Tuesday Grab Bag of Links …

Architecture. (pic via Freshome)
Into the AETHERstream
A Home Renovation Easy to Fall For
Architecturally Striking Barn Conversion in Surrey, England
Khadakvasla House
1970s windmill house in Dowbridge, Kirkham, Lancashire
Sustainable Contemporary Home in USA With a Highly Appealing Look

Science.
Bacteriologist to Wake Up 100 Year Old Bacteria for Study
The Search for a More Perfect Kilogram

Cars.
Unique Sidecars Showcase
Soviet Car Ads, 1960s / 1970s
DP Customs Beach Cruiser
Novitec Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
Gordon Murray designs an electric sportscar
1969 BMW Spicup
Honda CB550 custom
BMW Z8 – Ghent, Belgium
Only one minivan in Chrysler’s future, no subcompacts for U.S. market – Autoweek

Food.
Herb Crusted Pork Roast
Chinese Tea Eggs
Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies Recipe
Crazy Good yet Unbelievably Healthy Pumpkin Pie
Ho Chiak: Kaiho Sushi
At The Coffee Roastery With Lambros

Fountain Pens / Writing.
Midori 5th Anniversary TRAVELER’s Notebook Review
Ink Links – The Pen Addict
Writing Instruments Daily
A.W. Faber Castell Jubilator
JetPens Blog: Moleskine Classic Roller Pens
Sailor Kyo Maki-e Hana Musubi Rosette
Pelikano Jr. – Life’s Unexpected

Liberty / Govt.
Another Sign of American Decline: USA Drops from 1st to 5th in Index of Financial Centers
Another Edition of the “Government Stupidity and Incompetence” Contest
Wall St Protesters Get It Half Right – Against Crony Capitalism

Economics.
Steve Jobs, Prosperity Creator
Important New Evidence on Regime Uncertainty

Photography.
Photos: The Yorkshire Gliding Club

Computing.
Predator Drone Virus Could Be Internal Monitoring System (more)

Gadgets / Gear / Kit.
12 nuclear toys
McIntosh 50th Anniversary MC275 Tube Amplifier
IR Jammer Kit: a TV-B-Gone-B-Gone

Retro.
The Acme Catalog
‘Plaskon’ Ads, 1940s

Watches.
Ulysse Nardin Freak Diavolo Watch Review
Ochs und Junior in New York
A look at MB&F’s Legacy Machine 1
Watchscapes: High Resolution Photography by Peter Chong: DeWitt Twenty-8
Omega Speedmaster Professional – First Love
TAG Heuer Steve McQueen Calibre 11 Watch
An interesting project by Hublot: Antikythera Mechanism
Heuer Autavia 11630 GMT
A Visit To LuM-TEC Headquarters In Mentor, Ohio
New Fortis Chrono pics

Style / Shoes.
Gaziano & Girling This Week
The Dandy Portraits: The Lives of Exquisite Gentlemen
Check Out That Jacket Fall Color Palettes
The Enterprising Mr. Bean, 1941
Cufflinks and Watches: A Sartorial and Timely Match
How To Fold A Neckerchief European Style
The Agelessness of the Black Dress Shoe

Travel.
7 Hotels With a Crazy History

Misc.
Photos of Scared People
Bullfighter Survives Terrifying Face Goring: Horn Went Through His Jaw, Came Out Next to His Eyeball

  • http://www.lifesunexpected.com Mario Wolfe

    O_O Wow! I was just going through this post looking at some interesting links and noticed you included my blog. I’m honored… really. 

    My day just got a lot better.

    Thank You

    • http://pretenseofknowledge.com/ speedmaster

      LOL, anytime.  :-)