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Archive for February 26th, 2012

Another beautiful straight razor

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This thread at wicked_edge gives the story of the razor, a custom job, and links to other views. it really is stunning and I love its whimsical spirit—though obviously a serious tool.

I’m just getting interested in single-malt scotch, thanks to the samples The Wife gave me, and the two—single-malt scotch and straight razors—seem of a type in admitting of infinite desirable variation: you’ll never know them all, never collect them all, and even not more than scratch the surface—yet they’re still desirable.

Of course, a lot of things that people collect have this very property, which triggers the collecting: wrist watches, pocket knives, wines, whatever: all with many levels of quality and much variation within levels.

At any rate, I admired this one and thought you might as well.

 

Written by LeisureGuy

26 February 2012 at 3:57 pm

Posted in Shaving

New shaving forum

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SimplyShaving.net has closed its virtual doors, but a new forum has sprung up: ShaveNook.com

They’re having an opening contest, so stop by and check them out. Each forum seems to develop a unique personality, and it will be interesting to see this one develop.

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26 February 2012 at 1:23 pm

Posted in Shaving

Good thriller: Point Blank

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I reluctantly returned to Netflix Watch Instantly because I wasn’t finding enough of the kind of movies I like elsewhere. I just finished watching a very good French thriller, Point Blank.

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26 February 2012 at 1:19 pm

Posted in Movies

Lion cubs sure make funny sounds

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Cute video, and listen to those odd calls.

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26 February 2012 at 12:48 pm

Posted in Cats, Video

Power-aeration of wine

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26 February 2012 at 8:35 am

Posted in Daily life, Drinks, Video

Best user documentation ever?

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26 February 2012 at 8:27 am

Posted in Books, Technology, Video

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