan 30

Best monkey patch ever

class Object def to_f fail end end
Chloe-the-long-haired-daschund

Chloe the long haired daschund

xer•o•sto•mi•a
[zeer-uh-stoh-mee-uh]noun
Abnormal dryness of the mouth.

Willie Nelson — It’s Always Now

Tue Jan 29

Roche limit
[rosh]noun
The smallest distance at which a natural satellite can orbit a celestial body without being torn apart by the larger body’s gravitational force. The distance depends on the densities of the two bodies and the orbit of the satellite.

Killing the Blues

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Phosphorescent – At Death, a Proclamation

Harry thinks if you call him Harry one more time he’s gonna make you eat that cat.

Harry in Night Moves

Inside-out-bear

Inside-out bears

Mon Jan 28

sprach•ge•fühl
[shprahkh-guh-fyl]noun
German A feeling for language; an ear for the idiomatically correct or appropriate.
Scout-in-the-newspaper

Scout made it into the newspaper

Silver Stallion

Cat Power

Feist – I feel it all

Sat Jan 26

Tip Almond in a raspberry

Stick an almond into the concavity of a raspberry. Eat it.

fig•u•rant
[fig-yuh-rant]noun
1. A member of a corps de ballet who does not perform solos.
2. A stage performer having no speaking part.
David-karp-over-a-lightbox

David Karp over a light box

Still The Same

Bob Seger

How Camera Lenses Are Made

Thu Jan 24

Clutter and overload are not an attribute of information, they are failures of design.

Edward Tufte

Europe-1870

Europe — 1870

Coconut

The Sea and Cake

be•zoar
[bee-zawr]noun
A hard indigestible mass of material, such as hair, vegetable fibers, or fruits, found in the stomachs or intestines of animals, especially ruminants, and humans. It was formerly considered to be an antidote to poisons and to posses magic properties.

Tip Only use soft bristled tooth brushes

Dentists recommend you only use soft bristled tooth brushes. Medium or hard bristled tooth brushes are apparently marketing ploys and not recommended.

Dolphins blowing rings

Tue Jan 22

ap•ter•ous
[ap-ter-uhs]adjective
1. Zoology Having no wings or winglike extensions: an apterous insect.
2. Botany Without membranous expansions, as a stem.
What are you going to write worthy of me?

J. J. Abrams’ Powerbook

J-j-abrams-at-ted

J. J. Abrams on mystery at TED

Your Favorite Music

Clem Snide

Cornelius – Eyes

Mon Jan 21

A Beautiful War

Robert Wyatt

Longoland

Longoland — Dictat

Test cannot be started because it already doesn’t exist.

AVG error message

A Zorse

mi•san•dry
[mis-an-dree]noun
Hatred of men.

Fri Jan 18

Push-this-button-over-there

Push this button over there

Were I to choose an auspicious image for the new millennium, I would choose this one: The sudden agile leap of the poet-philosopher who raises himself above the weight of the world, showing that with all his gravity he has the secret of lightness, and that what many consider to be the vitality of the times-noisy, aggressive, revving and roaring- belongs to the realm of death, like a cemetary for rusty, old cars.

Italo Calvino

Dr. Steve Brule: Living on your Lonesome

Thu Jan 17

Nothing Can Take The Place Of You

Brook Benton

Cruise-ship-in-ashley-s-sun-glasses

Cruise ship in Ashley’s sun glasses

sac•er•do•tal
[sas-er-doht-l]adjective
Of or relating to priests or the priesthood; priestly.

Tue Jan 15

There was music then there was the iPod. There were phones and then there was the iPhone.

Jim Gianopoulos

Gyrru Gyrru Gyrru

Gruff Rhys

Fri Jan 11

Ashley-at-papeete-harbor

Ashley at Papeete harbor

Just Like A Woman

Charlotte Gainsbourg and Calexico

I just ripped my own bodice with anticipation.

Patrick Henry Ewing

Tip Stop someone from snoring

If you bed partner is snoring, make several clicking noises with the side of your mouth.

My First Crush

Mon Jan 7

“Yo” is the new “Hir”


Language experts in the US say since at least 2004 students have been saying “yo” as a substitute for gender specific pronouns and the trend is growing.

Playboy

Hot Chip

I have a prediction for 2008: you fail.

uncov

Settlers_of_catan

Settlers of Catan

Sat Jan 5

This is the DANCING bone!

A 3 year old holding up a model pelvis at the Providence Children’s Museum

Childbirth

I Want You (Remix)

Lloyd feat. Nas & Andre 3000