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May 4, 2021

How Ants Walk

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If you choose to read Gideon Lewis-Kraus's excellent article "How the Pentagon Started Taking U.F.O.s Seriously," published in the April 30, 2021 issue of the New Yorker, you can do so here

Alas, I can't because "You've read your monthly limit of free articles."

For peeps like me there's an alternative called Outline, which makes an end run around many paywalls.


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a photo of groundbreaking journalist and researcher Leslie Kean as it appears in the article published on the New Yorker website, along with the magazine's caption.

Up top is the photo as it appears in Outline's version, along with a caption with what appears to me to be an AI's analysis of the picture.

I find this extremely interesting. 

May 4, 2021 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

When Maira Kalman met Marcel Proust


Above, her illustration which appeared on page 45 of the January 21, 2013 New Yorker.

May 4, 2021 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

'The Pixel'

Guess again

"The Pixel" (above), an NFT artwork of a single gray pixel, recently sold for more than $1.35 million.

You could look it up.

May 4, 2021 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Glow-in-the-Dark Duct Tape


Great stuff.

Excellent for edges and corners so you don't bash into them in the dark.

33-feet-long x 2"-wide roll.



May 4, 2021 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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