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December 30, 2011

record cover costumes

love these :: see more at http://www.buzzfeed.com/burnred/old-record-covers-with-new-sleeves-281t (via buzzfeed)

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December 29, 2011

"flexing" in brooklyn

breakdancing + contortionist movement :: not for the easily squeamish :: but pretty mesmerizing :: click below to watch :: (boing boing)

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December 28, 2011

lyrics that aren't words

despite the annoying costume choices of the two guys, this is pretty great :: a history of song lyrics that aren't words :: click below to watch and sing along :: (boing boing)

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December 27, 2011

photos from the dead sea

incredible images from the salt formations of the dead sea :: see more here http://boingboing.net/2011/12/26/dead-sea-salt-formations-gall.html#more-136002 :: (boing boing)

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December 21, 2011

the best in street art

an excellent use of the "round up" genre :: see more here :: http://www.streetartutopia.com/?p=5982 :: (via boing boing)

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December 20, 2011

black ceremony's "daytime fireworks"

an exhibit from the arab museum of modern art :: "a progression of ten different scenes exploring themes of death and homecoming" :: read more here: http://www.mathaf.org.qa/mathaf_cai_black_ceremony.html :: click below to watch ::

Posted by zefrank at 12:30 PM | Comments (0)

December 19, 2011

abandoned chinese fake disneyland

abandoned most things are haunting to look at :: but china's "fake disneyland" seems especially so :: read more from photographer david gray here: http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2011/12/12/chinas-deserted-fake-disneyland/ :: (via visual news)

Posted by zefrank at 12:23 PM | Comments (0)

December 16, 2011

body landscapes :: photos by alan teger

teger constructs these beautiful (and fairly sensual) landscapes out of the human body :: more here http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/miniature-body-landscapes

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December 15, 2011

give anyone in the world a white christmas

http://www.star.me/fun/snow/ :: enter an address and watch it snow :) happy holidays!

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correlation or causation

"Statistics are easy: All you need are two graphs and a leading question" :: Chandrasekaran at Bloomberg Weekly helps to explain some general trends :: (via boing boing) ::

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December 13, 2011

Proteigon: A Geometric Stop Motion Short

as little as the world needs another stop motion animation video, this one's a little like magic :: click below to watch :: (via colossal)


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December 12, 2011

john leung's optical illusion rug

leung just won the red dot design award for his moire effect rug :: click below to watch :: (neatorama)

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December 8, 2011

mysterious paper sculptures

love this story :: read more about the anonymous paper sculptor and his/her incredible work :: http://community.thisiscentralstation.com/_Mysterious-paper-sculptures/blog/4991767/126249.html

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ted sabarese photos :: people and fish

people and the fish that best represents them :: via boing boing :: check out more of sabarese's work here: http://www.tedsabarese.com/

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December 7, 2011

"mobius ship" :: at the indianapolis art museum

that iam, they know what they're doing :: see more here http://www.imamuseum.org/art/collections/artwork/m%C3%B6bius-ship-tim-hawkinson :: (via visual news)

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December 6, 2011

traffic in ho chi minh city

a hypnotic video by rob whitworth :: click below to watch :: (via buzzfeed) ::

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December 5, 2011

celebrity close-ups

you know when you look at something really close up, it looks completely alien? :: try celebrities :: go to http://celebritycloseup.tumblr.com/ for more :: (via neatorama)

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December 2, 2011

favorite shirt day!

today, according to charlie wilkins, is favorite shirt day :: wear your favorite shirt with pride :: http://www.favoriteshirtday.com/

from the website :: "Scientific Fact: Wearing your favorite shirt will make you 3-15% happier. Whether a treasured tee or a fresh crisp light blue oxford with the perfect amount of starch, or anything in between, if it's your favorite, you should wear it on December 2nd. Let's all be 3-15% happier together on the first Friday of December."

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December 1, 2011

jenny slate :: self-esteem video

what if we all had a peanut gallery of self-esteemed boosters? :: (and they clashed with our reality) :: click below to watch ::

Self Esteem: Jenny Slate from Dean Fleischer-Camp on Vimeo.

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