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THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE: Immortal Artifacts

Opening Reception: Saturday, December 19, 2009 @ Corey Helford Gallery



Kukula was born in a relatively isolated village about an hour north of Tel Aviv. Her few neighbors were mostly retirees, many of them Holocaust survivors. As a result her childhood imagination was nourished by both princess fantasies and World War II horror stories. Thus, the attempt to…

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Added by Eugene on December 16, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Oliver Peoples Retro-Inspired Ads - Spring 2010 (3 pics)



For its Spring 2010 ad campaign, LA based eyewear brand, Oliver Peoples asked photographer Autumn de Wilde to capture these stunning images of Elijah Wood and Garbage vocalist Shirley Manson. Shot at Silver Lake’s Paramour Estate, the ad campaign includes a short film starring the duo in a variety of vintage styles that match Oliver Peoples’ retro-inspired spring…

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Added by alice on December 16, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Nastiest Notepads - Knock Knock (5 total)

What's the best way to diffuse your anger? If have no more walls left to punch, pick up one of these notepads from Knock Knock, instead. Not only will these give you a chance to vent, you'll probably end up rolling on the floor, laughing so hard you almost pee your pants. My favorite? Bitch Citation. Check out the bottom - But You're So/So Not My Bitch. Too… Continue

Added by alice on December 16, 2009 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

2009 in Photos (Part 3 of 3) - The Big Picture

The year 2009 is now coming to a close, and it's time to take a look back over the past 12 months through photographs. Historic elections were held in Iran, India and the United States, some wars wound down while others escalated, China turned 60, and the Berlin Wall was remembered 20 years after it came down. Each photo tells its own tale, weaving together into the… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 16, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Sweet Rachel McAdams in Vogue Jan '10 (4 pics)



Mario Testino shoots the beautiful Rachel McAdams in the January 2010 edition of Vogue. Dressed in Dior and Dolce & Gabbana, McAdams is a vision. As a star in the upcoming movie, Sherlock Holmes, she'll grace the screen once again, proving her celebrity star status. With all this fame, though, don't think McAdam is not grounded. As she states, "I don't really…

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Added by alice on December 16, 2009 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

David Liittschwager - Marine Micro Fauna (8 pics)

David Littschwager made this stunning photograph of a Porpita Porpita (Or Blue Button. No bigger than an inch in diameter.).

The photo's displayed here are from a World Press Photo award winning series by Liittschwager. Former assistant to photography icon Richard…

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Added by Inka Leoni on December 16, 2009 at 12:00am — 5 Comments

N.A.S.A.



N.A.S.A., a new duo that brings together various collaborators to create original and relevant new music, is reminiscent of Handsome Boy Modeling School. Definitely worth a listen, their latest album, "The Spirit of Apollo", presents a knockout lineup of artists and collaborations:



Track List:

01. Intro

02. The People Tree (feat. David Byrne, Chali 2na, Gift Of Gab & Z-Trip)

03. Money (feat. David Byrne, Chuck D,… Continue

Added by Sehmer on December 15, 2009 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

Brandon Bird, Artist.



Brandon Bird is a talented artist who likes to incorporate celebrities into his wickedly random and interestingly abstract illustrations and paintings.



He grew up in Sacramento, went to school at UC Santa Cruz, and graduated in 2002. He spent 2004-2006 as an Artist-in-Residence at Cornell. He now lives in California.



Check out Bird's…

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Added by Sehmer on December 15, 2009 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Awesome Street Art By Roa (3 pics)



This piece by Belgium street artist Roa was put up recently in the Shoreditch area of London. Looked at from one angle you see a furry rabbit and from the other the creatures insides.…

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Added by Kevin on December 15, 2009 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

My Modern Vixen - Olivia Munn: Maxim Magazine (9 photos)



Olivia Munn is the ultimate nerd goddess. The co-host of G4's Attack of the Show! covers the January 2010 issue of Maxim Magazine.



