Monthly Archives: April 2009

Do I have Pig Flu?

Do I have Pig Flu?

www.doihavepigflu.com The SWINE FLU Vaccination for the new pandemic circa 1976:

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Grafica Fidalga, a printing press in São Paulo, Brazil, makes posters on a 1929 German letterpress using hand-carved wooden letters.

Grafica Fidalga, a printing press in São Paulo, Brazil, makes posters on a 1929 German letterpress using hand-carved wooden letters.

Thanks Fabio C

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7 Deadly Sins — woodblock prints

7 Deadly Sins —  woodblock prints

  These illustrations come from the book “The Frenchmen and the 7 Deadly Sins”, by Cyril Satorsky.                       Related

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BREAKING news from CNN — “Experts: Malicious program targets Macs”

BREAKING news from CNN — “Experts: Malicious program targets Macs”

CNN are reporting, having exhausted coverage of anything else newsworthy in the world today, that: Mac computers are known for their near-immunity to the viruses and other harmful programs that plague PCs. But that may be changing somewhat, according to computer security researchers. It seems that as sleek Mac computers become more popular, they're also(…)

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New York City Subway’s “Jewel In The Crown” — The Defunct City Hall Station

New York City Subway’s “Jewel In The Crown” — The Defunct City Hall Station

The New York City Subway system officially opened on October 27, 1904 at the City Hall Station. It was the final stop on the downtown Lexington Avenue IRT local #6 train. It is situated under City Hall Park. It was closed because as the subway became more popular, extra cars had to added but the(…)

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Google announces ‘Similar Images’ search feature

Google announces ‘Similar Images’ search feature

This seems like a feature Google should have had all along. When browsing images you get the option to select similar images based on results.   I still prefer Flickr, here are some Flickr and non-FlickrTools. 1. Multicolr Search Lab Select up to 10 colors and get image results that use that palette. Pretty cool.(…)

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Billy Connolly : Banana Feet — Rare 1975 Documentary

Billy Connolly : Banana Feet — Rare 1975 Documentary

I'm very happy that WeegieBurd posted this documentary on youtube. It's a brilliant slice of the 1970's in Ireland, both North and South.  Billy Connolly was, in the 1970s, a sort of Scottish Lenny Bruce, who, with devastating humour, sliced through the hypocrisies he perceived. This 1976 documentary follows the singer-comic during his 1975 Irish(…)

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Meet Adobe Illustrator 88 — Presentation video from 1987

Meet Adobe Illustrator 88 — Presentation video from 1987

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Warsaw Metropolitan Police PSA Ads

Warsaw Metropolitan Police PSA Ads

      Tagline: Thinking Saves Lives Wear A Helmet Advertising Agency: McCann Erickson Polska, Warsaw, Poland Creative Director: Teresa Biernacka

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Actual News Headline : Pet dog’s underwear fetish almost proves fatal

Actual News Headline :  Pet dog’s underwear fetish almost proves fatal

A PET dog's underwear fetish almost cost him his life when he swallowed his owner's G-string over the Easter long weekend. Vets said that elastic on the size 10, lacy, black G-string became wrapped around the intestines of Baxter, a two-year-old cavalier king charles spaniel, The Northern Territory News reports. Baxter's owner, who was too(…)

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Vintage Boston Brewery Posters Color Proofs

Vintage Boston Brewery Posters Color Proofs

Found at Boston Public Library's FlickrStream. The rest of The Brewery Posters are here. All images link to higher resolution versions.     I really like the old school registration marks and color bars.          

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“The Simpsons” — US Postage Stamps

“The Simpsons” — US Postage Stamps

I want to get the set already—just because. From CNN: LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) — Homer Simpson and his cartoon family soon will help you get letters, bills and packages to their destinations. On Thursday, the U.S. Postal Service revealed five first-class stamps featuring characters from the Fox animated series "The Simpsons" — Homer, Marge,(…)

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Farting during a penalty kick draws yellow card…

Farting during a penalty kick draws yellow card…

image by TeeRish From The Guardian: Referee books Chorlton Villa player for distracting rival with 'ungentlemanly conduct' at key moment in match… The drive to bring good manners back to football has reached new heights after a referee issued a yellow card to a player for "breaking wind" as a penalty was being taken. The(…)

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