“Three Cubes Colliding” # very cool Kite

The Joy of Books – YouTube

via The Joy of Books – YouTube.

Will Someone Please Explain What’s Wrong With The Hammersmith Flyover? | Londonist

Fabulous, geeky read… update: and the problem may be salt and grit

The next question is, how unsafe is the Hammersmith Flyover and will it ever re-open fully? Again, without evidence, definitive answers are impossible at this stage, but the notion that the structure could collapse any minute seems a little far-fetched.

via Will Someone Please Explain What’s Wrong With The Hammersmith Flyover? | Londonist.

Itinéraires de train à grande vitesse de la France

I’ve done some of this, and in some ways like the others, and like the original tube maps, it makes you want to explore by flattening the distances…

Itinéraires de train à grande vitesse de la France

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International (European) E-Road Network Diagram

International E-Road Network Diagram

U.S. Interstates & Highways as a Tube Map

U.S. Routes as a Subway Map

Art With Salt – Assassins Creed – YouTube

This is actually rather cool…

Art With Salt – Assassins Creed – YouTube.

National Portrait Gallery. Judi Dench Portrait. Must see.

It’s been there a while (2005?) but if you haven’t seen it close-up* you are missing something special; the only other person entitled to adopt that pose is Morgan Freeman, and if ever anyone in Hollywood is looking to cast God as a woman, the portrait of Dench nails it…

*jpeg does not do it justice.

Do not taunt the frog…

It’s been blogged everywhere, but just in case you missed it:

http://youtu.be/WlEzvdlYRes