Quirky's Petal Drops

Posted on December 8, 2009 Under Eco

Last night (and early into the morning today) Quirky got crazy and developed a green product in 24 hours. What they came up with is called Petal Drops, a flower shaped funnel that fits on top of standard threaded water/soda…

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The Plastiki Expedition Toy

Posted on December 8, 2009 Under Design

My friend David is sailing from Los Angeles to Sydney on a boat he calls the Plastiki made entirely of recycled plastic bottles. What a nut case, right? I had agreed to go with him until I went on some…

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Grand Opening: The Holiday Office Party

Posted on December 3, 2009 Under Life

Grand Opening pulls it off again. Now I can have a holiday office party and not deal with the clean up! Invite your network, invest in quirky gifts, decorate the tree with office supplies, snuggle up by a wastebasket fire.…

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Japanese Bar Codes

Posted on November 9, 2009 Under Design

I covered some wild Japanese barcodes a few years ago. The Dieline has a nice roundup of some new ones I've never seen before. Awesome!

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Posted on October 28, 2009 Under Music

Like live shows? Sick of the old-school ways to find them and buy tickets? Me too. Check out GigLocator. I'm impressed by the work of James Proud and his partner Miles in London. Keep up the good work guys!

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99% Conference 2010

Posted on October 28, 2009 Under Life

This year's 99% Conference was a huge success. So, why not register for next year way ahead of time? For a limited time they're offering $300 off the regular ticket price of $699. A steal. Go, do it, now!

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What do birds eat? Well, human trash.

Posted on October 22, 2009 Under Art

Easily some of the most unsettling photographs I've seen in a very long time– but oddly important to spread around. Artist and photographer Chris Jordan always nails the point. These photographs of albatross chicks were made just a few weeks…

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Posted on October 20, 2009 Under Fashion

The ffffound of products. SVPPLY. Incredible and this is just the beginning of something great. Svpply is a retail bookmarking and recommendation service. Filtered through the collective wishlists of our members, Svpply features the full spectrum of retail products, from…

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Want to buy American?

Posted on October 19, 2009 Under Life

Want to buy American and support your nation (if you live here)? Check out The American List. This is a great resource and I hope it continues to grow! There are many Made in the USA lists throughout the internet,…

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Posted on October 15, 2009 Under Life

Another Ji Lee production! The recent arrest of Roman Polanski for the rape of a 13 year old girl in 1977 has caused much debate around the world. On one side, Polanski's defenders argue he should be freed immediately because…

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