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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A must have accessory for any self-respecting fashionista

A must have accessory for any self-respecting fashionista

Why, for the love of Christ, do they have to have pink ones to appeal to women?  Link to Taser Clip from NYTimes:  The new C2, as the weapon is called, looks more like a large disposable razor than a gun, comes in a variety of colors and is $350, all of which Taser executives(…)

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Monster spider web spun in Texas

Monster spider web spun in Texas

Entomologists are debating the origin and rarity of a sprawling spider web that blankets several trees, shrubs and the ground along a 200-yard stretch of trail in a North Texas park. Officials at Lake Tawakoni State Park say the massive mosquito trap is a big attraction for some visitors, while others won’t go anywhere near(…)

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“Wankin’ Bankers” — How does Ireland, a country of 3 million people, rack up a debt of $115 billion? (NSFW language)

“Wankin’ Bankers” — How does Ireland, a country of 3 million people, rack up a debt of $115 billion? (NSFW language)

Thanks Chris C.

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Women of the future will make the moon a cleaner place to live.

Women of the future will make the moon a cleaner place to live.

1968 Lestoil moon helmet ad

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Who casts the first stone? or the renegade Polish nun story…

Who casts the first stone? or the renegade Polish nun story…

(image source: Flickr) The building’s electricity was cut off in April, but sympathisers from the town have continued to provide food and water under cover of darkness. The nuns have on occasion thrown stones at journalists trying to speak to them. Link to The Australian

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Crush the Castle — cool little Flash Game

Crush the Castle — cool little Flash Game

Play Crush the Castle. Thanks Chris C.

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Nepalese ‘goddess’ is reinstated

Nepalese ‘goddess’ is reinstated

Update to previous post: A 10-year-old girl who is worshipped as a living goddess in Nepal has had her title reinstated after defying tradition and visiting the US. Temple authorities at her home town say that she will not be stripped of her title because she is willing shortly to undergo a "cleansing" ceremony. Sajani(…)

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The Art of Emma Hack

The Art of Emma Hack

Artist Emma Hack, who lives in Australia, creates really gorgeous designs utilizing female models that she successfully blends in with their surroundings. Link to more samples here. Vaguely similar to the Israeli artist, Desiree Palmen, I posted about here last week. 

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Clever teaser produced by Showtime for “Weeds”.

Clever teaser produced by Showtime for “Weeds”.

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Breaking news. Paula Abdul breaks nose in dog mishap

Breaking news. Paula Abdul breaks nose in dog mishap

Paula Abdul broke her nose over the weekend after she fell while trying to avoid stepping on her Chihuahua, her publicist said Monday. Abdul was recovering from the mishap and will appear on "American Idol" Tuesday and its season finale Wednesday, publicist David Brokaw said. "She's a little sore, but is doing fine," he said.(…)

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I Love Lunch! The Musical — Improv Everywhere

I Love Lunch! The Musical — Improv Everywhere

Previously: Grocery Store Musical — Improv Everywhere Latest Improv Everywhere — Surprise Wedding Reception Excellent T-Mobile Ad, a la Improv Everywhere Improv Everywhere — Brooklyn Bridge Flash Mob “Can I have a napkin please?” — Improv Everywhere Grand Central Station Stunt — 200+ people ‘freeze’ for 5 minutes

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Nice Hot Wheels print ads

Nice Hot Wheels print ads

From the advertising agency Ogilvy out of Mexico and creative directors Rafael Martínez, Luis Elizalde and Sandra Flores.

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(Advertising) New Luxury Car Reserves Parking Spots

(Advertising) New Luxury Car Reserves Parking Spots

Clever bit of outdoor advertising, not only are you reaching your market (drivers) but by taking up valuable parking spaces, make an impression on them. Parking spaces in the Grand Gateway in Shanghai were blocked out in December and January. Pedestals and notices told motorists the spots were reserved with the message: "This parking lot(…)

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Tonight only! Zombie strippers at the Admiral: The undead meet the unclothed

Tonight only! Zombie strippers at the Admiral: The undead meet the unclothed

From The Chicago Tribune: One rips off a bikini top. The other rips an arm off a hapless victim, beating the just-single-limbed person mercilessly before feasting on the bloody remains. Neither wants you touching them. Exotic dancers and zombies, the two grand pillars of American subculture, have finally joined forces — thus proving our nation’s(…)

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