Great news! They’re stealing our books!

Great news! They’re stealing our books!

Clip: FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The Frankfurt Book Fair has an indicator to help publishers gauge public interest in the new offerings presented at the annual exhibition — the unofficial "most stolen book" index. Bild am Sonntag and Germany's ZDF television have come up with lists of titles most stolen from 15 leading German publishers' stands(…)

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Food packaging vs. actual product shots

Food packaging vs. actual product shots

  A German website, Pundo3000.com, has conducted a study of 100 different products by comparing the look of the products as shown by the packaging with the actual contents inside the boxes. Quoting the website, which is in German: “All products were purchased, the packaging photographed and the contents prepared and photographed too. All products(…)

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You have 918915 friend requests.

You have 918915 friend requests.

Advertising Agency: Publicis Conseil, France Executive Creative Chairman: Olivier Altmann Copywriter: Olivier Dermaux Art Director: Matthieu Vinciguerra Account Team: Gaëlle Morvan, Manuella Perche Photographer: Reza Behnam Published: April 2009 Media: Outdoor and Press Previously on Wonderbra: Today’s excellent Wonderbra ad brought to you by Publicis Frankfurt… Wonderbra — The Big Reveal More Wonderbra ads —(…)

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A nice collection of everything Tom Waits

A nice collection of everything Tom Waits

music, photographs and YouTube Links Link to Oskar Lewis

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BBC apologizes for talking on-air about a plant known as a “black man’s willy”

BBC apologizes for talking on-air about a plant known as a “black man’s willy”

Quotes from article:  Gardening author Bob Flowerdew admitted he had "only ever seen one close up – and not that colour". Horticulturalist Anne Swithinbank added: "I've never seen one in my life. They don't really like the cold, as you can imagine. They shrivel up and look very unhappy." Link to article 

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Helvetica Cookie Cutters

Helvetica Cookie Cutters

via Beverly Hsu Previously similar: Chocolate Keyboard — Just what I need at 4pm… Chocolate Type Foundry — brilliant idea!

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Lipstick, eyeliner, action for Goth Penn

Lipstick, eyeliner, action for Goth Penn

Photo Credit: @my_cine From The Irish Independent: NO, that’s not ageing rock star Alice Cooper. Hollywood actor Sean Penn appeared in lipstick and eyeliner yesterday to play a Goth rockstar on the streets of Dublin. In ‘This Must Be The Place’, the 50-year-old takes on the role of a music legend living out his retirement(…)

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Excellent stop motion animation — The Wolf and the Pig

Excellent stop motion animation — The Wolf and the Pig

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Cleveland Police say truck full of cookies also contained $1,000,000 in Mexican pot.

Cleveland Police say truck full of cookies also contained $1,000,000 in Mexican pot.

One stop shopping: Another big cache of drugs off the streets…this time in a legitimate shipment of Chips Ahoy cookies! 634 pounds of marijuana were seized early Friday morning on Cleveland’s west-side. It represents the second $1,000,000 seizure of marijuana in as many weeks. This latest bust resulted from a three-month joint Cleveland Division of(…)

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New Murals From Alexandros Vasmoulakis in Shenzhen, China

New Murals From Alexandros Vasmoulakis in Shenzhen, China

Click on images for larger. Previously Alexandros Vasmoulakis: The Murals of Alexandros Vasmoulakis —Updated By Alexandros Vasmoulakis in Karditsa, Greece

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Russian soldiers response to “The Sound of Music”

Russian soldiers response to “The Sound of Music”

That's what was going on behind The Iron Curtain? Link via MissC

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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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