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May 1, 2018

Richard Feynman: "Tiny Machines" (1984)

Above, his lecture of October 25, 1984, updating and expanding on his now-classic December 29, 1959 address to the American Physical Society, "There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom."

There goes what's left of the day.

May 1, 2018 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

Identity Theory — "A literary website, sort of"

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They had me at the tagline.

Lots of interesting stuff here.

For me, the best part is the author interviews.

Among others: Susan Orlean, Martin Amis, Louis Begley, Vendela Vida, Susannah Breslin, T.C. Boyle, Richard Price, Frederick Busch, Jane Smiley, Michael Lewis, Robert Stone, April Smith, Joseph Epstein, Alan Lightman, Will Self, Ethan Canin, Gretel Ehrlich, Anthony Lane, Donna Tartt, Jim Crace, and many more.

Fair warning: there goes the day.

May 1, 2018 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Octopus Sucker Massager


From the website:



This is one of the most unique massage tools we've seen in Japan.

It be turned inside out to massage your feet and hands.

Just slide in your hand and let the "octopus" get to work.

Or you can keep the suckers on the outside and use it to apply a special quasi-acupuncture suction session to your back, neck, or other parts of the body.

The suckers firmly but painlessly pull on the skin, applying a shiatsu-style massage that helps improve blood circulation and the flow of water in your skin.

Features and Details:

• Silicone

• Washable

• Fully reversible

• 8.7" x 5.7" x 4.9"




May 1, 2018 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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