Cory Doctorow at 7:36 am Wed, Feb 15, 2012
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Takanori Aiba's bonsai and epoxy fancies are beautiful, gnarly fairylands, full of whimsy and perfectly weird.
(Image: "Bonsai-B" and "Hôtel de Michelin" by TAKANORI AIBA, copyright TOKYO GOOD IDEA Development Institute Co, Ltd, used with permission)
Whoa. That is an amazing bonsai.
Woe that I’m not a wee 5 cm tall to explore this tree-world.
i’m skeptical that the bonsai might include epoxy. maybe a multi-generational project? :)
Cayce Pollard averts gaze.
His bio has the best job description ever for his first gig: “Freelance Maze Illustrator”.
I remember bringing up the idea of creating 28mm-scale terrain using bonsai and my friends telling me it wouldn’t be possible. This has inspired me (and I can use it as a guide).
The treehouse reminds me of the one in Swiss Family Robinson.
I wonder if cork trees can be bonsai-cultivated and then shaped into chinese cork shadow boxes…
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Boontdustie sez, "Topeka, Kansas craigslist - A man built entire 'Cowboy Town' in backyard and is now looking to sell it all for $20,000.
Here's a long-lost 1937 report on police corruption in San Francisco:
In 1935, the citizens of the city of San Francisco were indignant when tales of police officers having amassed huge fortunes through payoffs, graft and bribery came to light.
Mark Frauenfelder at 7:00 am Wed, Feb 15, 2012
Cory Doctorow at 2:50 am Wed, Feb 15, 2012
Cory Doctorow at 12:46 am Wed, Feb 15, 2012