Friday, October 21, 2016

Jack Kerouac with Steve Allen 1959

American novelist and poet Jack Kerouac died 47 years ago today. Here he reads from a combination of "Visions Of Cody" and "On The Road," accompanied by his pal Steve Allen on piano.


Breakfast in LA

Nowness video about how people in LA approach breakfast, from the woman who nibbles to the professional bodybuilder who eats 30 egg whites and a cup of grits on his off day.

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Nasty Woman

Lola the dog is visiting. Joyce hisses at her to keep her in line.

Donald Trump Fortune-Telling Machine Spouts BS

A group of anonymous Brooklyn artists have created the All-Seeing Trump, a mannequin replica of Donald Trump sitting inside a glass booth making ridiculous predictions.

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SkunkLock: The Bike Lock That Fights Back.

Any thief was tries to cut off the SkunkLock will be shot in the face with a noxious spray that makes him vomit uncontrollably. Yves Perrenoud and Daniel Idzkowski have created a carbon and steel lock with a hollow chamber to hold one of three pressurized gases including one called “formula D_1”. When someone cuts about 30% of the way into the lock the gas erupts in the direction of the gash.

Pledge $99 to their Indiegogo fund for your own SkunkLock in June 2017, pending risk assessment by their legal team.

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