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Posted on March 20, 2008 Under Travel

The forward-thinking folks at LAX know as well as anyone how much of a hassle airline travel can be; weather delays, unforeseen luggage mishaps, and plenty of other aviation-related issues can always put a damper on your departure. While many…

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Posted on March 5, 2008 Under Food

I remember walking into A Salt and Battery the first year I lived in New York, and having heart palpitations when I discovered that at Easter, they do deep fried Cadbury Créme Eggs. As disgusting as that sounds, you shouldn't…

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IA's Web Trend Map 3, Now Available in Wall Version

Posted on March 5, 2008 Under Design

As promised, Information Architects just released the poster version of their super-sexy Web Trend Map 3. For $50 plus shipping, you can have your own map of Web 2.0 on your wall; for free, you can visit their site for…

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Posted on February 27, 2008 Under Design

Plenty of people love to showoff their chopstick chops while chowing down on Chinese food. They'll specifically ask for the troublesome utensils in order to impress their friends as soon as they reach the table...and sometimes, if you look over…

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Gap+Rehab: The Sound of Color

Posted on February 26, 2008 Under Music

So what exactly is the sound of color? Gap and San Francisco-based Rehab asked this question to five bands, who each wrote corresponding tracks for Sound of Color. The pieces were then handed off to different directors who were allowed…

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Doane Paper in Squares, Checks, and Grids

Posted on February 15, 2008 Under Books

Way back in the Summer of 2006, long before we directed you toward the miracle that is Doane Paper, Chad Doane decided to count the ways in which he loved Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke. Rather than picking up a flower…

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Posted on February 14, 2008 Under Design

Since my puppy, Piper, has spent the past six months doing very little other than eating, pooping, and growing -- more specifically, growing from this to this -- I gave up on buying her sweaters a long time ago. That…

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Talia Shipman: Exodus

Posted on February 12, 2008 Under Art

For someone having graduated this past spring, Talia Shipman brings a stylized maturity to her work that other photographers spend years honing and perfecting. The young artist has already experienced her work being published and shown in galleries worldwide, and…

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Pixish: Beta

Posted on February 11, 2008 Under Art

Derek Powazek sure knows how to make lemonade out of lemons. Even after the sudden (and forced) disassociation of both himself and his wife, Heather, from JPG Magazine, a magazine they founded, together, he's turned around to create yet another…

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design*sponge DIY Contest 2008

Posted on February 6, 2008 Under Design

We know there's a bunch of you out there, just waiting for an excuse to bust out your electric drills and saws in the name of DIY hackage. Grace over at D*S (as well as the fine folks at 2Modern)…

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