Music of the Spheres

Two music boxes based on space, one using the galaxy spinning round Polaris and another using our solar system spinning round the sun (minus the Kuiper and asteroid belts, someone should make one just of those). Try playing them at the same time!

PS. On the subject of randomness in music I like the first 15 seconds of this video where a man transcribed the position of birds to music:

PPS. I was going to post Aphex Twin's video for Nannou but found this instead:

I just ordered my own modifiable music box here.

PPPS. Here's the original schematic for E.T.'s communicator:

The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of

This blows away all my little regrets over shows I missed at SXSW with one giant regret:

Of course those three guys have hung out before:

Side note: Bill Murray has been green-lit to play the part of Terry Flanagan in the upcoming biopic of my life.

Urban Farming

Trevor just sent me this video. I loved how down to earth and pragmatic she is about everything:

What's In My Bag?

Just discovered Amoeba's What's In My Bag series via Boing Boing. I wish I had more friends I could talk to about record shopping:

I'm So Happy this Webpage Exists

I am geeking the fuck out right now. I just stumbled upon Philip R. "Pib" Burn's collection of Cryptozoological and Meteorite Stamps! This guy is amazing! The following two posts are image dumps of my favorites (note: I was in the stamp club in 4th grade):

Cryptid Stamps

Meteor Stamps