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    We finally got our stuff together and set up a BLTD newsletter; now you won't miss anything ever again. Get a load of this weekend retreat by MW Works (via adventure-journal) Quick trick: Lighting a Candle Using Smoke (and a lighter) Awesome. The Rijksmuseum Puts 125,000 Dutch Masterpieces Online, and Lets You Remix Its Art What’s Really Happening In Blacked-Out Manhattan Overcoming Creative Block in 10 Easy Steps by Debbie Millman (via Explore) "...each breath we take consists of 8 x 10^22 atoms. To get some sense of that last number, if each of those atoms of air were a grain of sand, ...

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    Why the Snooze Button Is Ruining Your Sleep Gender Bending Cute idea: Magnetic Wallpaper (via More Design Please) Button 2.0 via @theaptcreative Great collection of rooms using plywood over at style carrot via @designmilk Sign the Bill of Reproductive Rights Hitchcock Hallway Also, paper bird sculptures by artist Diana Beltran Herrera. Now, go and have a fascinating weekend.

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    New research suggests it may be much more difficult to climb the social ladder than we thought Excellent selection over on Adventure Journal of weekend cabins Bicycle Commuting Map via @swissmiss Get Up. Get Out. Don’t Sit. Strange Bedfellows Super Suit Carrier (€26) 13 Brilliant Science Museum Billboards via @stefanboublil Why your kids need a Roth IRA via @m_cof Two Fans Construct Batcave Out Of 20,000 Plastic Bricks Prank signs for the London Underground via boingboing Have a lovely weekend.

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    Rotating 3D nebula (via itsokaytobesmart) A Third Act for a Tiny House History of Earth in 24-hour clock (via curiositycounts) Spectacular 'Rain Room' Watch a Water Droplet Bounce in Super Slow Motion Sophie Duran's Undiscovered Wonders of the World Sculpting by numbers New research suggests it may be much more difficult to climb the social ladder than we thought (thanks Liz) American Obesity: The Biggest Threat to Fuel Economy? LAURENT CHEHERE'S FLYING HOUSES As usual, have a very nice weekend.

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    Video: Bionic legs/exoskeleton developed by Richard Little Roman Ondak, Measuring the Universe via @designcrush WattzOn provides info and guidance on how to conserve energy and save money. The Ghosts Of Google Street View by Italian artist Paolo Cirio. Irving Harper's place is pretty cool. (Paper sculptures!) Korable Block is an interactive tool for learning the Korean alphabet. It also looks rad. Uh-oh. Image: Worst iPhone 5 delivery experience of all time via @bookofjoe So simple, so smart: wooden bicycle carrying device CERN Data Turned into Melody Enjoy your weekend!

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    Would You Recognize Yourself With A Completely Symmetrical Face? Hubble captures extraordinary view of Universe Lovely old school charts and educational posters at The Cartographer. Facebook is now working with the data collection company Datalogix. Here's how to opt-out of the data they are collecting. What’s invisible? More than you think Timelapse of Roxy Paine's "Scumak No. 2" Friday Illusion: How to move a dot with your mind We Are the Introverts (via @youngna) This video shows London bikeshare users’ favorite routes. Oobject Enjoy your weekend (that's an order).

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    Moth Trails at Night (via Design Crush) Quick and easy online marketplace, like a yard sale but on your computer: list of things for sale (via Netted) Make an animated gif image online freely and easily, no registration required: GIFMaker.me What do you first see when you look at this Best Wishes Key? I saw an anatomical heart. A Mom Finds Her Son’s Lost Monkey Stuffed Animal on eBay Three Years Later Unusual Specimen Portraits by Michael Mapes (via Laughing Squid) From artists Julius von Bismarck and Julian Charriere, some pigeons are more equal than others. (via, again, ...

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    88 youtube tutorials Take this quiz and see which candidate you side with: iSideWith.com giant anthill excavated (via science in a can) One day left on this Kickstarter campaign: the X-pen...an aluminum Felt tip pen Scenes From A Disaster: Modern San Francisco Remembers The 1906 Earthquake Bits of Mystery DNA, Far From ‘Junk,’ Play Crucial Role washable keyboard (this might be a post next week) The Internet Map Have a super weekend. See you Monday.

