[transport] - backyard monorails for dogs
Vintage Golf Cart Parts. oh wow.
Daihatsu Move Latte X. standard immaculate design touches, including the most adorably useless toolkit i've yet seen. (yes yes, it's a girl's car. i still want one.)
junkyard jewels: field of dreams. "classic custom unrestored diecast 1/18 scale replica collectables for sale". genius. (closeups)
FlyingThingZ - because everything should be made to fly.
(skip intro in bottom right corner). The Book Of Cool. A 3 dvd + book guide to tricks, from the masters of various body and object manipulation skills. skateboard, football, cards, rugby, bmx, juggling, golf, yoyo, frisbee, and others. All(?) in gorgeous slowmo. 50sec 3mb teaser ad(.zip). me want.
[mutter] - a pretty girl stole (absconded with!) my scarf last week. i wonder where they are now. should i put up signs? "lost: scarf. dark blue. answers to the name of quiddity"
--update-- it returned! i hope it had fun with her.
[art] - portfolio of Rick Booth sculptures and models.
Dress Rehearsal dioramas
Rythm analog music boxes
[commonplace] - All great truths begin as blasphemies. - George Bernard Shaw
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware - Henry Miller
Dividing one's identity is necessary to remain complete. The misconception that multiple personalities cause alienation is avoided through conscious action and creation. - Lars Ringbom
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I think I see place and duties for a nobleman in every society: but it is not to drink wine and ride in a fine coach, but to guide and adorn life for the multitudes by forethought, by elegant studies, by perseverance, self-devotion, and the remembrance of the humble old friend, by making his life secretly beautiful. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The first principle of Japanese romanticism seemed to be the culture's Emersonian assumption that it could refashion the world as it chose, and might as well do so, therefore, in a bright and pleasant light. - Pico Iyer
I'm continually surprised at how many people don't know what a blanket fort is.
The Constructed Languages Portal at Wikipedia.
[transport] - Para-Cycle - Photo & Video Gallery
The Steam Car Club of Great Britain videos galore. many more via frontpage.
One Second in the life of a racer.
[commonplace] - Literature, like all other art, is the admission that life is not enough. - Fernando Pessoa
The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved...the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars. - Jack Kerouac
I've always thought that some packages [books] should be left for opening late in life, to fend off senile apathy. Likewise the best age to discover ballet is 70 or 80, an anti-gravitational remedy for increasing downward pull. - Richard Eder
Plays are nothing to films, nothing. Theater is dead but sometimes I like to go and watch the corpse decompose - Stephen Fry
It can be very dangerous to see something from someone else's point of view without the proper training. - Douglas Adams
Possess nothing that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. - William Morris
[maps] - Lunar cartography
Superfuture Maps Major city district-maps for hipsters.
Google Maps Mania - blog
[photography] - 2005 Journal of Catchy Colors. a compilation by the Catchy Colors blog. (warning 100's of images on one page)
Intimacy by Ricardo Baez-Duarte