?

Log in

No account? Create an account
A Shout Out to My Pepys [entries|archive|friends|userinfo]
The American Caliban

[ userinfo | livejournal userinfo ]
[ archive | journal archive ]

Links
[Links:| Dad Pinboard Last.fm Subscribe to me [Friendfeed] Flickr ]

Dispatches from the inexplicable [Jan. 29th, 2004|01:15 pm]
The American Caliban
[Current Mood |parasympathetic]
[Current Music |of the SPHERES baby]

This is something from my brother’s research work. He’s a physicist. I don’t know what it is, but it looks like something Syd Barrett saw in a dream in 1970.

LinkReply

Comments:
[User Picture]From: halfjack
2004-01-29 01:17 pm (UTC)
Your brother is working on high temperature superconductivity?!
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: substitute
2004-01-29 01:18 pm (UTC)

Re:

Is that what it is? I thought it was the Bagpipes of the Future.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: halfjack
2004-01-29 01:21 pm (UTC)

Re:

I don't know but I thought I'd take a wild guess so that I looked astronomically smart if I was right. Of course this plan hinges on not telling anyone. Keep it under your hat.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
(Deleted comment)
[User Picture]From: rpkrajewski
2004-01-29 05:32 pm (UTC)

Re: YEY

Do bagpipes of the future have silencers? =D

I suppose that would count as an advance, wouldn't it ?
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: frobisher
2004-01-30 03:35 pm (UTC)

Re: YEY

I actually like bagpipes. *shrug*

At a recent Natalie MacMaster concert, I actually saw a guy playing an ELECTRIC bagpipe. no joke. it was wacky.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: substitute
2004-01-30 03:36 pm (UTC)

Re: YEY

Get some Rufus Harley stuff!
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: frobisher
2004-01-31 12:37 am (UTC)

Re: YEY

ooh. I've heard the name. must check out. Thanks.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: scromp
2004-01-29 03:35 pm (UTC)

Re:

It is a Wonka Flatulator.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: nosrialleon
2004-01-29 01:31 pm (UTC)
Mmmmmmmmm....
polymuuuurrrrrr.......
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: torgo_x
2004-01-29 01:40 pm (UTC)

Obviously

It's a bong!
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: chaptal
2004-01-29 02:11 pm (UTC)
If Syd saw this it would not have been as symetrical and it would be in many colours :)
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: brianenigma
2004-01-29 03:10 pm (UTC)
Are those molecular Lincoln Logs?
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: hensatc
2004-01-29 03:15 pm (UTC)

Re:

would those allow one to build 3/4 of a mollecular cabin that is left int he living room to trip dad and eventually for hte dog to eat?
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: halfjack
2004-01-29 03:39 pm (UTC)

Re:

Assuming Dad is really incredibly small, yes.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: hensatc
2004-01-29 06:27 pm (UTC)

Re:

maybe he just has REALLY bad ballance
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: nickjb
2004-01-29 03:15 pm (UTC)
I bet if you threw it against the wall , it would stick
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: flipzagging
2004-01-29 05:35 pm (UTC)
America is stronger than ever thanks to classified dumbbell packing techniques.
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: springheel_jack
2004-01-29 08:02 pm (UTC)
It's a crystal! It's a bose-einstein condensate! It's a cup for hard boiled eggs brought back from the twelfth dimension! it's Blue Balls!
(Reply) (Thread)