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Snooooooow! Traaaiiiinnnnnn!

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 16, 2017

When the first train rolls into the station after a big snowstorm, you’d best stand well clear. This was the Rhinecliff Amtrak station in New York.

We Work Remotely

Darth Vader opens Wall Street

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 22, 2009

Darth Vader and a number of Storm Troopers from the Star Wars Saga rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

(via @kngofwrld)

Mark Twain, illuminated

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 03, 2009

From a 1895 article called Tesla’s Osillator and Other Inventions, a photo of Mark Twain with one of Tesla’s marvelous contraptions.

Twain in Tesla's lab

Overloaded truck

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 30, 2009

Speaking of, here’s another good one:

It's full of people. People!

Took me awhile to realize that truck is carrying more than just baggage.

On their way

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 30, 2009

This is a good image to formalize a new kottke.org tag: this is a metaphor for something.

Donkey Car

(via shorpy)

Another photo analogy

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 20, 2002

Inspired by the photo I posted the other day about the state of the Web, a reader sent me this photo summing up how he currently feels about software development as an industry.

Bassboat

How I feel about the Web

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 18, 2002

This photo sums up how I feel about the Web right now.