Friday Evening Linkstew

 http://www.shorpy.com/files/images/SHORPY_04107u1.jpgAnne Anderson in Whirlpool ‘Miracle Kitchen of the Future’ exhibit“,
in which the USA rubbed Moscow’s nose in how good we didn’t have it yet! Take that, you Roomba-come-latelies!

‘Dad, are there boy engineers too?’ MIT alumna Limor Fried has become a pioneer of the ‘maker movement’. All hail Lady AdaFruit!

Another “accidental” child shooting death shows that child shooting deaths are NOT accidental!

During the time of the Pharaohs, the gods were believed to have bones made of iron. Because meteorites, that’s why.

Cue up the “Ludovico Technique” and launch that Kickstarter, baby! A leading neurologist said this week that science may be able to cure religious fundamentalism. “I am not just talking about the obvious candidates like radical Islam or some of the more extreme cults,” she explained. “I am talking about things like the belief that it is OK to beat your children. These beliefs are very harmful but are not normally categorized as mental illness.”

Hot Iranian Parkour chics. Does that phrase even parse?

coloured enema

A look at Brian Stross and Justin Kerr’s 1990 exploratory article ‘Notes on the Mayan Vision Quest by Enema’. No, you can’t un-see it now, sorry.

Yet another retrovision of the fyoocher: Love/hate the Steam-powered YouTube interface.

Tattoos from Hell: the only solution is amputation, in which flesh (and aesthetic sensibilities) are mortified.

RIP Al Fritz, inventor of the Schwinn Sting-Ray (the best bike ever).

Why, yes, that is Liberace. Why do you ask? Fringes of the Future: Futurism and the New Pseudo-Religion

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