Sunday, June 22, 2008


Click here for -- Houdini!

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Self Portraits

Take the self portrait quiz HERE.
YouTube video of morphed self portraits HERE.
500 Years of Male Self Portraits in Western Art by Philip Scott Johnson
Artists in the video in order of appearance:Leonardo da Vinci, Francisco Goya, Albrecht Dürer, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Rembrandt, Andy Warhol, William-Adolphe Bouguereau ,Henri Matisse, Eugène Delacroix, Jean-François Millet, Jan van Eyck, Peter Paul Rubens, James McNeill Whistler, John Singer Sargent, Kazimir Malevich, Nicolas Poussin, Paul Cézanne,Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Diego Velázquez, Nicholas Hilliard, Anthony van Dyck, Titian, Paolo Veronese, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Édouard Manet, Pablo Picasso



Tuesday, June 17, 2008


Startrails around southern pole
-- Date and Time : 24. June 2006

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Father's Day

Ten years ago this year, my father passed away. He was 84 years old, and as many elderly do, he died of starvation. Starvation in so many ways. He was fond of saying that he hoped when the atomic bomb was dropped, they'd let us know a little ahead of time so that he could go out and watch! For my father -- IN LOVING MEMORY.

He left this world before it happened -- so...


Saturday, June 14, 2008


La Vérité --1870, Jules Joseph Lefebvre

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Monday, June 09, 2008

The Darwin Award

A Darwin Award is a tongue-in-cheek honor named after evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin. Awards have been given for people who "do a service to Humanity by removing themselves from the Gene pool", i.e., lose the ability to reproduce either by death or sterilization in a stupid fashion. As described in the Darwin Award books: The Awards honor people who ensure the long-term survival of the human race by removing themselves from the gene pool in a sublimely idiotic fashion. See


Monday, June 02, 2008


UniversumCamille Flammarion woodcut, Paris 1888, colored by Heikenwaelder Hugo, Wien 1998