Billie Jean on beer bottles

I tried to get Cristy interested in starting a bottle orchestra with me, but she would have nothing to do with it.

John Joe Gordon


What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets

A qat merchant in Yemen eats 3,300 calories on a typical day  Read more:

Another fascinating book of photography by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio, this time illustrating what individual people around the globe might eat on a typical day, including calorie counts.

More samples from the book.

Buy the book here.

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The Record Collector

"The real reason for listening to vinyl is because listening to vinyl makes you better than people who don't listen to vinyl."


Bearded man mask

Deer mask

Bat mask

Bat mask


In case you have the winter blues or are feeling a bit blah, here are some winter animals for you.

Fox in snow

Snowy owl
Photo by Ian Plant


More winter animals here and here


Squirrel sculpture

Dog mask (Pablo)