Blade Runner at 25: Why the Sci-Fi F/X Are Still Unsurpassed

Blade Runner at 25: Why the Sci-Fi F/X Are Still Unsurpassed

An interesting article by Adam Savage (MythBusters) on the sci-fi classic. I’m still such a big Blade Runner fan that I watch it at least once every 18 months. I also own pretty convincing replicas of the “blade runner blaster” wielded by Harrison Ford’s world-weary former cop Rick Deckard. The source material was a Steyr(…)

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Assassin’s Creed II — Print and TV

Assassin’s Creed II — Print and TV

Magazine insert, as you open it you tear the Pope’s head off. Disclaimer: I worked on this project.

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New carry case for your Taser and MP3 Player…

New carry case for your Taser and MP3 Player…

Jaysus, gotta get me one of these. iTase?  LAS VEGAS – A handy new holster from Taser International Inc. holds not only your stun gun but a music player too. Link to article 

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…stripped of their clothes were Adolf Hitler, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Josef Stalin, Charles de Gaulle…

…stripped of their clothes were Adolf Hitler, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Josef Stalin, Charles de Gaulle…

Photo: Alice and Indiana Jones Dublin, Ireland:  The theft of National Wax Museum figures will not stop next month's reopening of the tourist attraction, the museum's management insisted today. Dozens of models, including Bob the Builder, the Teletubbies and Frankenstein , were stolen from a warehouse in central Dublin last month. Replica uniforms from the Easter(…)

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Vintage Photography Collection — Figure#1

Vintage Photography Collection — Figure#1

A while ago I came across this book in a garage sale. Beautiful collection of work by famous photographers. See image 3 below for photographers’ credits. Thanks to Asha P. for inspiring me to scan it finally. 

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China frees 3 Canadian activists after Tibet protest

China frees 3 Canadian activists after Tibet protest

Very little coverage of this story in the US Media. Link to YouTube clip of a story CTV ran on the banner unfurling From CBC article:  Three Canadians arrested by Chinese police following a protest at the Great Wall against China's presence in Tibet have been released. The British Columbian activists — Lhadon Tethong, Sam(…)

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Nice Scrabble print ads

Nice Scrabble print ads

Agency: JWT, Chile Link to larger images Previously posted Scrabble ads here

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My Pet Fish Soap

My Pet Fish Soap

"My Pet Fish" Soap looks like the bag that you carry home from the pet store, but don’t be fooled…these plastic fish are not swimming in water, they are embedded in clear, vegetable based glycerin soap shaped like "water in a bag". A great party favor. Fun for kids from 1 to 100. Comes in(…)

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Edits by Edit — Posters of musical genres using one graphic element and one typeface

Edits by Edit — Posters of musical genres using one graphic element and one typeface

Each designer was asked to represent a musical genre using one element and one typeface (stating the genre). Link to EditsbyEdit. Via

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F is for Fail — An Alphabetical Odyssey Through The Creative Process

F is for Fail — An Alphabetical Odyssey Through The Creative Process

Really nice animation.

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Table prototypes by Florent Degourc

Table prototypes by Florent Degourc

http://florentdegourc.blogspot.com/2009/08/smooth-001.html May go well with Pieke Bergmans light bulbs.

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Breaking news from Charlotte: 2 cars in Gastonia are ‘buttered’

Breaking news from Charlotte: 2 cars in Gastonia are ‘buttered’

From article: Someone spread butter all over two cars in Gastonia early Tuesday morning. The cars, a 2005 Saturn Vue and a 2003 Jeep Wrangler, were outside a home on the 500 block of Hillcrest Avenue. Gastonia police do not have any suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-861-8000. Sweet(…)

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White guy arrested for rapping! Go Florida!

White guy arrested for rapping! Go Florida!

Article:  Brooksville, Florida – A 19-year-old was taken to jail Sunday evening for singing the profane words of a rap song when children were around. The children's mother, Amy Churchill, called Hernando County sheriff's deputies and complained that Christopher Holder was yelling profanities as he walked with two juveniles on Gordon Loop in Brooksville. Churchill(…)

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Royal Delft — design your own plates…

Royal Delft — design your own plates…

Link to generator (Click on 'Design your own plate') Click here to see more generators 

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Canadian designers make felt rocks and soft blocks

Canadian designers make felt rocks and soft blocks

Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MacAllen of Forsythe + MacAllen Design, www.forsythe-macallen.com, have been operating a multi-disciplinary design studio since 1996 and are currently based in Vancouver, Canada.  Felt rocks are sculptural pieces, made from 100% pure wool felt – solid all the way through! felt rocks are sold in sets of 6 hand selected rocks, including(…)

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schizzo or bipolar?

schizzo or bipolar?
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