Monthly Archives: June 2007

Real People Real Stuff.

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Real People Real Stuff.
This is a really neat concept – half craigslist, half YouTube, it allows people to show their stuff via video and sell it online. Click here to see the woefully-underpopulated New Orleans section.

Warp Zone Beauty.

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Warp Zone Beauty.
Isn’t it great how creativity kicks in when times running out. Take for example this incredible and beautiful installation by artists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck a few months before this house was to be demolished…. I’m guessing they saw any opportunity to do something freaking crazy cool to a space that was going to […]

My Fave is the Liger.

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My Fave is the Liger.
A photo provided by the Zoo Safari and Hollywoodpark Stukenbrock shows the zebra and horse crossbreed ‘Eclyse’ during its presentation to the public in Schloss Holte, Germany, on Wednesday, June 27, 2007. The father of ‘Eclyse’ is a horse from Italy, where the crossbreed filly was born in 2006, her mother is a zebra from […]

Apple’s $3000 iPhone.

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Apple’s $3000 iPhone.
By Sinead Carew Tue Jun 26, 4:11 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) – Apple Inc. said on Tuesday its hotly anticipated iPhone could cost as much as $3,000 with a required two-year service contract, but a handful of eager fans still lined up early to spend their money. A small clutch of gadget enthusiasts staked […]

He told me to burn things.

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He told me to burn things.
Thanks Bec – good stuff.

TV-B-Gone™

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TV-B-Gone™
TV-B-Gone™ universal remote control turns off virtually any television! It’s the ultimate jammer tool for reclaiming public space. It works at airports, bars, offices… any place that needs a break from the idiot box. Clarity of mind, one click at a time. Click here for details and how it works.

Lawyer’s $65 Million Pants.

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Lawyer’s $65 Million Pants.
Washington Post, 26 Apr 2007 When the neighborhood dry cleaner misplaced Roy Pearson’s pants, he took action. He complained. He demanded compensation. And then he sued. Man, did he sue. Two years, thousands of pages of legal documents and many hundreds of hours of investigative work later, Pearson is seeking to make Custom Cleaners pay […]

MySpace vs. Facebook

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MySpace vs. Facebook
Viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace Danah Boyd June 24, 2007 Over the last six months, I’ve noticed an increasing number of press articles about how high school teens are leaving MySpace for Facebook. That’s only partially true. There is indeed a change taking place, but it’s not a shift so much as […]

It’s All About the Benzene Man.

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It’s All About the Benzene Man.
GE this month sold its storied plastics division for $11.6 billion to Saudi Basic Industries Corp., said Padraic Cassidy in Marketwatch.com. Both Jeffrey Immelt and Jack Welch, GE’s current and former CEOs, cut their managerial teeth in the plastics business, which has suffered in recent years because of the rising price of benzene, a key […]

Rewinding.

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Rewinding.
Tapedeck.org is a project of neckcns.com, built to showcase the amazing beauty and (sometimes) weirdness found in the designs of the common audio tape cassette. There’s an amazing range of designs, starting from the early 60’s functional cassette designs, moving through the colourful playfulness of the 70’s audio tapes to amazing shape variations during the […]