Author Archives: Stan Flouride

About Stan Flouride

THIS BLOG IS ALWAYS AD-FREE I make stuff and do things.

“We’re running like a fine-tuned machine.” ~Drumpf

Yeah, just like these equally fine-tuned machines: Compiled by YouTube user 4feitDgam3 (Forfeit The Game)  

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DO Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

It’s an interesting question, famously posed by the great Philip K Dick. But despite a novel and a movie it is not easily answered. And certainly not with a circle of leather and a web of woven string. Capturing modern dreams calls for … Continue reading

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“I Hate Love!” by Stanley Kubrick, 1950

  Kubrick’s 1950 still of a young woman, with her back to the camera, holding a lipstick with which she has written “I HATE LOVE” on a white fence. If captured on the wing, would it be more of a … Continue reading

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Spinal Tap Reunites… To Take Movie Distributor To Court Over $400M – Consumerist

Despite This is Spinal Tap‘s decades of success, Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Rob Reiner contend in their lawsuit, film distributor Vivendi said the four creators’ share of total worldwide merchandising income between 1984 and 2013 was just $81.00. And between … Continue reading

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For Sale: Thai Temple Oil Lantern

I bought this beautiful oil lantern in Thailand many years ago and have never used it. I believe it is designed for outside use (inside it would create soot and CO). I’ve used a flickering LED pumpkin light in it … Continue reading

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My 60″ (1.5m) tall cactus

This was 6″ (15cm) tall when l bought it about 15 years ago. I have no idea why it has done so well or how much taller it might get. Or what I’ll do when it reaches the ceiling.

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What Geology Has to Say About Building a 1,000-Mile Wall on the Mexican Border

Much of the resistance to Drumpf’s edicts comes not from the media, or Democrats, or the millions of people who voted against him, it comes from science. You know, actual facts, not ‘alternative’ (i.e. made up) facts. Many of the … Continue reading

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Wire Cutters (Animated Short)

It took student Jack Anderson about 2000 hours to create this wonderful short science fiction film. WIRE CUTTERS STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE US STUDENT BAFTA NOMINEE VIMEO BEST OF THE MONTH SCREENED AT: Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Ottawa Film … Continue reading

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Awesome .gif’s of Old B&W Photos Transitioned to Color

  Watching the transition of these vintage images from B&W to color brings them alive. Source: Dynamichrome by Jordan Lloyd “The craft of adding color to black and white photographs has been around as long as the medium of photography. … Continue reading

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Rare Tribal and Asian Art at the 2017 San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show

The 2017 San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show opens at Fort Mason Center on February 9 with a wondrous assortment of art from a variety of indigenous sources. Says John Strusinski, who founded Los Angeles-based Primary Source 28 year … Continue reading

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