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Nov 21, 2011

Roundup: 10 Cool, Design-y T-Shirts for Your Holiday Wish List

created at: 11/20/2011

Get Poor Quick by RAYGUN  $19.00

In case you haven't started yet, let this be a gentle reminder to begin working on your holiday wish list, unless you want to end up receiving another ugly necktie and a gift certificate to a gas station.

T-shirts are always a great item to put on your own list or to stick in someone else's stocking. Personally, I'm a huge fan of graphic tees…I just can't get enough of them (technically speaking, I could get enough, but there's still plenty of room in my closet for now). So I've compiled this round up of 10 funny and cool t-shirts that will hopefully give you some ideas for holiday gifts… read more

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Nov 21, 2011

Free Music Alert: Songs for Stuffing - A Thanksgiving Mix

Yeah, the grocery stores and commercials are full of standards for that other upcoming holiday, but this week, if you're not quite ready to jump to sleigh bells and mentions of misteltoe, try rocking out to NPR's "Songs for Stuffing," a collection of jams for… read more

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Nov 21, 2011

Back to the Future II: Recreates Photos from Decades Past (Again)

Buenos Aires-based photographer Irina Wearing has released a second installment of her amazing "Back to the Future" photo series, which "recreates vintage photos by placing the same [now older] subject in the same composition."

This time, her global vision has expanded to include Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, and various U.S. cities.

Yeah, that was the Berlin wall. Powerful stuff, right?

Back to the Future 2 (2011)

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Nov 21, 2011

Christmas Stocking-Shaped Blood Donation Bags

Check out this brilliant idea that Martin shared on CMYBacon - stocking-shaped blood donation bags.

As he remarks, 'tis the season for… read more

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Nov 18, 2011

Awesome Pedal-Powered Toy Forklift

created at: 11/16/2011

I don't shop for toys that often, so forgive me if this pedal-powered forklift by Linde is old news. One thing I can tell you, though, is that this beast definitely wasn't around when I was a kid, and man, I wish it had… read more

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Nov 17, 2011

How to: Make a Mod Holiday Wreath from Trash!

created at: 11/17/2011

Okay, play along. Take a look at this space-y, sputnik-y wreath above. It's made from stuff likely in your trash can. 

Figure it out? Got it?… read more

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Nov 17, 2011

10 Amazing Masculine Bedroom Designs

Oh, the internet interior design scene. You could spend a lifetime just clicking around, looking at images of incredible homes, clever ideas, and beds you just wanna snuggle up in.

Or, you can wait for some blogger to sieve through all the junk, and compile an amazing top ten, and then just look at… read more

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Nov 17, 2011

First Covers of Famous Magazines

created at: 11/16/2011

(Esquire - 1933)

Magazines might be struggling these days, but I still love 'em. There's something gratifying about flipping through the pages and ripping out pictures or articles that you want to save for later. Oh and did you know you can actually open a bottle of beer with a magazine? Try doing that with your iPad!

And then there's old magazines. You know, like Grandma's stash of 3 decades worth of National Geographic that gives you a peek into the lives of the Pygmy people back in 1950. Well rev up your time machines because here are the covers of the first issues of some of the world's most popular… read more

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Nov 16, 2011

In 1969, Salvador Dali Illustrated "Alice in Wonderland"...and It's as Trippy as You'd Think It'd Be

If you imagined that surrealist artist Salvador Dali illustrated the nonsensical Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in 1969, during the height of the psychadelic movement, you might expect some pretty crazy results.

And you'd be right. Cause he did. And they… read more

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Nov 16, 2011

Brilliant Idea of the Day: Grilled Cheese Croutons for Tomato Soup!

As a child, my favorite kid-friendly food was grilled cheese and tomato soup. It was one of the few days I bought lunch at school, and it always hit the spot after a snowball fight, or when at home on a sick day. It was even the first meal I learned to cook, around age nine.

As an adult? My favorite kid-friendly food is grilled cheese and tomato soup. Kids today can keep their chicken fingers and mac and cheese triangles, I'll stick with this combo of classic… read more

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