Born in Oklahoma, Munn is of Chinese and German-Irish descent. She was predominantly raised in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan, where the military assigned her stepfather. During this time, she had appeared in a…

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Added by Eugene on December 15, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Passionate Beauty - Lothar Schmid (8 photos)



Photographer Lothar Schmid has a really sharp eye. All of his shots look meticulously detailed with perfect clarity. The fact that he gets to work with beautiful models and actresses doesn't hurt either. Collected here are a few of my favorite shots from his portfolio.…

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Added by Eugene on December 15, 2009 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Timeless Celebrity Photos - Norman Jean Roy (15 pics)



As a top fashion and celebrity photographer, Norman Jean Roy's name is often spoken in the same breath as Annie Leibovitz, Mark Seliger and Patrick Demarchelier. Whether he's channeling Old Hollywood glamour with Gemma Ward and George Clooney or recreating Hitchcock Classics with Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr., Roy has that rare ability of making any picture…

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Added by alice on December 15, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Miranda Kerr Makes Funky...Fabulous - Glamour Dec '09 (7 pics)



Not only is Miranda Kerr easily the cutest girl on the Victoria's Secret catwalk, she can make any photo shoot come alive with her fabulous personality. For the December 2009 issue of Glamour, Aussie-born model Kerr, 26, makes funky...fabulous. Note the striped knee-high socks, the careful layering and the sweet pops of color. The only question left to ask is...can a…

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Added by alice on December 15, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Batman's New Ride - Lamborghini Ankonian Concept (8 pics)



Russian design student Slavche Tanevski must have been commissioned by Bruce Wayne. Named after a breed of black-haired bull, the Lamborghini Ankonian looks worthy of becoming the next Batmobile.



The Ankonian features a series of winged panels that appear to be carved from some type of metal obsidian alloy. OLED lights are built directly into the narrow…

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Added by Eugene on December 15, 2009 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

2009 in Photos (Part 2 of 3) - The Big Picture

The year 2009 is now coming to a close, and it's time to take a look back over the past 12 months through photographs. Historic elections were held in Iran, India and the United States, some wars wound down while others escalated, China turned 60, and the Berlin Wall was remembered 20 years after it came down. Each photo tells its own tale, weaving together into the… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 15, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Inspirational Story: How JibJab Turned Passion Into Profit

A few days ago, I read this article about how the brothers behind the online political parodies, JibJab, are turning their passion into profit. Recently they switched their strategy to focus on e-cards, asking their audience to pay $12 per year for an annual subscription. Though they won't disclose how much they've made, more than 80 million JibJab cards were shared… Continue

Added by alice on December 15, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Pic of the Day - Up!

May your life be full of adventure...

photo via izismile

Added by Eugene on December 15, 2009 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Why Santa's Business Model will Fail -- and he will be replaced by Amazon

"Santa made his billions using a once-revolutionary business blueprint: 1) provide an invaluable, innovative product/service, 2) give it away for free, 3) market your brand like hell, 4) make a fortune through advertising, endorsements, product placements, cross-promotion, and guest appearance fees. It’s a business model that few others, with the notable exception of perhaps Google, have ever attempted or mastered."



"Yet, despite his great… Continue

Added by Mark Huckabee on December 15, 2009 at 3:54am — 5 Comments

Toby Ng Graphic Designs

Graphic designer Toby Ng has a sense of playfulness which resonates throughout his work. His work include such things info graphs and the award winning "Chocolate Mail".

Chocolate Mail which has stamps that actually taste like chocolate when you lick the back of it. I'm a chocaholic. I'm also a graphic design buff...Imagine my excitement when I saw a nice combination of both.



His… Continue

Added by Inka Leoni on December 14, 2009 at 1:14pm — 2 Comments

12 Gorgeous Modern Wedding Details

Japanese Umbrella

Easily one of the happiest days of my life was my wedding day. Sam and I were lucky enough to work with the best wedding planner ever, Jeannie Savage from Details Details. Not only did Jeannie understand our design taste, she introduced us to Sunny Ravanbach of… Continue

Added by alice on December 14, 2009 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

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