Monthly Archives: September 2010

Every Little Step with Mike Tyson & Wayne Brady

Every Little Step with Mike Tyson & Wayne Brady from Mike Tyson

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‘Gheegle’ and other words that don’t exist in the English language

‘Gheegle’ and other words that don’t exist in the English language

From BlackBook: L’esprit de escalier: (French) The feeling you get after leaving a conversation, when you think of all the things you should have said. Translated it means “the spirit of the staircase.” Waldeinsamkeit: (German) The feeling of being alone in the woods. Meraki: (Greek) Doing something with soul, creativity, or love. Forelsket: (Norwegian) The(…)

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Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi ‘To Be Released’ — (I’m not holding my breath).

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi ‘To Be Released’ — (I’m not holding my breath).

From Sky News: Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be released in November just days after the first election there in two decades, officials say. The Nobel Peace laureate has been detained for most of the last 20 years since winning the country’s last poll in 1990. Unnamed sources told the AFP news(…)

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Bank of America blocks Puppies and Flowers in the “interests of the bank”. Bell ends. (Wiki it).

Bank of America blocks Puppies and Flowers in the “interests of the bank”. Bell ends. (Wiki it).

Thanks C C.

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Maurizio Cattelan’s middle finger displayed in front of Milan Stock Exchange…

Maurizio Cattelan’s middle finger displayed in front of Milan Stock Exchange…

From designboom: the most recent and much discussed artwork by maurizio cattelan arrived today in milan’s piazza affari, in front of the italian stock exchange building. the controversial monument is made in marble, about 4 meters high and has been allocated on a base that brings the sculpture to a total height of 11 meters.(…)

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Stephen King Posters

Stephen King Posters

Link to Rocket Park Posters.

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The Daily Drop Cap

The Daily Drop Cap

This looks like a promising ‘work in progress’ web site. Link to The Daily Drop Cap.

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WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson

WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson

One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from? With Where Good Ideas Come From, Steven Johnson pairs the insight of his bestselling Everything Bad Is Good for You and the dazzling erudition of The Ghost Map and The Invention of Air to(…)

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Old Jews Telling Jokes… Funny Videos

Only three episodes so far but this site looks very promising. Link to Old Jews Telling Jokes

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Puppies and Flowers : MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON

Puppies and Flowers : MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON

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Forget the film watch the titles

Forget the film watch the titles

A wide collection of opening title sequences. Great stuff. Link to submarinechannel and thanks to Miss Cellania at Neatorama

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9 Spanish anti-drug ads

9 Spanish anti-drug ads

9 ads from Ramón Rubial – Fundación Españoles en el Mundo, the Foundation for Spanish people all over the world. The campaign warns Spanish tourists about the dangers of doing (and getting busted for) drugs abroad. Beautiful work. Links to higher rez versions can be found here.   Cuba  Denmark  El Salvador  Greece  Liberia  Thailand (…)

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Most excellent Tipp-Ex (Euro version of White-Out) interactive YouTube viral (NSFW language)

Most excellent Tipp-Ex (Euro version of White-Out) interactive YouTube viral (NSFW language)

The frame take over is nothing compared to the way the user interacts with the video. I tried inputting several different words and each phrase was returned with an appropriate video response. Not following? Just hit play… This is by far the most ingenious use of YouTube I’ve seen in a long time. Click here(…)

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