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August 2010

My greatest journey yet

Today at 08:44 (CET) exactly, I have begun my greatest and most epic journey yet: Fatherhood. I hope I will be able to bring my son up to be a gentleman and a renaissance man. There are so many things spinning in my mind right now, all these little ideas, …

LZ 10 Schwaben

Since my current place of residence, Augsburg, is situated in the region of Swabia, German: Schwaben, so it is only good and proper I do a little article on LZ 10 Schwaben, the first Zeppelin in commercial use: LZ 10 Schwaben was not only the first commercially used Zeppelin, it …

The Art of Jessica van Hulle

This blog is a little virtual biotope of its own. There are things going on I did not expect when I started two years ago and who knows where this will all lead to in the end… Ever since I installed the Tweet-meme button, I started looking at the people …

News from Lightning in the Bottle

I just wanted to pass the following message from the Lightning in the Bottle Team on: BTS – Lightning In The Bottle – Our sincerest Thanks from Drew Hall on Vimeo. There’s also an article on their blog. You should check it out, I guess. *Beam*

Tesla Gun and Halitosis

Commuting to work every morning holds some terrors I have thus far not reckoned with. Well, it is the time of the summer holidays in Germany now, so the train is actually quite empty in the morning and I can pretty much sit by myself. However, the people at Deutsche …

Happy Birthday Mister Armstrong

Neil Armstrong, forever remembered as The First Man on the Moon, has graced this planet with his presence for the last 80 years now. Happy birthday, I am sure it will be a very special day for you, Sir.

Mythos Musical Equipment

The following photo appeared on the Ætherweb quite a while ago. Rumor has i it was first twittered by Neil Gaiman. Could be… I guess he has ways to access the darker corners of the cosmos. In any case, I guess this, errh.. Cthulele? proves that the dancers and players …

Steampunk Tour d'Eiffel Mechs

While looking for something completely different, I came across the website of Martin Langford. His work is heavily influenced by topics like environmentalism, consumerism and similar topics. What struck me are the esthetics behind the art. It all looks very much like sentient Steampunk technology gone haywire and berzerk. Just …