Monthly Archives: August 2020

Beautiful Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar Built From a Shelf

While he was stuck at home, the self-taught Belgian woodworker of tchiksguitars decided to build an absolutely beautiful guitar out of a shelf in his living room. The shelf was made of Sapele wood – an exotic piece of lumber … Continue reading

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Evangelical leaders denounce QAnon as ‘political cult,’ ‘satanic movement’

Michael Gryboski | Christian Post Some Christian leaders, including a couple of prominent conservative evangelicals, have denounced the conspiracy theory movement gaining traction in conservative circles known as QAnon. Created by an anonymous online figure in 2017, QAnon claims that … Continue reading

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11 Cognitive Biases That Influence Political Outcomes

Marcus Lu | Visual Capitalist Read the full article here: From the Visual Capitalist “about” page: Making the world’s information more accessible. Every day a staggering 2.5 exabytes of data is generated making our world increasingly difficult to understand.  Visual … Continue reading

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“Unfit”: Trump’s Psychopathology, Why It Matters, and What We Should Do About It

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From the 35mm Negative Archives

Venice, Italy35mm film – June 1998

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New Images!

“Shadow at anchor” – August 2019 I am having this image printed on Hahnemühle Photo Rag Ultra Smooth 305 GSM cotton paper (shhh! it’s a surprise for someone’s birthday, and they are not on Social Media!). – cPaul

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From the 35mm Negatives Archive

Installation of abalone pearl inlay on a Martin D45 guitar. Martin Guitar factory, Nazareth, PA — 2004. Nikon F90x, Nikkor 105mm, f2.5 – exposure unknown.

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So, Do Ya Have Any Plans for After November 2nd?

In Canada, a Lotto 649 ticket holder has an approximately .000071428 % chance of winning the big draw prize. 2018 VP₁ is an Apollo near-Earth asteroid roughly 2 meters in diameter. It has a 0.41% chance of impacting Earth on … Continue reading

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How to Train to Hold Your Breath for a Very Long Time

Joel Cunningham | lifehacker As a lifelong asthmatic, I am the least-likely person to win a breath-holding contest (which is fine because it means I am also the most likely to win the “coolest person you know” contest, because there … Continue reading

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How the Pandemic Defeated America

A tour-de-force article by Ed Yong in the Atlantic: Ed Yong: “COVID‑19 is an assault on America’s body, and a referendum on the ideas that animate its culture. Recovery is possible, but it demands radical introspection. America would be wise … Continue reading

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Happy Left-handed Day!

Happy Left-Handed Day to my fellow lefties! International Left-Handers Day is an international day observed annually on August 13 to celebrate sinistrality and raise awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of being left-handed in a predominantly right-handed world. It celebrates … Continue reading

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Dogs understand praise the same way humans do.

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New Images!

Great light at Cape Bonavista, Newfoundland — from 2017

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