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Entries from March 2008

ina seifart.

March 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Berlin-based designer, Ina Seifart creates distinctive jewelry and accessories using simple objects. The pieces above, made of gold chain and bits of string organically muddled together, are a delicate complement for your neck.

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Tags: design · fashion · jewelry

Ellen Degeneres' Marshmallow Game.

March 28th, 2008 · Comments Off on Ellen Degeneres' Marshmallow Game.

During her “Big in Japan” week, Ellen adopted this Japanese marshmallow game as a rotating contest on her show. It’s hilarious — grown women in kimonos desperately trying to bite the precarious marshmallow. Watch the vid below. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbrFmadW2zc&hl=en]

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Walcott by Vampire Weekend

March 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Walcott by Vampire Weekend

If you have any sort of affinity toward Massachusetts, you should check out Vampire Weekend. I was totally unaware that at least four of their songs are about this state! I really enjoy “Walcott,” listen here. My parents gave me that very same Casio for my 10th birthday.

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Tags: music

Calico Cat Cafe: Come to Cuddle?

March 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Calico Cat Cafe: Come to Cuddle?

Located in the Kichijoji district of western Tokyo, Calico Cafe allows visitors to cuddle with cats for 800 Yen/hour (about $US 8.00). The cafe materialized due to the lack of space and increasingly strict housing requirements for residents of the city, making it extremely difficult to own a pet. To satiate the want for kitties, […]

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Tags: animals

Trilobis 65 Floating home.

March 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments

One day our society could run out of building room, the land so overpopulated that the only place to turn for expansion is the water. It’s alarming to think about, but Naval designer Giancarlo Zema’s Trilobis 65 — a floating habitat sufficient for six people — could very well be the home of the future. […]

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Tags: design

Virtual bubblewrap!

March 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Virtual bubblewrap!

I like popping bubble wrap, you like popping bubble wrap, why not pop some bubble wrap online? Now you can! It feels so good! Just clicccckkkkk here.

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

March 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The most anti-anti-graffiti poster I’ve ever seen!

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Tags: design · paper goods

Tangerine Promotions: Shot glasses, coffee mugs, and Lauren Conrad's collection?

March 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on Tangerine Promotions: Shot glasses, coffee mugs, and Lauren Conrad's collection?

Last week I wrote this splendiforous post about L.A. Fashion week. As a nice little postscript, I thought I’d  share with you, my readers, a juicy bit of info that I came across today in this article on NYmag.com. It’s about Lauren Conrad’s clothing line, oh, and why its destined to fail (like there was […]

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Tags: current events · fashion

Le Loup.

March 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on Le Loup.

Listen to We are Gods! We are Wolves by D.C.-based band, Le Loup!

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Tags: music

mark jenkins.

March 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Oh my god, is that girl going to jump? Are those human legs coming out of that trash bag? What the hell? Is that man putting his head through a wall? Nope, look again, it’s a street installation by artist Mark Jenkins. Humorous, clever, thought-provoking, brilliant, all adjectives to describe Jenkins’ work that’s popping up […]

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Tags: artists