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Entries from July 2005

Strong Man Stunts

July 18th, 2005 · Comments Off on Strong Man Stunts

How to Preform Strong Man Stunts – By Ottley R Coulter. http://www.sandowplus.co.uk/Competition/Coulter/Stunts/stunts-intro.htm

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Tags: strangeness + randomness

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

July 18th, 2005 · Comments Off on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Think i know what i’ll be buying at lunch today … http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/item.asp?Item=978155192756&Catalog=books

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Tags: montreal + canada + the world

Throwing Design Rules Out The Window

July 18th, 2005 · Comments Off on Throwing Design Rules Out The Window

“Sometimes rules should be thrown out the window. Often the most valuable lesson in art and design schools is ignored. For a visual communicator to grow and improve, you must be prepared to throw everything you just learned out the window. Expect the unexpected. It doesn’t really matter what you were taught if once you’re […]

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Tags: design + art + typography

I love skateboarding because

July 15th, 2005 · Comments Off on I love skateboarding because

http://www.theskateboardmag.com/media/qt/tsm_vid1.htmll

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Grid Systems

July 15th, 2005 · Comments Off on Grid Systems

High on my “buy-list”… “Although grid systems are the foundation for almost all typographic design, they are often associated with rigid, formulaic solutions. However, the belief that all great design is nonetheless based on grid systems (even if only subverted ones) suggests that few designers truly understand the complexities and potential riches of grid composition. […]

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Tags: design + art + typography

Icelandic Power

July 15th, 2005 · Comments Off on Icelandic Power

Inspiring. “In 1874 the science fiction writer Jules Verne envisaged a world in which water would replace coal as the fuel of the future. Now the Icelanders believe they can turn that dream into reality within a generation – and they are taking the first steps next year in their project to create the world’s […]

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Tags: montreal + canada + the world

OLED keyboard

July 14th, 2005 · 1 Comment

I don’t read nor speak Russian, but from the looks of this amazing keyboard i would guess it has small OLED screens under every key that can display the current keyboard setup. language or custom mapping. http://www.artlebedev.ru/portfolio/optimus/ english version : http://www.artlebedev.com/portfolio/optimus/ update : more info … http://www.gizmodo.com/gadgets/peripherals/input/index.php#optimus-oled-keyboard-112517

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Tags: tech + the internet

Greatest Games of All time

July 13th, 2005 · Comments Off on Greatest Games of All time

Some of my favorite games of all time are here (and i’m a very picky game player) Diablo Myth Tetris Super Mario 3 “The editors of GameSpot have one thing in common: We’ve all been playing games for as long as we can remember. Over the years, we’ve each played some truly incredible games that […]

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Tags: games + diversions

Mullen

July 13th, 2005 · Comments Off on Mullen

One of my heros .. “Rodney Mullen walks alone. He is a pioneer, a revolutionary, a wizard for lack of a better word. And as such, he must walk alone. Alone since his days as a 10-year old when it took him three years to become the best freestyle skateboarder in the world. Alone in […]

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

The nerd who saw too much

July 13th, 2005 · Comments Off on The nerd who saw too much

“Gary McKinnon has been accused of committing the ‘biggest military computer hack of all time’, and if extradited to the US faces up to 70 years in jail. So how did this techno geek from north London end up cracking open the Pentagon and Nasa’s systems? He talks exclusively to Jon Ronson as he awaits […]

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Tags: strangeness + randomness

Lunar Lander

July 13th, 2005 · Comments Off on Lunar Lander

“Inside the lunar lander Challenger, a radio loudspeaker crackled. Houston: “We’ve got you on television now. We have a good picture.” Gene Cernan, Apollo 17 commander: “Glad to see old Rover’s still working.” “Rover,” the moon buggy, sat outside with no one in the driver’s seat, its side-mounted TV camera fixed on Challenger. Back in […]

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Tags: montreal + canada + the world

Pieces of a VW

July 12th, 2005 · Comments Off on Pieces of a VW

VW displayed in pieces. “Like walking into Napa Auto parts and taking “one of everything” for a VW Golf.” Click here for larger version

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Tags: hacks + do it yourself

Signs point the way

July 11th, 2005 · Comments Off on Signs point the way

Signs point the way, more photos found here. Our trip to NH this past weekend. Check out the photoset here… http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevey/sets/575355/

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Plan B 2005

July 8th, 2005 · Comments Off on Plan B 2005

Plan B skateboards is back. Cool little interview video courtesy of Danny’s site. http://www.dannyway.com/users/uploads/planb.mov

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Listening to this will make you dumber

July 8th, 2005 · Comments Off on Listening to this will make you dumber

Listening to this will make you dumber. “Podcasting is hot. But it just got hotter. Paris Hilton invites you to join her on “The Paris Hilton Podcast.”

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Tags: tivo + movies + music