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And Then The Pond Ripples

by Andy Ritchie
  The Exploratorium is not a place for focus. It’s a haven of manic, hyperventilating interactions on par with my old arcade, circa 1993. Childhood admonitions (“Keep your hands in the bus!”) and acquired knowledge (“No sex in the champagne room!”) kept my creeping hands at bay. Never the paragon of self-restraint, I sternly strode to the rear of Exploratorium to greet myself in Reflections, a large science exhibit housing a small art exhibit—a very blurry line here, but it gets blurrier. Cue the Anish Kapoor moment, when your eyeballs scream with confusion adjusting to the monstrous spheri... [more]
Posted by Andy Ritchie on 6/30/09