Scott Morse sent me a copy THE ANCIENT BOOK OF SEX AND SCIENCE, but I've been too busy scooping my brain off the floor for the last 45 minutes to write about it.
This collection of mid-century styled paintings and other works of art by four obscenely talented Pixar animation designers -- Nate Wragg, Scott Morse, Lou Romano, and Don Shank -- hearkens back to the days of the Golden science books (Like Biology, Mathematics, and Chemistry Experiments), and the How and Why Wonder Books, but the theme this time is sex and robots, sex and aliens, and sex and math. (It's not really explicit -- most of the images are G-rated, and a couple are PG-13.)
Their previous art book, THE ANCIENT BOOK OF MYTH AND WAR, is sold out, and I'm sure this one will sell out even more quickly.
THE ANCIENT BOOK OF SEX AND SCIENCE
This stand stops my spool of kitchen twine from rolling off the counter. Years ago I bought a loose spool of kitchen twine. My cat constantly knocks it off the counter. I finally finished that spool, and replaced it with this spool on a stand! Seriously a spool of thread lasts so long that I […]
During a concert, this June, someone at Berkeley, CA’s Greek Theater called out “FREE BIRD!” Naturally, rock and roll legend Bob Dylan obliged.
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Even though credit cards now feature an EMV chip for securing transactions, they still have to include the magnetic strip for compatibility with older point of sale systems. Because of this, there’s no way for the chip’s new security capabilities to protect against card skimmers in the wild.How do you protect yourself from legacy-technology-induced fraud? […]
As the old saying goes, “You should sit in meditation for 30 minutes every day. Unless you are too busy, in which case you should meditate for an hour.” Since most of us have an endless list of things to do and people to see, carving out quiet time can feel impossible, especially when most […]