Archive for October, 2007


A child

Deftly, Ms. Tsukioka, a 29-year-old experimental fashion designer, lifted a flap on her skirt to reveal a large sheet of cloth printed in bright red with a soft drink logo partly visible. By holding the sheet open and stepping to the side of the road, she showed how a woman walking alone could elude pursuers -?? by disguising herself as a vending machine. [From Fearing Crime, Japanese Wear the Hiding Place – New York Times]

Oh, dear LORD I love Japan.


He’s a pistol

WiReD Science is airing (check your local public TV listings). Here’s a fun clip for you to play along with at home. What’s he making? Will you listen to me now?