Weird Inventions from the Past
America's Secret Bars
This is evil. But hilarious.
Stumblers Who Like Fantastic... Image Record
Aldous Huxley : the man who gave drug-driven utopias a bad...
the man who gave drug-driven utopias a bad name
The Misconception: Both consumerism and capitalism are sustained by corporations and advertising. The Truth: Both consumerism and capitalism are driven by competition among consumers for status. Be...
The Tiny Life: How to Build Your Home, Stay Online, and...
The Crazy Swing at Casa del Arbol in Ecuador
THE ACTIVE LISTENER: The 40 Best Psychedelic Albums of All...
Some superb choices in there. Especially nice to see Fairport's self-titled LP. May we recommend US69 - Yesterday's Folks...And huge thanks for putting as at #30.Cheers!
The Need for Transcendence in the Postmodern World
I Like Music cartoon by Stuart McMillen - Recombinant Records...
"A Curious Knife Found in the Flesh of a Codfish"
Burning Man (56 Photos) - The Drop Kings
Once a year, tens of thousands of participants gather in Nevada's Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, dedicated...
Minimum Wage: Nick Anderson
Using Multiple Exposures to Create Abstract Photographs
The Fastest Face-Down, Head-First, Human-Powered Vehicle...
9 Foreign Words the English Language Desperately Needs
While we were busy fumbling with hand gestures and illustrations like cavemen, other cultures just made up the perfect words and phrases to encapsulate those little everyday moments filled with ... uh ... je ne sais quoi.
The Best English-Language Fiction of the Twentieth Century...
That try (The greatest Rugby Union try of all time)
This is, without a doubt, the greatest try Rugby Union has ever seen. From the Barbarians/All Blacks game of 1973. Barbarians won it 23-11... but that's imma...
BILL WATTERSON: A cartoonist's advice
Ephemeral Portraits Cut from Layers of Wire Mesh by Seung...
Using a process that could be the new definition of , Korean sculptor creates giant ephemeral portraits by cutting layer after layer of wire mesh. Each work begins with a photograph which is superimposed over layers of wire with a projector, then us...
Top Ten Best Novels You've Never Heard Of
Or perhaps you have.
Is Full List one of the All-TIME 100 Best Novels? TIME thinks...
25 Reasons Why You MUST Go To Burning Man Once In Your Life...
Square Stanza | Futility Closet
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
Newspaper Blackout Poetry - Visual News
Public Art Concepts - Dan Sternof Beyer 2011
Public Art Concepts : Dan Sternof Beyer 2011
Chromoscope - View the Universe in different wavelengths...
Ever wanted X-ray specs or super-human vision? Chromoscope lets you explore the entire sky, including our Galaxy (the Milky Way) and the distant Universe, in spanning the electromagnetic spectrum: gamma-ray, x-ray, visible, hydrogen α, near-infrared...
DivineTao.com - Explore the Tao Te Ching from a New Thought...
Book of Tao, Divine Tao, New Thought Exploration of the Tao
Erowid Ethnobotany Vault : Spiritual Use
'Drugs and Mysticism', by Walter N. Pahnke
Say not, I have found the truth, but rather, I have found a truth.
Isaac Asimov's 1964 Predictions About 2014 Are Frighteningly...
Traditional rugby songs
There are literally thousands of rugby songs. Traditionally, you'd sing these songs in a bar after practices or during the Third Half. A team will usually adopt (or adapt) three or four songs they expect all their players to know.
11 Reasons Why North Korea Is The Most Bizarre Nation On...
Is the United States about to go to war with the most bizarre nation on earth? A lot of Americans would actually welcome "the Korean War Part 2", but before...
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10 banned books
Throughout history, fiction has always rattled the cages of the censors. Whether it be themes of politics, religion, or it just has a lot of sex in it, people the world over have shook their fists at an author at one time or another. But, in today's ...
101 Books To Read This Summer Instead of '50 Shades of Grey'...
Seriously. Just say NO to "50 Shades of Grey".
JOHN GREEN: Make gifts for people
meaningless.com: You Bore Me
Michael Landy | Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters
Deconstructionist - Home of Deconstruction
This is Deconstruction.Not a theory, not an idea, but a practice. We must become Deconstructionists to transcend the center
Language Log: Breakfast as text: the theory of cerealativity...
In response to our on the new intellectual currents in breakfast-cereal advertising, David Haan has reminded me of Jeff Reid's graphical essay from In These Times, 3/29/1989, which was reprinted in Harper's Magazine in August of 1989, and also in ...
How To Deconstruct Almost Anything
This is the story of one computer professional's explorations in the world of postmodern literary criticism. I'm a working software engineer, not a student nor an academic nor a person with any real background in the humanities. Consequently, I've ap...
Eurozine - Manual for postmodern childrearing
To celebrate its fortieth anniversary, Index on Censorship has made all of its back issues freely available online. "A literary treasure trove and also an historic document of the extremes of human behaviour -- from man at his most inhumane to man at...
Fake. You Are Not Dead, A Guide To Modern Living.
jessamyn.com : Donald Barthelme's barthelmismo
Donald Barthelme is the father of postmodern fiction and funny as all hell. This page represents everything I could find written by him on the web, some select extra commentary, and some stories I scanned myself or others contributed. If you know o...
