Weekend Linkages: The Birds Have Eyes

Spotted in East Hollywood: security cameras in a bird house.

Antique Pattern Library

Make a Spin Dryer From a Discarded Washing Machine Drum, an Abandoned Bicycle and a Pallet

Synergizing the Beauty of Mathematics and Art

A giant pumpkin timelapse

Benibeca, Menorca is one fine looking town

Census: No great migration occurred during COVID-19 pandemic

The truth about bitocoin

Dear Joe: The Electric Hummer is Not the Future

Why Sharrows Are Bullshit

The a podcast about the downfall of LA city coucilman Jose Huizar

Archbishop lets down flock

The internet is magic sometimes

Weekend Linkages: Fall Fig Leaf

Homemade Harissa Sauce

Fascine Mattresses: Basketry Gone Wild

A timeline of Food (via Recomendo newsletter)

Saturday afternoon Ikea trip simulator

Just in case you need a centaur costume

Art, Hoax, and Provocation

The quiet, monochromatic urban landscapes of Russian painter Vladimir Shinkarev

In dystopia news . . .

Against artsploitation

That strange 1990s swing revival thing

An interactive world music map (via Recomendo newsletter)

Saturday Linkages: Soon There’ll Be Thunder

Our late dog Spike on the Bonneville Salt Flats October 2001.

The hidden climate costs of America’s free parking spaces

Biden’s $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Hastens Beacons For Bicyclists And Pedestrians Enabling Detection By Connected Cars [editor’s note: I’m not happy about this idea]

The Real Reason Facebook Changed Its Name

‘Wondrous and amazing’: female California condors can reproduce without males

Edith Wharton’s Hauntology

Want to build some brick projects for your garden? This is a great YouTube channel on brick laying

Music break: some trippy music from 1969

Weekend Linkages: Historic Rain

The truth about California’s annual termite swarms

Can’t confirm this but some people might be eating monkey chow

Man Obsessed With ’90s Lives In Time Capsule And Uses Outdated Technology

Way beyond my abilities but this lip syncing project made me laugh

How to Build a Low-tech Solar Panel

Friend of the blog Jenn Berger has an art show up

I saw a good cat this weekend

Stay safe California friends