Sculptures Not Made By Human Hands

How do we define art? What is qualified as art? For retired fisherman turned writer and photographer Whit Deschner, anything can be a piece of art, especially if it’s a salt block. For the past 13 years Deschner has been organizing The Great Salt Lick Contest, an event where a Read more…

“Kitten” (1968)

[embedded content] This is Russian computer animation from 1968. While the cat itself is drawn, its movements were generated by computer data. It sure looks like a classic cartoon cat, but its leg motion is impressively uncanny. Boing Boing gives us a short translated explanation. More than 40 years ago Read more…

Panzerotto is the O.G. Hot Pocket

Photo: al62 (Getty Images) Everyone’s heard of calzones, but I’m willing to bet you haven’t met its deep-fried, gooey cousin: the panzerotto. This handheld snack is the forefather of what most Americans recognize as the Hot Pocket—sans cardboard cooking sleeve, scalding-hot interior, and requisite microwave. Native to my father’s southern Read more…