Friday, 26 December 2008

Easy Puzzle.

Alice, Michiko, and Chelsea went bird watching. Each of them saw one bird that none of the others did. Each pair saw one bird that the third did not. And one bird was seen by all three. Of the birds Alice saw, two were yellow. Of the birds Michiko saw, three were yellow. Of the birds Chelsea saw, four were yellow. How many yellow birds were seen in all?

Famous People and Their Cats.

Someone's Bicycle Commute in Pictures.

Academic Houseguest.

'In December, John Hawthorne, a philosopher from England, visited us in NYC for a little while...'

Mr. T and Nancy Reagan.

Vintage Corgi Toys/Dinky Toys.

'Welcome to the collection of old Corgi Toys and Dinky Toys catalogues. They are presented here for your enjoyment; please let me add, I do not deal with the toys themselves nor do I know anything about today's value of those beauties.'

Spidercamp: Stories.

She's a very good writer. Check out this ghost story :

Also makes nice handmade stuff you can buy :

Geisha with Photo Albums.

'Japanese Geisha Girls looking at various photograph albums, 1890 to 1915. From original photos in the Okinawa Soba Collection.'

Tango with Cows: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde 1910-1917.

Portraits of Artists.

'Stored alongside original letters, diaries, and sketchbooks in the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art are thousands of photographs of artists and art world figures. This set includes nineteenth and early twentieth-century images that provide a glimpse into the private lives of the artists–their studios, their homes, their families. '

Josephine Baker Photoset.

The Inca (Quechua/Aymara) Flag.

The Flag of Equal Marriage.

'This is a protest flag for equal marriage rights in the United States. The flag only has two stars, for Connecticut and Massachusetts (the 5th and 6th states in the union), the only states with legalized same-sex marriage.'

Typos in the US Constitution.

nBot, a 2 Wheel Balancing Robot.

News in the 1910s.

'Welcome to the daily news scene from almost a hundred years ago, as photographed by the Bain News Service in about 1910-1912. We invite your tags and comments! Also, lots more identification information. (Most of these old photos came to the Library of Congress with very little description.'

'This selected set of 1,500+ photographs is from a large collection of almost 40,000 glass negatives. The entire collection spans 1900-1920 and richly documents sports events, theater, celebrities, crime, strikes, disasters, and political activities, with a special emphasis on life in New York City.'

Tucson Monsoon Lightning.

The Smoky God.

'This is another classic fictional hollow earth adventure. The narrator, Olaf Jansen, is a Norwegian who sails with his father deep into the northern ice. There they sail over the lip of the hollow earth, and into the inner world, lit by a dim central sun (the 'smoky god' of the title). The inhabitants are an advanced race of giants who have electricity, monorails, and extremely long lifespans. '

Astro Pics.

Mountain Top Meteors.

Smile in the Sky.

Happy Sky over Los Angeles.


Doohickie said...

Yay! I'm "Someone"! (That's my bicycle commute in pictures!)

steven said...

Pleased to meet you!