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May 10, 2022

Sublime

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May 10, 2022 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Not Roswell

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[This April 19 image from the Mars helicopter Ingenuity shows the backshell of Perseverance's landing capsule, its supersonic parachute, and the related debris field.]

April 27 New York Times story about the wreckage from the February 2021 landing of the Perseverance rover on the surface of the red planet here.

Shades of "Roadside Picnic."

May 10, 2022 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Rembrandt Book Bracelet

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From Kottke:

Inspired by the online availability of high resolution images from the Rijksmuseum's collection, design firm Duinker and Dochters created a book of 1400 images of hands from Rembrandt's work that is wearable as a bracelet

From the Cooper Hewitt Museum:

Amsterdam-based designers Lia Duinker and Lyske Gais are fascinated by the details Rembrandt achieved in his depiction of hands.

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From hundreds of images of Rembrandt's hand illustrations, they created an intriguing book-bracelet, an intricate piece that not only pays homage to the talent of Rembrandt, but also spotlights the genius of Duinker and Gais's skills in graphic design, bookbinding, and jewelry design.

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Entitled "Rembrandt's Hands and a Lion's Paw," the book-bracelet is comprised of 1400 miniature pictures of hands derived from 303 Rembrandt etchings and drawings in the collection of the Rijksmuseum and available as high-resolution images on the museum's website.

Below,

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the bracelet and its box.

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What a fantastic little object... you can marvel about how it was made on their website.

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€10,000.

[via Colossal]

May 10, 2022 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

My grocery shopping list

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Did I forget anything?

Flautist?

Bueller?

Anyone?

May 10, 2022 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (6)

What is it?

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Answer here this time tomorrow.

Hint: smaller than a bread box.

A second clue: moving parts.

A third: not a Polaroid camera from hell.

Another view:

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May 10, 2022 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (2)

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