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David Buckingham Typographic Art

The unusual artwork of David Buckingham is on display at the Packer Schopf gallery in Chicago until November 14th. Buckingham is from LA. He goes out to junkyards and into the desert where he scavenges for metal that he cuts, welds, and recycles into new and far more interesting forms. Here are a few of his pieces that I really like. If you want to see more go here or better yet take… Continue

Added by Mark Huckabee on November 12, 2009 at 3:30am — 2 Comments

Cool Concept: Scubacraft Submerges You in the Sea



The brainchild of engineers and entrepreneurs from Wales, Scubacraft is the first self-contained submersible that's also a capable surface watercraft.



Scubacraft uses an internal-combustion engine to reach a dive site where it can descend to a maximum depth of about 100 feet. "The experience is simply exhilarating," Scubacraft sales and marketing director James…

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Added by Eugene on November 11, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Pic of the Day - Wii Love the Queen

Looks like the Queen likes Wii Sports too... By Drew Beam.

Added by Eugene on November 11, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE: Hush in London



If you're lucky enough to find yourself in London this weekend, I would definitely recommend checking out “Innocence,” a solo show by one of our favorite artists, Hush. His work will be on display at Urban Angel Art Lounge from Thursday, November 12th through December 12th, 2009.…

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Added by Eugene on November 11, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Hugh Kretschmer's Strange, Funny World (12 pics)



Los Angeles-based photographer Hugh Kretschmer has quite the imagination. His funny, elaborate scenes seem like they're straight out of the sci-fi comedy show, 3rd Rock from the Sun.



Kretschmer's creativity and attention to detail really make these shots stand out. "The idea is the most important ingredient," he says. "I’ve always appreciated…

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Added by Eugene on November 11, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

The World is Just Awesome - Discovery Channel



Why do I love the Discovery Channel? Sure, one of my favorite shows of all time is Deadliest Catch. And ok, Mike Rowe is a major hottie. But really...what makes this channel stand above everyone else?



Watch this video and you'll understand. The Discovery Channel reminds me why I love this world...and what's better than that?



Eighteen months ago, the Discovery Channel made their first… Continue

Added by alice on November 11, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Ban.do's Beautiful Black Label

Say what you want about ban.do headbands. Tell me that they're ridiculous, explain to me that they're too extravagant. But please don't tell me you don't think that they're absolutely beautiful. Just last month, ban.do released their black label line. It's a couture collection that includes… Continue

Added by alice on November 11, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Sea Shepherd's Badass New Boat



Last year the Sea Shepherd crew were outdone by the Japanese whalers who upgraded their defenses with netting that covered the whole ship, powerful water cannons and a noise weapon. For the first time the Sea Shepherd's were helpless as whales were harpooned right in front of them. Well Paul Watson is not a man to sit back and take his hits. The Sea Shepherd's have now added a sleek, record holding powerboat with radar deflecting paint to their…

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Added by Kevin on November 11, 2009 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Rice Art

Apparently, every year the Inakadate Village builds a rice paddy into an image. Using three unique strains of rice, they plot out a pattern using each strains specific color, and then painstakingly plant accordingly. Tourists are then invited to come to the city and tour the fields for free. It’s a way for them to boost their local economy while getting a chance at art. And it’s pretty impressive…



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Added by Fatima on November 10, 2009 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Design Inspiration: Viceroy Miami (9 pics)



Instead of looking at home decorating magazines (RIP Domino and now Met mag), I tend to look at boutique or luxury hotels for design inspiration. I like how certain hotels…

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Added by alice on November 10, 2009 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Google's Holiday Gift: Free Wi-Fi For Travelers

If you're one of the millions of travelers grumbling about paying for wi-fi these days, you'll be happy to hear this. Google is offering free holiday Internet access at 47 U.S. airports and on every Virgin America flight. Just bring a WiFi-enabled laptop or mobile device and stay connected to family and friends for free while you travel now through January… Continue

Added by alice on November 10, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Being 16 Again - Laurence Philomene (7 pics)



Do you remember being sixteen? Do you remember how socially awkward you felt, how uncertain you felt about your life, how you didn't understand how or why you belonged on this earth? I do. Sometimes those feelings still come up. I think that's called "being human."



Laurence Philomene is a 16 year old photographer from Montreal. Through her eyes, we get to…

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Added by alice on November 10, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Two New Installations by Mark Jenkins: Moscow



These two new installations by urban street artist Mark Jenkins must stop people in their tracks and make them wonder what the hell is going on. They were found of the streets of Moscow, Russia. You can check out more entertaining installations by Mark, here.…

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Added by Eugene on November 10, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Victoria Beckham: Harper’s Bazaar UK December 2009



Victoria Beckham looks stunning in the December 2009 UK edition of Harper’s Bazaar magazine. The shots were taken by photographer Alexi Lubomirski.



"People never believed the solo singing career, and it wasn’t the real me – I was a little bit lost at the time," Beckham said. "I don’t mind making mistakes. I just can’t live with anyone else’s mistakes. I’m a…

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Added by Eugene on November 10, 2009 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

Introducing The DC Shoe Bike (Video)



The mad scientists at DC Shoes have for some reason decided to replace rider Travis Pastrana's tires with shoes. The resulting "wheel" is surprisingly functional even holding up to back flips.…

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Added by Kevin on November 9, 2009 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

Insane Underwater Movie Sets (10 photos)



Have you ever wondered how movies shoot their underwater scenes? In one of the most elaborate sets in the world, British film production company Pinewood Studio captures breathtaking shots in a tank filled with 1.2 million liters (317,000 gallons) of water. The underwater stage, which opened in 2005, has been used for a huge number of TV commercials, music videos and…

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Added by Eugene on November 9, 2009 at 4:00pm — 12 Comments

Love What You Do - Frank Chimero (7 Slides)



Do you love what you do? Do you wake up in the morning, spring out of bed and get excited about your plans for the day? If the answer is no, take a look at Frank Chimero's simple lesson plan. He created it for a lecture given last week at Portland State Universy's design department. Titled, Love What You Do, Frank gives us clear and simple instructions on how to…

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Added by alice on November 9, 2009 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Love What You Do - Frank Chimero (7 Slides)



Do you love what you do? Do you wake up in the morning, spring out of bed and get excited about your plans for the day? If the answer is no, take a look at Frank Chimero's simple lesson plan. He created it for a lecture given just recently at Portland State Universy's design department. Titled, Love What You Do, Frank gives us clear and simple instructions on how to do just that.



Frank Chimero is a designer and illustrator who's…

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Added by alice on November 9, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

An Edgy Scarlett Johansson by Mario Sorrenti (6 pics)



Maybe it's because I like any photo shoot with graffiti in the background. Or maybe it's because Scarlett Johansson has never looked as sweet yet edgy as this. As one of today's modern day muses, Scarlett lights up any screen she's on. In this photo shoot, by Mario…

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Added by alice on November 9, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Symbolic Art: Berlin Wall Dominoes Fall (11 pics)



As a symbolic gesture, the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is being celebrated today with Domino Aktion. These 1,000 8-foot tall dominoes will topple along parts of the former Berlin Wall on November 9, 2009 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.



The dominoes have been painted by schoolchildren and students in…

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Added by alice on November 9, 2009 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

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