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R.I.P. Gregg Allman (1947 – 2017).

4 minutes and 15 seconds of a miniature goat on a hammock [via].

Here’s a small collection of Rodney Dangerfield tattoos.

Listen to the sweet song of a disturbed Dødningehoved natsværmer.

These are kinda fun bug sounds, too. The long-horned beetle is my favorite – little squeaky shoes. More here.

Started working Sudoku puzzles recently, and for a while I could only get up to a difficulty level of 2 using a basic brute force method. I began to recognize logic patterns and suspected others. This site describes them, from “naked singles” to “hidden quads.”

Schopenhauer’s 38 ways to win an argument exposed underhanded and dishonest tactics in The Art of Being Right (1831). Intended as acerbic snark, how many have you seen used in modern political discourse?

Artificial Intelligence program composes Irish folk songs. Check out this sample (performed by humans).

Rhinoceros was a funk/rock band in the late 60s-70s that should have received wider recognition.Check out “Apricot Brandy.” Don’t laugh – it made No. 46 on the Billboard charts in 1969. They never overcame the fact that they were manufactured by Electra Records.

[Top image: Robert Altbauer, Abscheulich Ding. More info here.]

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