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Naked People

Posted on March 5, 2009 Under Art

Nudity! Yay! Old men! Boo. Germans! What? Here's a provocative little site where you can click on 24 Naked People from all walks of life (and we mean all walks -- in case you were wondering what that middle-aged accountant…

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Urban Camouflage

Posted on March 4, 2009 Under Art

Chameleons, commandos, Transformers, and high school freshmen all blend in with their surroundings for survival. In Germany the idea of Urban Camouflage deals with our relationship to urban space. Inspired by the ghillie suit -- the military camouflage that makes…

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Global Shortlist Giveaway

Posted on February 13, 2009 Under Books

It's Valentine's Day! You're so f-ing sick of hearing that! But, it does give us a good segue (it's sexy!) and nominal excuse (a gift for your Valentine!) to give away three copies of the Mr. and Mrs. Smith: The…

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Alternative Superbowl Logos

Posted on January 28, 2009 Under Design

If we could change one thing about this Superbowl, it wouldn't be the logo (how do you go 11-5 with a backup QB and not make the playoffs? How!?). But, we recognize there are creative people out there who just…

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Municipal Winemakers

Posted on January 7, 2009 Under Food

We love bringing people together. Employees and employers, husbands and wives, and graphic artists and small wineries... We recently got an e-mail from Dave Potter at Municipal Winemakers thanking us for cluing him in to Brooklyn artist Jon Stetzen, who…

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Olly Moss Shoots the Baddies

Posted on January 7, 2009 Under Art

At JoshSpear.com we don't condone violence. Unless it's against Freddie Kruger, the Terminator or Godzilla. Then we're all about our second amendment rights. Illustration giant Olly Moss and his 'Shoot the Baddies' print will get you prepared for that onslaught…

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Chrismukkah Bonus Day 2: ISO

Posted on December 19, 2008 Under Art

The Prize: Multimedialist (tis the season to invent labels) Scott Hanson wants to hook you up with an Iso50 Gift Pack that includes a poster and T-shirt from his formidable collection of graphic design work. And while we're on the…

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Chrismukkah Bonus Day: Timbuk2

Posted on December 16, 2008 Under Travel

The Prize: More? You want more? Well, you deserve more. If you still haven't had any luck with the holiday freebies, we're giving away travel bags (one Checkpoint, and one Suitcase) from Timbuk2 to two winners, as well as one…

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14 Days of Chrismukkah: Chikabird

Posted on December 15, 2008 Under Design

The Gift: A Chikabird gift pack (makers of these fine wallets) containing a notebook in your choice of available colors, a Slow Loris pocket notebook and motorcycle tee. The Rules: We're using complicated chaos models to determine the winner. Just…

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14 Days of Chrismukkah: Jack Threads

Posted on December 14, 2008 Under Fashion

The Gift: As we mentioned yesterday, nekkid jobless people are overrunning the country. And while we can't do anything about the unemployment rate, we can give away virtual gift certificates from JackThreads to hide your shame. The affordable online urban…

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