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Nov
30


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A Gift for Me

6:32 pm | writes:

If you’re looking to get the “perfect gift” for your favorite Hanttula.com author, might I suggest this little trinket.
{ No, I’m serious, please buy it for me. Seriously. }

Nov
30


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iXi Bike

2:03 pm | writes:

Introducing the iXi Bike: a compact, sleek ride that loses the greasy bike chain, is collapsible for storing at work on in a cramped apartment and has graphically-pleasing style. Oh la la.
{ but, starting at $1100, it’s certain that my feet will not grace its pedals anytime soon. }

Nov
30


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Designers without Borders

2:00 pm | writes:

The name “Designers Without Borders” had me excitedly thinking that I could use my design skills for some greater good, but I can barely make sense of the website, let alone the proposed projects.

Nov
30


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Aaron Ruell Photography

1:57 pm | writes:

Aaron Ruell, who you might remember as Kip from the movie “Napoleon Dynamite,” is also quite a good photographer.

Nov
24


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Seven Seats

8:40 am | writes:

Subaru, in promoting a new vehicle, challenges filmmakers to create a 30 second movie “promoting the idea that a seven passenger cross-over utility vehicle will be introduced by Subaru. And make it so great that people will forward it to everyone they know.” Filmmakers vie for the $10,000 prize (in either a film school scholarship or cash & prizes.)
{ link from Dan }

Nov
23


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SwankSigns

12:13 am | writes:

SwankSigns.org: dedicated to the art of mocking public works.
{ a second look at various public works, safety & informational signs from around the world. }

Nov
22


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NaNoWriMo 2004

2:50 pm | writes:

Just 8 days left for those participating in this year’s NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month): where participants aim to each complete a novel in the span of a month. { If you have yet to start, you can probably still make LoNoWriWe (Local Novel Writing Week). }

Nov
22


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Rollei Minidigi

1:57 pm | writes:

Rollei (best known for the twin-lens reflex cameras of yesteryear) introduces the MiniDigi: a scaled-down, digital version of the classic Rolleiflex.

Nov
22


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Books by Color

9:13 am | writes:

For one week, Adobe Books (in San Francisco) had their books arranged by the color of their covers. { if anyone knows of better photo-documentation of this event, please let me know. }

Nov
21


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Fingerprint is Your Password

11:18 pm | writes:

Wow: “Tired of passwords? Replace them with your fingerprint.
{ the technology has been around for awhile (my brother has had a print reader for years), but it’s impressive to see that it’s so close to becoming mainstream. }

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