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Anatomical illustration from Edo-period Japan, this one’s supposed to be of a human skeleton and is dated to 1732. Wowzers.

Halloween is coming up, i’m getting in the spirit!


Luke Ramsey

Off Modern

An artist collective based out of South London (Elephant & Castle, if you’ve ever taken the brown line to the southern most stop).

Let’s LEGO!

Kai Krause: The True Size of Africa

Food for a Dollar

What!? Blueberries, even in multiples of ten, for a dollar.




Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory technicians John Hollis (right) and Jim McElroy install a SIDE camera in the target bay of the NIF in January of 2009. The camera was the last of NIF’s 6,206 various opto-mechanical and controls system modules called “line replaceable units” or LRUs to be installed. The first LRU, a flashlamp, was installed on Sept. 26, 2001. (NIF/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)


“Creating a miniature star on Earth” is the goal of the National Ignition Facility (NIF), home to the world’s largest and highest-energy laser in Livermore, California.

This would have been a good idea for a movie like 10 years ago, before it was actually happening. Between this and the LHC (Large Hydron Collider), humans are taking someĀ unbelievableĀ strides in physics through international cooperation that didn’t exist a hundred years ago.

Samuel Beckett waits for the Dog and Cat dynamic to play itself out.