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18 Jun, 2012

A love letter to plywood

Posted by: Dave In: Creativity|Design|DIY|Video

A love letter to plywood (10min) – by Tom Sachs This is a clever video about…you guessed it…plywood. – Dave

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31 May, 2011

Realistic baby masks

Posted by: Dave In: Design|Weird

From artist, Landon Meier, these baby masks are pretty weird.  There is video of them as well. $250 seems a little expensive. (via Laughing Squid) Dave

Via the Comics Alliance: Since their original publication in the 1920s, the stories of H.P. Lovecraft have endured and grown into an entire subset of the horror genre unto themselves, with themes of the unavoidable insanity that comes with knowledge and cosmic insignificance that are far more subtle and ultimately terrifying than the average ghost […]

22 Sep, 2010

Grand Taxonomy of Rap Names

Posted by: Dave In: Design|Humor|Music

Link to the original larger image. Also…my rap name is Big E. Fries. – Dave

21 Jul, 2010

Winnie the Hulk

Posted by: Dave In: Design|Humor|Weird|Writing

WINNIE SMASH PUNY HUMAN! Art of Andrew Harkins (via BoingBoing) – Dave

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video link (via Hell for Leather) Shinya Kimura started building custom motorcycles from the ground up in Japan. He doesn’t plan anything. He just starts cutting metal. The quote that gets me is this one: “It feels nothing like how violent it looks from the outside. It’s very serene. The ground and the sky are […]

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26 May, 2010

Prisoners of Gravity: Watchmen

Posted by: Dave In: Design|TV|Video|Writing

Video link This is an interesting 20 year old British interview with Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons (the creators of the Watchmen). This episode of Prisoners of Gravity was broadcast in 1991 and it is a half hour documentary about Alan Moore and David Gibbons’ genre twisting series Watchmen. Contained within this video is the […]

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19 Mar, 2010

Rubik’s Cube for the blind

Posted by: Dave In: Design|Games

I can’t decide if this is genius, or cruel. Either way, it’s interesting. (via Yanko Designs) – Dave

16 Feb, 2010

Screwpop keyring tool

Posted by: Dave In: Design|DIY|Gadgets

I love stumbling across good industrial design.  And when the industrial design involves a tool, it’s even better.  I follow several tool/gadget blogs and stumbled into this while reading one of my favorite tool blogs, Toolmonger. It’s pretty amazing how much planning and effort goes into a little tool like this.  You may see a […]

03 Feb, 2010


Posted by: Dave In: Design|Weird

Be honest, you just lost 3 minutes staring at this thing, didn’t you? – Dave

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  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
  • Kevin David Anderson: check out our other wreaths at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150452725264516.391111.360128594515&type=3
  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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