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Feb 26, 2009 at 06:24 PM | Permalink
In memory of Kelly Groucutt, bass player for ELO, one of my favorite bands.
Feb 21, 2009 at 07:11 PM | Permalink
Check out the video of this Mouse following a long series of steps to get to its goal. I think the best part is how nonchalantly it walks the tightrope!
Feb 19, 2009 at 03:00 AM | Permalink
I was walking down Union Street this evening when I met a beggar with some pets arranged in a very unusual manner. His dog was carrying a cat, which in turn was carrying a mouse! The pets seemed quite comfortable with the arrangement.
Here's the beggar and his pet pyramid:
Here's a close-up of the pets:
Feb 04, 2009 at 01:16 AM | Permalink
Destiny is my science fiction movie about the future of humanity. It's an epic, similar in breadth and scope to 2001: A Space Odyssey.
To see the 18 minute video, click on the graphic below.