Wise advice for eating well from this New York Times article. “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
A couple of years ago I formed a group on Flickr called One Letter. I’ve been really happy with how well it’s grown, and how autonomous it has become. I’m not really involved in it anymore. It just runs itself. Quite a few people have written code that draws on the letters to create words.
Bruce Osborn: Oyako – Portraying Japanese Generations. These shots by bruce Osborn of different sets of parents and their children in Japan are really interesting, and in some way unsettling. I love the fact that in some shots the kid is the non-conformist, while in others it’s the parent. And how many kids have followed
Fwis: Readymech Series 002. Cute “Flatpack Toys” for you to make.
PSFK: Marks & Spencer Goes Green. ‘M&S also aims to stop sending waste to landfill sites by that date, increase the amount of food sourced locally and regionally, increase the use of recycled materials and end the need for consumers to throw away any of its products or packaging.’ Really got to commend Marks &
DESEO – Simply clever, the new DESEO!. But still pretty modern.
DIY coffee roasting – Lifehacker. ‘You’ll bask in DIY satisfaction AND you’ll save a bloomin’ bunch. As for the ‘specialized’ coffee roasting equipment, try these two economical options: an air-pop popcorn popper or a cast iron skillet.’ Another thing to add to my list of hobbies I’d love to take up.
Boing Boing: Capsule hotels in London’s airports. ‘Yotel has opened capsule hotels in London’s Gatwick and Heathrow airports; they’re modelled on the famous coffin hotels of Tokyo, but bigger and more luxurious, aimed at business-travellers in for a meeting who don’t want to haul ass all the way into London for their hotel. The cabins
What Does 200 Calories Look Like?.
BLDGBLOG: Fictional ruins from fictional worlds. ‘Zimmerman’s Landmarks of Industrial Britain, for instance, is “a photographic series of fictional public buildings derived from small scale architectural maquettes.” ‘ These are beautiful, but entirely virtual, buildings that show a false history of industrial England. Beautiful work.