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I get annoyed by artists who take themselves a little bit too seriously.

Need some vaguely disturbing furniture, sculpture, paintings or miscellaneous? William Robins, aka Elmer Presslee has your back. Visit his drive through exhibition.
posted to MetaFilter by Kid Charlemagne at 11:56 PM on November 21, 2013 (5 comments)

We are simply passing through history....

"It’s not often that one finds buried treasure, but that’s exactly what happened in Wayland High School’s History Building as we prepared to move to a new campus. Amidst the dusty collection of maps featuring the defunct USSR, decades-old textbooks describing how Negroes are seeking equality, and film strips pieced together with brittle scotch tape, was a gray plastic Samsonite briefcase, circa 1975."
posted to MetaFilter by Kid Charlemagne at 5:25 PM on September 4, 2013 (40 comments)

Hmmmm, Only $50,000....

With the current hard times a lot of organizations are looking for alternative funding sources. This is almost exactly not like that.
posted to MetaFilter by Kid Charlemagne at 10:30 AM on March 19, 2013 (48 comments)

You'd think this stuff was made of dead trees or something

If you've ever had a door or drawer that sticks during some parts of the year but not others, you have received a practical lesson in seasonal wood movement due to humidity. As the humidity changes, so do the dimensions of a piece of wood - sometimes to the breaking point.
posted to MetaFilter by Kid Charlemagne at 1:01 PM on January 15, 2013 (23 comments)

I'll see your model space ship and raise you....

In a sea of plastic USS Enterprise and Millennium Falcon model kits, models of the Doctor's TARDIS tend to be paper craft, DIY affairs or Cookie Jars, and imperfectly reflect some of the craft's more notable attributes. Until now.
posted to MetaFilter by Kid Charlemagne at 1:49 AM on December 26, 2012 (21 comments)

DIY Biotech

Worried about the state of biodiversity? Why not make some of your own? Moore’s law is all over biotechnology right now. Can the hackers be far behind? MIT's Drew Endy doesn’t think so. Ready to get started? You might already have some of the tools that you will need. Plans for others are available on the web. All you need now are some parts.
posted to MetaFilter by Kid Charlemagne at 7:05 AM on February 11, 2008 (12 comments)

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