October 3, 2018
"Nature Abhors a Vacuum" — Sarah Lucas
Her 1998 sculpture consists of a toilet whose surface is plastered with cigarettes.
Let us now praise Outline
It's a Chrome extension that not only declutters web pages, but also gets rid of gimmicky color schemes and resulting hard to read typefaces.*
Res ipsa loquitur.
Free, the way we like it.
*John Gruber, I'm talking to you
Note added at 12:34 p.m. today: All possible love to reader Charlotte Keys for pointing out in a comment that I initially linked to the wrong Chrome extension.
It's been corrected.
Also, the idiot responsible for this mistake has been handed his hipster hat and shown the doorway and told "Hey, what's your hurry?"
What You Knew — Eugenio Montale
From the website:
Hand-blown from heat-resistant Pyrex glass, Ceci is a lampshade masquerading as a naked bulb.
With the clever use of a high-powered LED, the broken bulb not only works, but it also appears to glow.
Limited edition, numbered and signed by the designer, Sander Mulder.
Features and Details:
• 4.35" x 2.35"
• Made in the Netherlands
• Includes Pyrex bulb, high power LED, transformer