hoodwink.d enhanced

Sun Aug 31

Tip Floss before you brush, not after

Your teeth, understandably, have a lot more detritus between them before you brush than they do after you brush. Flossing when there is more detritus will give you a clearer sense of accomplishment which will in turn motivate you to floss more regularly.

Goin' To Acapulco

Jim James & Calexico

Wally & Margot

des•ul•to•ry
[des-uhl-tawr-ee]adjective
1. Moving or jumping from one thing to another; disconnected: a desultory speech.
2. Occurring haphazardly; random.
So-much-bigger-than-i-thought

Doodle on Buffington’s desk

Fri Aug 29

Slime mold and mushroom growth

o•nei•ric
[oh-nahy-rik]adjective
Of, relating to, or suggestive of dreams.
Mystery-of-iceland

Mystery of Iceland

The map is not the territory.

Alfred Korzybski

Thu Aug 28

That’s the way things come clear. All of a sudden. And then you realize how obvious they’ve been all along.

Madeleine L’Engle, The Arm of the Starfish

sco•to•pi•a
[skuh-toh-pee-uh]noun
The ability to see in the darkness or dim light; dark-adapted vision.
Office-at-night

Nocturnes

From Here We Go Sublime

The Field

Mon Aug 25

dig•a•my
[dig-uh-mee]noun
Remarriage after the death or divorce of one’s first husband or wife.
Park-hyatt-tokyo-bar-piano

Park Hyatt Tokyo bar

Never interfere in a boy and girl fight.

William S. Burroughs, Words of Advice for Young People

Sun Aug 24

Car-wash-windshield

Car wash

Regexp#uncapturize

class Regexp def uncapturize self.class.new(to_s.gsub(/(\A|[^\\])\(([^?])/, "\\1(?:\\2")) end end VALUES = /(\d+)(?:,(\d+))/ VALUES.uncapturize # => /(?-mix:(?:\d+)(?:,(?:\d+)))/ "hello 12,34 world".split(VALUES) # => ["hello ", "12", "34", " world"] "hello 12,34 world".split(VALUES.uncapturize) # => ["hello ", " world"] "hello 12,34 world".split(/(#{VALUES.uncapturize})/) # => ["hello ", "12,34", " world"]
par•es•the•sia
[par-uhs-thee-zhuh]noun
A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.

Sat Aug 23

Charred-figs

Charred figs

The Happiest Girl in the Whole USA

Donna Fargo

Good morning morning.

Donna Fargo

Thu Aug 21

Isobel

Isobel the horny toad

Wed Aug 20

I Dream Of Jeannie

Kurt Wagner

IM

Ryan - i'm slightly disappointed by his stubborn refusal to deliver a standard narrative arc
Ryan - sometimes i feel a bit like the stories are too snapshotty or impressionistic
Marcel - OMG you are so selfish
Marcel - it's all about you you you and what YOU WANT
Ryan - *goes to a blockbuster*
Ryan - OH HE GOT THE GIRL AWESOME
Ryan - *credits*
Nobody negotiated their way out of a difficult situation by pouring orange juice out of their boot.

Ryan’s take on Absurdism

Tue Aug 19

prax•e•ol•o•gy
[prak-see-ol-uh-jee]noun
The study of human conduct.
Mangosteen

Mangosteen

Di-Li-Do

Ensemble Pirin

Sun Aug 17

Marvin Gaye sings National Anthem

2 Becomes 1

Karl Blau

Honeymoon-in-croatia

Honeymoon in Croatia

When two do the same thing, it is not the same thing after all.

Publilius Syrus

Sat Aug 16

Prize-bull

Prize Bull

A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are for.

John Shedd

Thu Aug 14

400px-sensory_and_motor_homunculi

Cortical Homunculi

He wasn’t always the best husband, but he was the best man I’d ever known.

A widow of her husband

Little Boots – Ready for the Floor

Tue Aug 12

Brideshead

Brideshead Revisited

Tip Etymology of Brooklyn

Brooklyn, New York is named after the Dutch town Breukelen.

Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.

William Faulkner

Cloud to Ground Lightning

Fireworks

Dntel

Sat Aug 9

when you don’t create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. your tastes only narrow & exclude people. so create.

_why

Hadron-collider

Hadron Collider

Fri Aug 8

Your right to micro-manage the project: $500 extra.

Fast Boy Cycles

Parallel map

class Array def pmap mapped_array = [] threads = [] 0.upto(size - 1) do |n| threads << Thread.new do mapped_array[n] = yield(at(n)) end end threads.each {|thread| thread.join} mapped_array end end # Trade-off between resource consumption # and speed of execution. # Much faster in some scenarios, # much slower in others. # e.g. def expensive_operation open('http://google.com').read end # Expensive operation 50 times # user system total real # map 50x 0.3400 0.2100 0.5500 ( 17.334429) # pmap 50x 0.3000 0.2500 0.5500 ( 1.200705)
sper•mat•or•rhe•a
[spur-muh-tuh-ree-uh]noun
Involuntary discharge of semen without orgasm.

Body Part Bakery

The Way the Wind Blows

A Hawk and a Hacksaw

Oxygen-boost

Oxygen boost

Wed Aug 6

xan•tho•chroid
[zan'tho-kroid']adjective
Having a light complexion and light hair.
Saving-beached-dolphins-in-galveston

Beached dolphin rescue

I have a short attention span but I pay really good attention in those short periods.

JIm Coudal

Tue Aug 5

Honey-the-chug

Honey the Chug

a•men•sa•lism
[ey-men-suh-liz-uhm]noun
A symbiotic relationship between organisms in which one species is harmed or inhibited and the other species is unaffected.

Yelle – Ce Jeu

Saucisson de Cheval

Boby Lapointe

Sat Aug 2

Werewolves-of-jersey

Werewolves of Jersey

Jack Lalanne – Face Workout

Vintage Funk Kit 03

Apple Loops