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously - Wikipedia, the free...
"" is a sentence composed by in his 1957 as an example of a that is correct () but . The term was originally used in his 1955 thesis "Logical Structures of Linguistic Theory". Although the sentence is correct, no obvious meaning can be derived...
A VC: What Comes After Post Modernism?
Horacio (aka vruz) pointed me to this 2006 essay in Philosophy Now by Alan Kirby on "the death of post-modernism." I read it yesterday evening (on paper taking notes). Yes I am old school when reading anything over a page...
Mountain goat crowned king of Ireland
Photos of Ireland in the 1930s: The past is a foreign country...
An amazing collection of colour photographs detailing Ireland in the 1930s.
Exploring Western Ireland
Beautiful as usual Lola! I love those little islands with the trees. There are tons around Nova Scotia too.
Old Irish Online: Table of Contents
These online Language Introductions are designed to provide the ability to read early Indo-European texts, with or without the help of translations. This series covers Old Irish texts, ca. 7th - 12th centuries A.D.
Superhuman: the Incredible Savant Brain
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Four-star Living at Burning Man: The Dome
Why didn't Buckminster Fuller's dome-a brilliant innovation of design-ever take off?
Pikasso, multi-necked guitar by luthier Linda Manzer, experimental...
Four necks. Two sound holes. 42 strings. Two access doors; one on the upper player's side and one at the tail block. Created by luthier Linda Manzer for guitarist Pat Metheny, the instrument...
36 Realistically Colorized Historical Photos Make the Past...
Too beautiful to be real? 16 surreal landscapes found on...
Leonardo Da Vinci's wacky piano is heard for the first time,...
A bizarre instrument combining a piano and cello has finally been played to an audience more than 500 years after it was dreamt up Leonardo da Vinci.
Written in a thus-far undeciphered alphabetic writing, the Codex Seraphinianus, by the Italian artist Luigi Serafini, appears to be a visual encyclopedia of an unknown world.
ANYTHING BUT SQUARE
A journey home
20 Beautiful France Nature Photographs
France is a beautiful country. Not only are the cities full of life and some of the diverse people and loads of tourists, but the scenic views in France are just breath-taking. Here are some 20
My Collection of Funny Emails. Send funny emails to your...
Subscribe to YesEmails.com and receive funny and interesting emails sent to your email inbox!
World's Most Beautiful Trees Photography
A piece of Heaven
I love to photograph landscapes before sunrise. It's always a unique experience when the world awakens and you are seemingly the only person on earth to watch it. Sunsets tend to get a little more crowded with people but during sunrise in summer only...
All Bullies Are Narcissists
Music-Map - The tourist map of music
Travel the world of music.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI: Air and light and time and space
The Things We Say - That moment when you finish a book look...
Decriminalize the Average Man
The average person unknowingly breaks at least three federal criminal laws every day.
♫ Tony-b Machine ♫
You are the DJ ! Create and record your own music, customize your Machine and chat with the Tony-b community.
Play - Guitar - How to Make Instructables
Play - Guitar - How to Make Instructables - Offset 18 - Explore the Biggest How To and DIY community where people make and share inspiring, entertaining, and useful projects, recipes, and hacks.
August Sunset-3D Panorama
The Worlds Weirdest Book
A truly unique work of fiction, 'The Codex Seraphinianus' is a book that appears to be a visual encyclopedia of some unknown world or dimension. Writte
The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day' for 2012
After the positive reception from last year's "Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day' for 2011", the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day...
Do it yourself, 3D hand
funny photos and humor
vintage everyday: Photos of Life at Woodstock Festival 1969...
Dubliners - the Octopuss jig (must be seen to be belived)...
Dubliners - the Octopuss jig (must be seen to be belived)
Nine of my favorite Irish song performances that speak of tragedy, love, separation, whisky, and tragedy.
Reflections, Photo Series of Seniors Seeing Their Youthful...
"Reflections" is a clever photo series of elderly people looking at young versions of themselves in mirrors. The series was created by photo
Banksy vs. Robbo
Photos Shot by Camera That Was Mailed Through Postal System...
In the summer of 2006, musician and web designer Matthew McVickar sent a camera in the mail from Massachusetts to Hawaii, with instructions
Eight Baby Steps to a Big Spiritual Shift
If you ever find yourself at a loss for spirituality, you aren't alone. Follow these eight easy steps to living a more spiritual life.
7 Lessons From 7 Great Minds - Global One TV: A Blog for...
Have you ever wished you could go back in time and have a conversation with one of the greatest minds in history? Well, you can't sorry, they're dead. Unless…
BBC - Religion: Paganism
Guide to Paganism, a group of contemporary religions based on a reverence for nature, including origins and history, rituals, devotions and descriptions of the different Pagan 'paths' or subdivisions.
Asatru Alliance | Questions and Answers about Asatru
Asatru widely known as Heathenism, Heathenry, or Germanic Heathenry is the contemporary revival of historical Germanic paganism. Precursor movements appeared in the early 20th century in Germany and Austria. A second wave of revival began in the earl...
Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions index
Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions by James Bonwick at Sacred-texts.com