Monday, July 17, 2017

By the Moons of Jupiter

Future cosmonauts explore Europa, moon of Jupiter, in 1950 Soviet space art by Nikolai Kolchitsky (Н. Кольчицкого).

From @HumanoidHistory, via Talk Cosmic to Me.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Make Inishturk Great Again

I guess Inishturk can be expecting some new arrivals any day now.

Endearing (not to mention prescient) short from MEL Films.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Racing is religion

Images from the Koers is Religie ('Racing is Religion') exhibit in the (deconsecrated) Paterskerk in Roeselare, Flanders.

El T can personally testify to this fervour; Eddy Merckx has a metro station named after him in Brussels, which is must be a bit weird for him, given as how he is still very much alive...

Images from Rouleur magazine.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Cycling and tattoos don't mix

I'm judging your crappy tattoo, Pippo Pozzato

Andreas Klöden's gammy Devil

wtf, Sylvain?

And our own Tom Boonen

Cyclists & tattoos: not even once.

As seen on VeloBeats.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015


Never ones to do anything by half when it comes to urban planning, officials in China aim to link Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei into a megalopolis of 130 million people.

Via The New York Times

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

L'enfer du nord, as viewed from the broom wagon

Ayolt Kloosterboer's film of the 2013 Paris-Roubaix, from the perspective of the dreaded broom wagon.


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Adieu - Guy Laramée

Guy Laramée carved is mountaineous landscape 'Adieu' from an Encyclopedia Britannica set.

Pictures from Colossal, via Saatchi Gallery Twitter.

Monday, November 18, 2013


The MAVEN spacecraft before its launch today.

Image from NASA HQ, via @pourmecoffee