for a ‘different’ kind of keyboard. 500 years later someone built one.
A bizarre instrument combining a piano and cello has finally been played to an audience more than 500 years after it was dreamt up Leonardo da Vinci.
Da Vinci, the Italian Renaissance genius who painted the Mona Lisa, invented the ‘‘viola organista’’ – which looks like a baby grand piano – but never built it
Penrose Tiling- you want to zoom these!
Original link via GoodShit.
Follow his link for a morning mind-blower, or Bing “penrose tiles” for even more. Now I need a large room to tile…
Starfish Hitler. 3:12 of pure awesome via Lileks
Truly great cinema has no language barrier
(actually stolen from Ms. Sweasal, whom you should be reading)
Thunderstruck on flaming bagpipes
Turn it up!!!
If you didn’t think Commander Chris Hadfield of the ISS was something very, very special, you will now…
Prepare to have your mind blown: