Monthly Archives: January 2010

‘Objects in asphalt’ — a found Flickr Set

‘Objects in asphalt’ — a found Flickr Set

Flickr user str820.com photographs objects embedded in tarmac, some of the comments are funny as people suggest what they think the objects are, shown here for example: ‘mechanical mouse?’ Link to photoset

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Monopoly goes circular and does away with cash…

Monopoly goes circular and does away with cash…

From Pocket Lint: Monopoly owners Hasbro will be launching a circular version of the board game to celebrate the 75th anniversary of its creation the company has announced at this year’s Toy Fair. The game, which stays the same when it comes to gameplay, will involve players moving around the board as if it were(…)

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The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog. Really.

The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog. Really.

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Alice in Wonderland Posters and Stills

Alice in Wonderland Posters and Stills

Click on the images for larger versions, I recommend doing this to see the detail.

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J.D. Salinger RIP

From Seattle PI: NEW YORK — J.D. Salinger, the legendary author, youth hero and fugitive from fame whose “The Catcher in the Rye” shocked and inspired a world he increasingly shunned, has died. He was 91. Salinger died of natural causes at his home on Wednesday, the author’s son said in a statement from Salinger’s(…)

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La Puerta — Very clever stop-frame animation

La Puerta — Very clever stop-frame animation

A stop motion animation represented by Limow and created by Sam3 in Grottaglie, Roma, Barcelona and Murcia. Via Wooster Collective.

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Famous Literary Drunks & Addicts — A Life Magazine Photo Gallery

UPDATED: This link still works and identifies the writers and their abused substance(s) of choice. Via Boing Boing

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A multimillion-pound collection of forged art seized by police has gone on public display for the first time.

A multimillion-pound collection of forged art seized by police has gone on public display for the first time.

From Sky News: Spot the difference: This ‘Lowry’ pastel is one of the top fakes in the display The exhibition, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, features more than 100 fake works from Lowry paintings to Barbara Hepworth sculptures. Experts say the collection, which also includes ‘paintings’ by Thomas Moran and graffiti artist Banksy, would(…)

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The Beer Mapping Project

The Beer Mapping Project

Shown here, the Breweries, Brew pubs in Belgium. Click on the flags to select your country of choice!

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Easiest Haiti relief donations by cell phone…

A list of all short codes to text to to donate on your phone bill in the United States: Text HAITI to 90999 to donate $10 to the Red Cross for Haiti efforts. You can donate $10 up to three times, and 100% of the donations will reach the Red Cross Foundation. This effort is(…)

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Puppies and Flowers : Man rescues his dog from frozen lake

Puppies and Flowers : Man rescues his dog from frozen lake

"It was either me or the wife who was going to go in. And I would have been in trouble if the wife went in, so that was it." As these pictures show, devoted Marc Greenhalgh risked life and limb saving his trapped pet from the middle of a freezing lake. Mr Greenhalgh, 25, a(…)

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The Sketches and Prints of Jessie Douglas

The Sketches and Prints of Jessie Douglas

Link to Jessie Douglas blog/website

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Nespresso commercial. George Clooney and John Malkovich.

Nespresso commercial. George Clooney and John Malkovich.

Thanks Leopold B.

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Excellent Kit Kat Print Ad

Excellent Kit Kat Print Ad

Advertising Agency: JWT London, UK Creative Directors: Nick Bell, Russell Ramsey, Howard Wilmott Art Director: Mark Norcutt Copywriter: Laurence Quinn Thanks Salome A.

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Found Street Art — “Dribbles” San Francisco

Found Street Art — “Dribbles” San Francisco

These two pieces were about one block apart on Laguna Street, San francisco. Click on the images to see their location. The first one recently became the victim of sidewalk repair. Higher resolution versions are here.

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Boomshine — cool Flash game

Boomshine — cool Flash game

Very cool, simple Flash game. Play it. Via the folks at Neatorama.

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