Monthly Archives: March 2011


This is a haz mat:

Haz mat. Complete with a hazardous cord.

Haz mat. The cord adds a tripping hazard, completing the picture. Photo by Lawrence I. Charters

If you’ve ever thought that “hazmat” was short for “hazardous materials,” now you know the truth.

Do androids dream of electric sheep?


Philip K. Dick’s novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, was the inspiration of one of the best science fiction movies of all time, the 1982 feature film Blade Runner. And that was the only reason to take this photo, with an iPhone, of a shop in University Village, Seattle, Washington.