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bookofjoe
'World's most popular blogging anesthesiologist'
Interests: music, food, history, running, art, design, solitude, edges, space, origins, comfort, movies, books, philosophy, football, architecture, silence, quantum, boundaries, time, future, intensity
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Acrylic 32" x 36" Fabric-finished edges White or Black: $78. Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at bookofjoe
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It's lonely, outer space. Wait a sec — what's that music I'm hearing? [via the New York Times] Continue reading
Posted yesterday at bookofjoe
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50 sheets. $10.24. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at bookofjoe
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You can see it today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. From USA Today: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• The superhero's ride, inspired by Batman's vehicle in the upcoming "LEGO Batman Movie" is on display through January 22. The 17-foot-long, 9-foot-wide,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at bookofjoe
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Cheap at twice the price should you wake up in the 2017 rendition of Chernobyl. $150. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at bookofjoe
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From faithistorment: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Azerbaijan-based conceptual artist Faig Ahmed utilizes traditional decorative craft and the visual language of carpets in contemporary sculptural works of art. He experiments with traditional materials and colors, such as the rug weavings of Azerbaijan or Indian... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at bookofjoe
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What took so long? From the website: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Perfect for keeping those takeaway cups of coffee or tea warm during the winter. The semi-transparent cup can be attached to a USB-enabled device to power its heating function. Use it in... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at bookofjoe
Beautiful swimmers. Back story here. Even more here. More is never enough. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at bookofjoe
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Living in the basement? Your ship aka light just came in. From the website: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• • Just like the rising sun, the red-to-yellow dawn simulation helps you wake up naturally • Bedside light dims automatically when room gets dark •... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at bookofjoe
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From the Economist: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A cardboard centrifuge separates blood cells from plasma String-driven thing Take a cardboard disc and punch two holes in it, on either side of its center. Thread a piece of string through each hole. Now, pull... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at bookofjoe
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From the website: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• The flamenco dancer gets a new dress every time you change the towel. Attaches to any smooth surface with included double-sided adhesive. Can be wall-mounted with nail or screw. 9.44'' x 4.92" x 0.6". Black-painted metal.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at bookofjoe
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Res ipsa loquitur. $13.99. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at bookofjoe
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Barcelona-based Xavi Bou snaps hundreds of photos of birds in flight and stitches them together in Photoshop, compressing several seconds of movement into one frame. He call the results — exemplars above and below — "Ornitographies."* Somewhere Brancusi is smiling.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at bookofjoe
Posted 7 days ago at bookofjoe
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Use the GLEAMoscope to view the GLEAM survey and the sky at wavelengths other than our visible range. From the New York Times: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• This is the real Technicolor sky. Imagine if you could put on radio goggles to see... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at bookofjoe
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Chris Ziegler bought one and thought it well worth what he paid for it, $399,900.01 less than what it cost IRL in 1987 when it was unveiled. You can too. $99.99. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at bookofjoe
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Based on Number 1A, painted in 1948. 13.25" x 20.25". $24. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at bookofjoe
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From Atlas Obscura: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Budapest's Timewheel (Időkerék in Hungarian) could be the world's largest hourglass, taking an entire year to completely empty. Literally a giant wheel designed to mark time, the public installation was built in 2004 to commemorate Hungary's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at bookofjoe
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From the website: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• As of 2014, only 132 out of over 61,000 documented meteorites analyzed have been positively identified as being Martian in origin. That's just 0.22%. Pretty rare indeed. But just think of what had to happen for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at bookofjoe
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There's always something. [via my Crack®© Pittsburgh Correspondent — yo Yinz!] Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at bookofjoe
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Finally. From Slate: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A forthcoming "smart" hairbrush, tricked out with a microphone and gyroscope, seems designed to solve a problem that doesn't exist. This week at CES 2017, luxury hair-care line Kérastase and electronics company Withings announced plans to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at bookofjoe
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It's in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. From Atlas Obscura: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Located in the mild-mannered city of Paul's Valley, Oklahoma, the Toy and Action Figure Museum celebrates the bright, wild world of action figures with a cacophonous collection of plastic characters. The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2017 at bookofjoe
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• Rubber stamp mounted on foam-padded maple • Hand made to order • Cotton carrying case • 5" wide $29. Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2017 at bookofjoe