Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Man, You Broads Sure Put Up With A Lot Of Shit Back In The Day

But its a RECORD. How can you learn to belly dance just by HEARING the music of the Belly Dance? Don't you kinda have to see the MOVES as well? "I hope it comes with a photobook that shows the numbered moves clearly or how can I perform them because I want to do well for my husband and HIS FRIENDS. Which was my dream of course when I got married". WOW. 
This was poorly marketed by Sonny Lester, his Orchestra, and one freaked out chorus. Can you just imagine that first meeting after Palm Sunday? I understand there were suicides. This is why that craze for the Belly Dance died in North America and we are a richer place for it's demise.
Ah who the hell am I kidding. Chills some beers baby and shave your legs. I'm having the boys over and you are going to perform for them while we are watching the game. And make some sammiches.

Tuesdays From The Toybox Image Blizzard

One day late but it's a feature much beloved in certain indigenous cultures new to technology.



I Don't Trust This Guy One Bit



What Is The View From Your Desk?


Emmy Bait - Mr Bookman

Sorry, It Seems I Found The Seinfeld Page On The You Tubes

You've heard of the You Tubes. The kids all rave about it.

New To The Collection Of Cool

I am so pleased to have a new version of my beloved DOOM in my collection. It also seems to be a week for the Ghost Rider as my Marvel Select Version made it's appearance this week. I like the original Johnny Blaze colors but where is the motorcycle? I would have preferred that to the hands of hell base. If they are starting to make famous cover versions of these Marvel Select figures they should have waited and made a replica of this famous cover.

There Must Always Be A Cave Of Cool - Even In Antarctica

I have always had a dream of living in Antarctica. The desolation of the far North or South is beautiful to me. I taught many years in the Canadian North but I would love to find a position doing anything at one of these Antarctic research stations. The adventure would be amazing until, of course, the scientists recover an alien spaceship trapped in the ice and everyone has to fight for survival against 'The Thing' or one of his relatives.


This station, scheduled to open in April 2014, is still under construction, to be occupied and managed by the Korea Polar Research Institute. The design 1) is meant to aerodynamically fend off polar winds, and 2) looks nutso, in a great way. Do you know that flying-saucer carnival ride that spins and sticks you to the wall? Sorta looks like that, with wings. It'll be big, too, able to comfortably hold as many as 60 researchers at a time.

This one actually almost looks like a multi-million Pacific coast beach house. Except, you know, with snow instead of surf out the window. India's Bharati Research Center (the country's third Antarctic station) is made from 136 prefab containers, but you wouldn't know from looking. The station's designed to keep a minimal carbon footprint and is wrapped in an aluminum case to protect against wind and cold.

The Princess Elisabeth Research Station, built in 2009, is notable for being crazy green: it's the first zero-emissions Antarctic research station, running solely on wind and solar power. Plus, through the miracle of passive architecture--designing to take advantage of the environment to minimize heat loss--it doesn't require any internal heating.

Yep. No heating. In Antarctica.


We've covered the Seussian Halley VI station before, and out of the research stations listed here, it's probably the most well-tested: the first in the line of Halley stations is from the late 1950s, and VI opened up in February. This variation has hydraulic legs (it can ski!) and houses up to 52 researchers.

The Iceberg Living Station is still a purely speculative design from Denmark's MAP Architects, but it's well worth mentioning. Basically, it's a gigantic igloo: an iceberg gets hollowed out and everything necessary for research (including people) is placed inside. But won't that melt? you ask. Yes, which is the idea: after seven to 10 years, it'll be gone, and the researchers won't have to worry about removing the discontinued research center, as is usually the case.

The Characters Of New Hope

Does anyone know who did these?
Will I see what I REALLY want to see in Episode 7 - Chewbacca swinging through the trees with a baby pouch around him carrying the Solo twins. Is that too much to ask for. I give so much in return.
Thanks to Brother Erik for solving the mystery. I just wish some artists made their name clear so that if I like their stuff I can search for more.

At First This May Appear Brilliant

But what if he messes up their hand/eye co-ordination for life? Because if that happens then the only kids they will know will be the ones that also take the little bus to school. I know. I have been to the government and seen the reports.


"That's GOLD Jerry...GOLD"


This Just About Says It All For Me


Ah, Sweet Revenge - Best Served Cold