Archive for February, 2009

Jason Scott Musson

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Here’s some images from the Last drop coffee shop in Philadelphia, (atypical of Jasons Work)

(Via Wrong Distance)

Beautiful Radioactive Ghosts

Friday, February 6th, 2009

Turns out, I do like her when she’s angry…

Lego News

Friday, February 6th, 2009

”What, already?” chanted the feral hoards…

Well, its been snowy…

(by RogueBantha)

Christoph Niemann has been thinking about New York…

(NY Times and everywhere else on the web)

and Monster Brick has been pondering Death by Lego…

That is all.

The Seed

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

John Kelly has brought together my loves of papercraft and stopframe animation, in this charming short…

(Via Gear)

Alzheimer’s Breakthrough

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

If Terry Pratchett has got you pondering this devastating disease, then you may be reassured by this paper published in PNAS a few days ago… which highlights the role of insulin to halt the neurological degeneration.

Although the brain once was considered insulin insensitive, it
is now known that central nervous system insulin signaling is important for many
aspects of neuronal function, including plasticity and memory formation.

The team showed that Rosiglitazone (an insulin sensitising drug), potentiates the ability of insulin to protect synapses against ADDLs (Amyloid beta derived diffusible ligands) which are potent central nervous system neurotoxins.

It basically opens up a huge avenue of treatment for this dehumanising degenerative disease, excellent work.

Bit trip Beat Vid

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Last month I mentioned the slice of nostalgia that is Bit.trip Beat…
Here’s a vid… it looks hard.

(Via BBPS)

You didn’t see Mii, Right?

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Police in Kanagawa, Japan, have used the Mii creator to produce this photo-fit for a man wanted in connection with a hit and run… not so family friendly now eh Nintendo?

(Via DannyChoo)