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Aug 14, 2013

The Best Dressed Film Characters of All Time

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Ever look to the silver screen for style inspiration? What looks get you going? James Bond, sure, but are you more of Steve McQueen or James Deen? How about Woody Allen (seriously)?   

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Aug 07, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: August 7, 2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.

 

A look at how much caffeine is actually in a storebought cup. Apparently, "the milligrams of caffeine per ounce vary from chain to chain as

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Jul 31, 2013

Famous Shoes: Pop Culture's Most Iconic Footware

Photographer Federico Mauro has embarked on capturing some famous style pieces and accessories: eyeglasses, musical instruments, even guns. But I'm especially intrigued by his shoes...something rarely seen in movie closeups and 3/4 shots, but just as iconic as the rest of the wardrobe.    

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Jul 30, 2013

Superhero Silhouettes Reveal Their Past and Present Identities

California-based designer Khoa Ho created a new poster series called "Superheroes - Past/Present." The artist depicts graphic silhouettes that detail how several popular superhero narratives turns previous perceived weaknesses into the very thing that gives each hero his power.   

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May 29, 2013

What to Watch on Netflix: A Flowchart

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With the television season winding down and the theaters full of mostly superheroes, summer is the time for going back into the archives, and catching a quality series or some films you may have missed. These days, that's easier than ever with online media streaming services, but with algorithms making recommendations, there are likely things that you'll totally love that have never showed up in your "Recommended" section.   

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May 28, 2013

The Gear: How Reggie Watts Creates His Unique One-Man Music Experience

Anyone familiar with comedian, musician, and performance artist Reggie Watts knows that his act depends on his  absurdist, postmodern sense of humor, amazing musical chops, and a unique microphone and gadget set up that allow him to create full arrangements using just his voice.created at: 05/28/2013

Gizmodo visited with Reggie during a soundcheck last year

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May 22, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: May 22, 2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.

 New York creative studio Vault 49 came up with these incredible typographic designs hand-painted onto vintage handsaws.     

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Apr 10, 2013

The Best Iconic Sandwiches from Around the World

The concept of nestling some tasty filling inside a few pieces of breads is nearly universal, present among cultures found all over the globe. So, to pay homage to those indigenous, unique portable edibles and the cultures that love them,

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Apr 01, 2013

Finnish Brewery Recreates a 200-Year-Old Beer Found in a Shipwreck

In the summer of 2010, several bottles of beer were discovered in a shipwreck below the Aland archipelago at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Due to the unique environment - cool, constant temperatures, high pressure, and total darkness, the beers were preserved, and completely drinkable, becoming one of the world's oldest existing beers.   

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Mar 05, 2013

Life Advice from Ron Swanson: "People Who Buy Things Are Suckers"

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Ron Swanson - TV's favorite craftsman - offers some tongue-in-cheek inspiration for makers of all sorts. 

Click play to watch the video below:   

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Feb 13, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: February 20, 2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web. 

"Down for the Count" chart shows the number and means of deaths in Quentin Tarantino movies. And Pulp Fiction is among

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Feb 04, 2013

Panto'N'Roll: Color Swatches Meet Pop Song Titles

Panto'N'Roll is the clever new project from creative firm Chic & Artistic, wherein the sub Pantone swatches for colors mentioned in song titles and lyrics. It's part design joke, part homage to pop music, and all sorts of fun.    

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Jan 31, 2013

A Rare Historical Scotch, Back on the Rocks

In 1907, Ernest Shackleton and his crew set out to reach the South Pole, taking all the gear, food, and fuel necessary to keep the team alive in the extreme climate. The Antarctic explorer also brought something else with him, cases 

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Jan 22, 2013

Minimalist Movie Posters Summarize Plots with Pictograms

Designer Matteo Civaschi of Milan-based creative studio H-57 just completed a series of movie posters, dubbed "Shortology", which use ultra-minimalist pictograms to summarize the film's story arc.   

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Jan 21, 2013

A Visual Compendium of Famous Guitars

created at: 01/21/2013

The team at Pop Chart Lab has released their latest cultural compilation: famous guitars from throughout music history. 

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Jan 03, 2013

Minimalist Group Portraits of Cult Movie Characters

Artist Ale Giorgini has a created a (rather large) collection of vintage-inspired collections of his favorite movie characters. Illustrated and stylized without being cartoon-y, each piece features the cast and a creative inclusion of the title somewhere within the limited color palette.    

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Nov 14, 2012

Cool Site of the Day: The Infinite Jukebox Remixes Your Favorite Songs to Play Forever

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The Infinite Jukebox is a new project by Paul Lamere that allows you to upload any song to be remixes on-the-fly into an infinite loop, playing the song forever.  

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Nov 14, 2012

Blow My Mindsday: November 14, 2012

created at: 04/17/2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.

Artist Ernie Button plays with the shapes and textures of boxed breakfast cereal in his fascinating

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Oct 29, 2012

The Ten Songs that Saved Your Life

created at: 10/29/2012

"But don`t forget the songs that made you cry...and the songs that saved your life"
- The Smiths, "Rubber Ring"

"Ten Songs that Saved Your Life" is a project that asks artists, musicians, writers, designers, and other creatives to pick the, uh, ten songs that saved their lives.

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Oct 25, 2012

A Typographic Film Alphabet

Artist and designer Meagan Hyland has just completed her six month project, "Meagan's Movie Alphabet," an A-to-Z collection cinematic-themed typography. You know..."H is for High Fidelity" with a themed letter, and so forth.  

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