LIVE CAM: Train Engineer’s Cab View in Norway [click here for local time]. Not sure which line this is, where it’s headed, or if it’s running above the Arctic Circle. Check it out in full screen view and I’ll see you back here in a couple of days.
Someday, I suppose I’ll go to Norwegia and ride that train. Meanwhile, I’ll listen to The Mighty Mighty Bosstones from 1993.
Or maybe I’ll roll with Fishbone, one of the tightest ska/rock/funk bands I ever heard. Those guys won me over a long time ago. (Check out this 1987 live version. Sound quality sucks, but the energy is killer.)
Have a great Easter/Passover/Seder weekend, folks. See you soon.
Take the McD train.
[Found in here.]
Interesting concept: an online collaborative to write stories with multiple authors in real time.
How to make a very cool simple electric train.
Fun facts to know and tell:
Bears’ closest living relatives are pinnipeds (seals, sea lions and walruses).
Pinnipeds’ closest living relatives are bears and musteloids (skunks, weasels and raccoons).
The German word for “raccoon” is Waschbär, which translates literally to “Wash Bear.”
Viral video by Russel Houghton – Urban Isolation. L.A. without traffic.
This is possibly The Greatest DooWop song ever recorded, by The Channels.
Your Telephone Of Tomorrow: Fairly accurate prediction from September 1956, and source of the *ahem* top image.
P.S. We get notifications of new followers from time to time, and we like to see who you are, so we stop by your blogs out of curiosity. Our readers are an eclectic mix of all ages, backgrounds, ethnicities and nationalities. We’ve known this for years, courtesy of WordPress, RevolverMaps and other sources.
That said, here’s the website of a recent follower, both disturbing and fascinating at the same time. NSFK except as a warning to those who choose to tread a similar path.