Monday, June 29, 2015

Coercion

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"Hey Karl. Endorse Rick Perry for president."

"Fuck you. I'm not endorsing Rick Perry. He doesn't bring enough Florida to the political game."

"Come on. Endorse Rick Perry."

"Hell no."

"Karl, endorse Rick Perry or we are going to force you to ride the Tourbillon."

"Ride the WHAT?"

"This:"




"Oh dear God. OK, I firmly endorse Rick Perry for president and emperor and king of everything please please please do not make me ride that.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Ouch

From The Economist: The latest American mass killing

"Those who live in America, or visit it, might do best to regard (mass killings) the way one regards air pollution in China: an endemic local health hazard which, for deep-rooted cultural, social, economic and political reasons, the country is incapable of addressing. This may, however, be a bit unfair. China seems to be making progress on pollution."

Demonizing Political Opponents

Someone is doing it very wrong.


Thursday, June 11, 2015

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Accolades

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Daan Park Station in Taipei wins excellent infrastructure award

I'm not usually the kind of guy who gets excited at a well-designed public transport node, but the first time I passed through Da-an Park station, I had to stop and take a picture.



If you are going to have an award for "excellent infrastructure," then this place certainly deserves it.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

All about keen greenscreening

Because the world needs more composite videos like this.


Every week...

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...it seems like either the Discovery Channel or Animal Planet has a new TV show, which will be some variation of 'rednecks doing stupid shit in the woods.'

Quite frankly, these shows are starting to make me kind of homesick.