The Large Hardon Collider News
via: Press Release @ CERN - The European Organization for Nuclear Research.
Playboy magazine, July 1961
George Nelson, Edward Wormley, Eero Saarinen, Harry Bertoia, Charles Eames and Jens Risom Designs for living - read the article at Lushpad. Enjoy. via: swissmiss
Needless to say...
unhappyhipsters: Needless to say, Karl’s first impression of life outside the womb was a bit disappointing. (Photo: Lara Tunbjork; The New York Times)
Medical Complex in Soba, Sudan →
Shipping containers are all the rage in architecture now but - yes. In that environment, in that country at that budget for that purpose. Brilliant. (via: NoticiasArquitectura)
If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle...
W. C. Fields Crap. Don’t go by this.
Why Nicolai Ouroussoff Is Not Good Enough
”Should Ouroussoff turn out to be the last architecture critic, that makes it even more imperative to say: He is not good enough. He is not winning hearts or minds. He is not making a case for keeping the breed.” > read article (via: Architect)
A Kid of an Older One
I just moved from stashpocket.wordpress.com to here. I am new here, I like it here. I don’t think I can get as many hits here than I do on Wordpress but this works better for me. Also I used to talk a lot about architecture and design. I will probably do that seldom here because [personal blah blah] and I feel like changing the subject when I talk about architecture. Perhaps I’ll post...
The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes ‘Awww!’ Jack Kerouac
My Next Life by Woody Allen
In my next life I want to live my life backwards. You start out dead and get that out of the way. Then you wake up in an old people’s home feeling better every day. You get kicked out for being too healthy, go collect your pension, and then when you start work, you get a gold watch and a party on your first day. You work for 40 years until you’re young enough to enjoy your...
In the Event of a Water Landing →
Stop looking at yourself as a designer and start thinking of yourself as a deliverer of ideas. - Ståle Melvær
Me: “Ok, we’ve pushed the site live.” Client: “Why isn’t the site #1 on Google yet?” Me: “We just pushed it live five minutes ago.” Client: “Optimize the fireball.” Me: “I’m sorry? Do you mean the firewall?” Client: “I need more hits NOW, so I need you to optimize the fireball. I know what I’m talking about!” Me: “We’ll get right on it.” (via: clientsfromhell)
Google before you Tweet →
Paul Simon - Me and Julio Down by the School Yard ...
Tibet and Western Romanticism →
A good read about how Tibet is seen by Westerners.
our souls are not hungry for fame, comfort, wealth, or power. our souls are...– Harold Kushner (via Becoming Minimalist) (via zenhabits) (via mnmal)