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Seasteading - the new frontier?





Seasteading is the name for a movement towards homesteading on the ocean. Basically it is using the technology proven in offshore oil rigs to design new homes or communities on the water.









People are very serious about this idea. They have even formed the…

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Added by Mark Huckabee on May 21, 2009 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Glamour Lives On

Just a breathtaking picture of the hottest couple in Hollywood.



Angelina Jolie dazzles in a beautiful Versace dress while Brad Pitt looks dapper in Tom Ford. The photo was taken at the premiere of Brad's new movie, Inglourious Basterds, during the 2009 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday afternoon (May 20) in Cannes,… Continue

Added by alice on May 21, 2009 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

Simple and Sweet Graphic Design - Christopher David Ryan (20 Total)



Does art have to get any more complicated than this? Christopher David Ryan is a graphic artist based in Maine who describes himself as "a daydreamer, pseudo-scientist, wanna-be astronaut and untrained intellectual." He cites music, the universe, the human condition and natural phenomena as things that inspire his work. We love his simple design and sweet messages of…

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Added by alice on May 21, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

If Beds Could Talk...

What would happen if suddenly our beds could talk to us? Perhaps they'd say something like this.



[Via… Continue

Added by alice on May 21, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

A Touching Commercial That''ll Make You Cry Then Buy Pantene Shampoo



Wow, talk about some powerful advertising. This Thai commerical from Pantene is beautiful because it tells a moving story about a deaf and mute girl who learns to play the violin against all odds. Holy crap. I need some… Continue

Added by alice on May 21, 2009 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

This is just wrong...

I mean kids are great but only in small increments right? But if you were to deal with one on a daily basis, do I have a product for YOU!

If you're a fan of Family Guy, you know that Herbert would LOVE to get his hands on these!

Added by Sandy on May 21, 2009 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

10 Hidden Stories in Busy Landscapes - Rod Hunt

Zombie Apocalypse!

If there is one illustrator who has that rare ability to look into the future, my bet's on Rod Hunt. Hailing from the UK, Hunt has built a solid reputation for creating retro illustrations filled with detailed characters and hidden meanings. His work makes you want to find the little stories among the characters and then asks you to step back and try and understand the piece as a whole. What is Hunt trying to tell us about our past, present…

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Added by alice on May 21, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - MOVIES OPENING: 5/22/09

PICK OF THE WEEK

The Girlfriend Experience

Critics are giving The Girlfriend Experience good reviews and say the director's ruthlessly unsentimental depiction of Christine's lifestyle makes for fascinating, albeit distanced, voyeurism.



Set in the weeks leading up to the 2008 presidential election, The Girlfriend… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 21, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Darth Maul - A Tricked Out BMW M3



Help a girl out on this one. What do you think about this pimped out M3? The Canadian tuners from MWDesign have released a tuning program for the BMW M3 Coupe (E92). Dubbed “Darth Maul”, this bad-boy is painted in Jerez Black and features a new Amuse Ericsson front bumper with orange highlights, exclusive carbon fiber side vents, a new rear diffuser, a pair of carbon…

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Added by alice on May 21, 2009 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

concrete - Architecture and Design Firm



I first came across the architecture and design firm concrete in an article at Cool Hunting about a club they designed called Minibar.



The club's design takes us takes us back to the days of the automat or alternatively reminds one of that wonderful respite to be found at the end of a long day traveling. When I went in…

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Added by Mark Huckabee on May 21, 2009 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Creative Ads: Anti-Smoking Campaigns (16 pics)



As an ex-smoker myself, I can understand the pleasure of smoking ciggarettes. There is no debate however, that smoking is not good for your health. Here are some really creative anti-smoking ads that make us think twice.…

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Added by Eugene on May 21, 2009 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

A Masterplan for Mecca Leaked to YouTube



An amazing video of Atkins' proposed redesign for Mecca has been leaked onto the internet.



As Fast Company states:



"Because of the extreme sensitivity of the… Continue

Added by alice on May 21, 2009 at 9:09am — 2 Comments

The Bagger 288 will save us from the Alien Horde!



I have no idea who made this or why, all I know is: it's pretty… Continue

Added by Mark Huckabee on May 21, 2009 at 7:58am — No Comments

When Cubicle-Mates Attack! - Awesome Office Pranks (14 pics)

Post-It Attack!



Oh, the sweet joy of a well-executed prank! The look on a coworker's face as they see their vandalized workspace is worth every second of putting these together.



When NBC invited fans of The Office to send in pictures of their places of work, they received thousands of photos. Many people decided to use the opportunity to…

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Added by Eugene on May 21, 2009 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Virgin America Becomes the First Airline to Offer Wi-Fi On All Flights

Lots of love to Virgin for being the first airline to offer wi-fi on all of their flights. Who better to make the big announcement than the queen of all media, Oprah? Watch her show tomorrow to see her skype with a Virgin airline attendant.



So how much is it going to cost?



$7.95 for handheld devices (regardless of flight time)

$9.95 for… Continue

Added by alice on May 20, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

No plans for Memorial Day Eve? Now you do.

Some of our very own Met members, Victor and Arlene, are spinning some phat beats this Sunday at Halo in Hollywood! Come out and support them. You get Monday off, people, so there's not excuse not to party!



You can get on the… Continue

Added by alice on May 20, 2009 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

Butterfly Beer Cans

Beer Can Butterflies

These beer can butterflies are the work of Paul Villinski. Accoring to Villinski: “These pieces explore themes of transformation and recovery through the metamorphosis of crushed beer cans from the streets of New York into flocks of realistically crafted butterflies.” Check out more of his work at his website. via…

Beer Can Butterflies

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Beer Can Butterflies

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Added by Kevin Chung on May 20, 2009 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

A Window Display That'll Brighten Your Day



The Young Creative Network (YCN) just opened its newly renovated headquarters at 72 Rivington Street in London. The multi - purpose space is comprised of a public ground floor, two floors of studio and a rooftop. The ground floor provides an exhibition space for designers, illustrators and other…

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Added by alice on May 20, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Music and Spiritual Practice - An Overview of Poligraf (part 3)

Poligraf has been an essential part of my life since its inception at the beginning of February 1998.



The adventure began after the collapse of a band that probably never really existed as it only had a handful of rehearsals, but for which I had already written a lot of material. Left alone at the helm, I connected with a group of experienced musicians via a co-worker friend and after agreeing on a general aim and formula, we raised sail… Continue

Added by Christopher Stewart on May 20, 2009 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Prince Charles - Help Save the Rainforest



I'm digging the fact that Prince Charles is launching a new online campaign to help save the rainforests. Featuring Hollywood celebs like Robin Williams, Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford, as well as his two dashing sons, the video isn't groundbreaking but it is sweet and… Continue

Added by alice on May 20, 2009 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

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