Goldfinger

There’s an old myth about body painting being dangerous, as it supposedly doesn’t let your skin breathe, so-called epidermal suffocation. This was the gimmick used in the James Bond (Sean Connery) movie Goldfinger in 1964, when the girl Jill Masterson (Shirley Eaton), was covered in gold paint and apparently died a terrible death from suffocation. … Read more

Education is everything

Education, is everything, sharing knowledge enables the people to resist control and more effectively utilize their lives for their own benefit, instead of merely as either paid or unpaid slaves. A question often asked throughout history by the ruling classes: what would the peasantry do when not gainfully employed. It was the custom in the 1800s … Read more

Protests suppressed with violence

In times past there were protests against cynical technological improvements from the working population which were suppressed with immediate violence. Never forget that the people in power would be happy to do this today, and still do in some countries, to you and to me, except that they fear the power of visibility and answerability; … Read more

Future book formats: eBook or paperback…?

Do you wonder about the future of paperbacks with the advent of eBooks? Lincoln Michael has an interesting and thought-provoking article which discusses Amazon, eBooks, traditional format: paperbacks and the rest. This is one of his shout-outs, which describes the current state of play very well: The Future of Books Is Hypertext! No. It’s POD! No. … Read more

Support the WNBR book #Thunderclap campaign

Please support the #WNBR book #Thunderclap campaign here: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/57163-the-world-naked-bike-ride-book?locale=en It’s important to login to Thunderclap and support the campaign directly. Tell your friends. Share, share, share. Let’s make this happen! The book, and the World Naked Bike Ride, need all the support and media coverage we can drum up. From the campaign website: More than 12 billion … Read more