What he said. (Stop SOPA and PIPA.)

I can’t say it better than Clay Shirky,  so I won’t even try.  Everybody who uses the internet should watch this.

The discussion on TED is good too.

Now let’s all rise up and crush our corporate media oppressors.

Guess what this is?

Interesting orange and brown abstract patterns

Solve the mystery

Artists look everywhere and anywhere to find inspiration for paintings.  Today, with the help of a friend, I found this.

There are striking abstract patterns of color in this mysterious object.  Can you guess what it is?

If you think you know, leave a comment in the box below.  The winner gets to feel like the smartest person in the world, AND get lavish praise from me.

Ice age is here, right in your town

Because it’s still freezing and my chilblained fingers can barely find the keys, dear readers, I fob you off with another music video.  Men Without Hats are from Canada but the singer’s family originally from the Ukraine.  And they refused to wear hats in winter.   Seriously.  It’s a Slavic thing, I guess.   I’m in the former Yugoslavia, but nobody wears hats here either, and they look at me funny because I do.