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Julia Fullerton-Batten

Posted on January 30, 2008 Under Art

Welcome to the wonderland that is the work of photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten. Building on her growing rep as one of fine art photography's rising stars, her photo series Teenage Stories landscapes are populated with seemingly indifferent giant girls. Even if…

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Troika Cloud

Posted on January 30, 2008 Under Art

I want one of these in my living room. Looking to bring a little new-wave pizazz to their understandably high traffic Heathrow Terminal 5, British Airways commissioned UK art and design studio Troika to create "Cloud." Suspended in the air…

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Pangea Day

Posted on January 29, 2008 Under Life

In 2007 Arab-American documentary filmmaker Jehane Noujaim was awarded a TED Idea Prize for her wish to "bring the world together for one day a year through the power of film." The realization of her dream will happen on May…

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MSU Student Invitational

Posted on January 25, 2008 Under Design

Okay graphic design students "“ it's time to get your ass in gear and win the adoration of your peers and design-lovers far and wide. Plans at Mississippi State are heating up for the 3rd annual AIGA Student Invitational File…

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You Are Beautiful

Posted on January 25, 2008 Under Art

We live in a world that bombards us with fear-inducing marketing aiming to convince us that we're too ugly, too fat, or too old so that we'll go out and buy stuff to fix it. How often, if ever, do…

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Earth Hour 2008

Posted on January 24, 2008 Under Eco

I remember having a moment during the big ol' northeastern blackout in 2003. Without electricity, people left their houses. They walked outside and talked to each other. Best of all, I looked up and saw stars. In the wash of…

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Happy Pills

Posted on January 24, 2008 Under Food

Mary Poppins had it right. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Even better, what if the sugar is the medicine. Designed in Barcelona by studio m, Happy Pills is a modern day collision between confectionary and apothecary.…

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19.20.21.

Posted on January 18, 2008 Under Life

In 2006 the planet crossed a tipping point "“ more than half the world's population now live in cities. Focusing on 19 cities with populations greater than 20 million people at the turn of the 21st century, 19.20.21. is a…

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Daniel Firman

Posted on January 18, 2008 Under Art

French artist Daniel Firman's work is a diverse bunch of opposites. His life-sized body cast plaster sculptures stand in impossible formations - balanced on each other's feet or crawling upward into an inner tube. Clothed and proportioned, but with faces…

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Tappening

Posted on January 16, 2008 Under Life

It's definitely one of the biggest branding successes (or shams) of the last 25 years that we've been led to believe we should spend $15 billion a year on something that, for most of us, shoots out of a faucet…

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