Sunday, September 30, 2018

Doodles from Olivia Jaimes's talk at CXC

"Border agent to pay $220K for Tucson-area wildfire sparked at gender-reveal party"

Nearly 800 firefighters from various agencies battled the Sawmill Fire for about a week in April 2017, at a cost of about $8.2 million.

The wildfire began when [he] shot a target that contained Tannerite, an explosive substance designed to detonate when shot by a high-velocity firearm


The explosive target was part of a celebration of his wife’s pregnancy and contained colored powder to show the gender of their baby

"Cary Fukunaga Doesn't Mind Taking Notes from Netflix's Algorithm"

"Because Netflix is a data company, they know exactly how their viewers watch things," Fukunaga says. "So they can look at something you're writing and say, We know based on our data that if you do this, we will lose this many viewers. So it's a different kind of note-giving. It's not like, Let's discuss this and maybe I'm gonna win. The algorithm's argument is gonna win at the end of the day. So the question is do we want to make a creative decision at the risk of losing people."

Wargaming miniatures roundup

Ex Chapter Master of the Fire Hawks, Stibor Lazaerek currently of the Legion of the Damned is complete. Collaboration with Asjarra Minichars. I must say the final product has really come alive and I’m overall pretty happy with the finished result. Really feels like he’s blazing away there. It’s always good when a hard fought paint job feels good when it’s finished because daaaamn is flame and fire tricky and time consuming to paint. Thanks Jarra for the opportunity to be involved in the project and providing concise and excellent feedback to help bring the product to life. #paintingminiatures #warhammer40k #warhammer #paintingwarhammer #legionofthedamned #miniaturepainting #paintingminis #fire #deathcompany #bloodangels #darkimperium #spacemarine #welovebrushstrokes #gamesworkshop #miniatures
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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Quantum reality masks

Pigeon of Doom; Gary Oldman was the coachman; Wait, it's a nesting doll?

Dog wants its medicine; Seal attacks kayaker with octopus; Tiny owl loves attention

"It appears Chip Kelly had his team do calisthenics in the middle of a game"

"That seems to be the UCLA football team, coached by former Innovative Wunderkind Genius Chip Kelly, sort of gallop skipping around in a circle in the middle of a football game."

Wargaming miniatures roundup