Slightly screwball roundup
Post #822 • June 30, 2006, 8:32 AM • 37 Comments
Ivory Coast 419 scammer tries to prey on the wrong guy, like, absolutely the wrong guy, and ends up carving an accurate replica of a Commodore 64 out of wood for him. Really. It all ends badly, though - hamsters get involved. (Reddit)
Project Gutenberg offers the Leonardo notebooks for free download. Leo, I think, would be stoked. Actually, if he was still around, he probably would have hand-coded the backend. In Haskell. (Reddit) Leonardo drawing gallery via Digg.
"One Ohio tattooist used a homemade tattoo gun made from a computer ink-jet cartridge and guitar strings, [Mysheika LeMaile-Williams, a CDC infectious disease investigator] said." Hilarity (read: incurable infection) ensues.
General policy chez Artblog.net lately has been more about the art, less about the art world. I figure Tyler, who trained as a journalist and actually gives a bag of beans about museum staff turnover and whatnot, can take care of it for me. But look what it all gets you. (ModKix)
Department of Skills: Canadian diabolists. Suicides, duicides, stalls, trapezes, whips, the whole beautiful arsenal.