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  • The Golden Road to Samarkand

    I heard about this poem play today by James Elroy Flecker and was delighted to read this. It strikes a chord with me. SCENE II At the Gate of the Moon, Bagdad. Blazing moonlight. MERCHANTS, CAMEL-DRIVERS and their beasts, PILGRIMS, JEWS, WOMEN, all manner of people. By the barred gate stands the WATCHMAN with a great key. […]

  • Many names of Sugar

    All of these are names for refined sugar: high fructose corn syrup, dried cane syrup, invert sugar, molasses, sucrose (and any word ending in “ose”), brown rice syrup, honey, maple syrup, cane juice, beet sugar, brown sugar, and corn syrup. I don’t think that this list is comprehensive. Did people name these products to deliberately […]

  • Video: VFX breakdown of Attraction

    Visual Effects breakdown on Russian SciFi movie “Attraction”. This blows my mind. I want to see this movie now. Looks so great.

  • Sock Bankruptcy

    Its time to let my “one socks” go. Accept that their partners are lost.