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pulp fiction

A scene from PULP FICTION (1994)

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Of evolution and SEO.


In the long run, the bottle tells more than the message.


The inner lives of things.

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“The existence of God, atheism, determinism, liberation, societies, death, etc.”

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It may not be inapt to liken the attainment of the North…

1956 thumb chess

“I sought devices to enable me mechanically to abide my waking hours…….

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“My love of dynamic comp­lications…”

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“Even chess was too poetical for him.”


What we talk about when we talk about data.

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“All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon.”

stouffer thumb

The longer they played, they happier grew.

samson thumb

During the endgame, the king comes into his own.

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“The ordinary recreations which we have in winter”

BamBamBamy Shore

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“Like a chess board of vert and azure.”


HiLo Hulot


Cave art as early animated gifs


“I’ve just got way too many leads to follow up.”


Crowdsourcing art crime.

gravy master2

Down with “thick and rich” gravy!

kraft 1962

Secret History of Salad Dressing

Why didn’t Europe crack the secret of maple syrup?

The tesseract as Edwardian mental gymnastics.