Mike Beversluis

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

upstairs downstairs

Check out the stair-climbers at my gym...

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

this is why I always check the _____ instead

“Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.”

Stephen King

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Monday, March 22, 2010

In which I keep privation away from the b-in-law's door for another day


I picked up a pair of these Cole Haans the other day, and their Nike-inspired air soles are actually very, very comfortable. Good job E et al!

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Unhappy Hipster is the new Stuff White People Like

They are absolutely killing:

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Last of a breed?

Cool narrated air-show video of a F-22 doing its thing. [via] Given the rising costs of these development programs and the explosion of UAV's, I wonder how many more manned fighter jets there will be?

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Ted Frank on Toyotas

Don't believe the hype: Theodore H. Frank: I am not afraid of my Toyota Prius. Pardon me if this is trite, but is anyone surprised that Toyota's getting whacked around after GM was nationalized?

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Here comes the sun

March has played out with its usual drizzly self, and this would make a lovely umbrella for the girl about town.  $225 is too spendy, but I appreciate the sentiment. (and, as I may have implied, a sunflower would work pretty well too, no?)

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Nice

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Being a man

Scott Adams keeps a tally of his Man Points through a day.  Apparently it's a lot more complicated than I thought.

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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Round and round

Very cool - flickr's season wheel.

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All I want for Christmas


Even with the puke-green color, or perhaps because of it, and definitely because it's not the usual FJ or Scout, this Nissan Patrol 4x4 is very, very tempting. Hope you find a good home, little buddy.

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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

How to iron a shirt

Metacool really nails the commentary, but here's a rather nifty video:



("Among the maxims on Lord Naoshige's wall, there was this one: 'Matters of great concern should be treated lightly.' Master Ittei commented, 'Matters of small concern should be treated seriously.' " - Ghost Dog)

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Coolography 33


Oscars edition.

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Sunday, March 07, 2010

coolography 32

 

What else for #32 than a set of '32 (okay, and one '29) highboys?

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Friday, March 05, 2010

slightly trippy

Ultra-3D illusory painting (I guess that's what you could call it)

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Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Signs and messages

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