Saturday, May 25, 2013

The Nova Pods

We all come from star stuff, according to astrophysicists. I may assume, then, that at least one of the particles of my inner left elbow was once part of a distant sun.

Equally impressive, as vast and complex as the universe is, its entirety is comprised of a limited set of elements. Science intervenes at times, directing those building blocks of matter to become this or that.  Sometimes the cosmos spits out a platypus on its own.

What the bleep is the thing in this picture? What series of un/natural molecular events unfolded to result in such foreboding weirdness?

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Saturday, May 18, 2013

Goth Fitness

The gym has a way of exposing people, of undressing their ego. Take any aspiring badass, put him in sweatpants on a StairMaster at the Y, and he's instantly neutralized. 

Picture Ving Rhames or Glenn Danzig doing Pilates.

Posturing in vain.

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Saturday, May 11, 2013

The Lackman Twins

Sometimes fiction is stranger than truth.

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Saturday, May 4, 2013

Romancing Fallopia

Valentine's Day at the microscopic level.

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