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    Boost Productivity By Working From Home, Really! How math-phobic parents can teach kids to love math. Restore Your Own ‘Valuable Artwork Of Jesus’: The Cecilia Prize. See the whole gallery of submissions on their pinterest page. And, if you haven't heard the story: Spanish fresco restoration botched by amateur (via designtaxi) Infographic: Which States Have the Worst Air? Dr. Carmella’s Guide to Understanding the Introverted! (via facebook- thanks Nick) A Deck of Cards (different) by Monja Gentschow, 25,00 € (this might become a post next week) Tastes of Cindy: Drag artists re-enact Cindy Sherman portraits (via Explore) Have a very nice ...

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    Curiosity's First Track Marks on Mars And you thought you were industrious. Chinese Man Makes His Own Prosthetic Arms Out of Scrap Metal The sound of a dying star How Many Apples Does it Take to Power a Lamp? also: Photographer Caleb Charland Wires Apple Trees, Fruit Baskets and Stacked Coins to Create Alternative Batteries Normalize your photos What if everyone jumped at once? i like this art Want: Gravity Stool Wall Shelf as Secret Drawer (via geekologie) Have a lovely weekend.

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    You Probably Have Too Much Stuff DVD Dead Drop by artist Aram Bartholl Russia's Pussy Riot protesters sentenced to two years Ridesharing for everyone: zimride and lyft Stephen Fry: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 18 “Baby Got Back” sung by the movies Artwork of Geoffrey Chadsey (via booooooom) The life and death of sports fans Have a very nice weekend.

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    Just in case you haven't looked at it in a while: Unhappy Hipsters. Annandale House by CO-AP. Listen to articles with SoundGecko, a text-to-audio transcribing service. via @brainpicker It's okay not to like certain art: Remembering Robert Hughes, the Art Critic Who Took No Prisoners. Looks promising: At The Pool. via Netted Four Sisters Recreate Their Childhood Photos. via thisisnthappiness Over 5000 people in 6 different regions used 1.8 million LEGOs used to create map of Japan. via architizer Have a nice weekend (summer is almost over!).

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    Google's Versailles 3D Take the ‘Happiness Experiment’ Martín Azúa's Basic House. "A basic inhabitable volume; foldable, inflatable and reversible." Watch Curiosity's Landing! Aug 5, 10:31pm Pacific, Aug 6, 2012 1:31am Eastern Beat the heat with a Tank Pool (check out the solar powered filter too) (via Brick House) What if every Olympic sport was photographed like beach volleyball? (via kottke) Gorillas Seen Dismantling Deadly Poacher Traps Dynamic VHS Tape Installations by Zilvinas Kempinas Waste Landcape "is a 600 square meters artificial undulating landscape covered by an armor of 60 000 unsold or collected CDs, which have been sorted and hand-sewn." Planets app (via bookofjoe) ...

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    Due to last week's vacation break, we are woefully behind on emails. Please be patient and we'll reply (if necessary) by the end of next week. And now, your Friday Links: Etienne Gros foam sculptures Light ‘n Go Bonfire Log (via design crush) "I can eat my favorite song." TED: Neil Harbisson: I listen to color Weather app: Solar Notify your favorite small businesses about Smallknot. (via swissmiss) Craziness: The 72-Room Bohemian Dream House A Survival Kit For 30 People That Turns Into A Stove Video (with sound): This is your planet Video (with sound):Baby bear rescue Install Mountain Lion ...

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    Check out the 24th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest winners. (via curiosity counts) NYTimes: Tiny Concrete Jungles 430 square ft. Apartment in Tel Aviv For those of you familiar with the "All the Things!" meme, here's the origin of that: This is why I'll never be an adult wevther (via swissmiss) Have a lovely weekend.

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    Fabric Made From Sheets Of Dryer Lint NYTimes: The ‘Busy’ Trap By Tim Kreider All 135 Space Shuttle launches at once Letters of Note: Slaughterhouse Five (via openculture) I Stole This From You (via Tumblr Tuesday picks) FACEMATH (also via Tumblr Tuesday picks) Think your place is small? For comparison, get a load of this: King's Cube via @core77 "LazyTruth is a free Gmail gadget that automatically triggers fact-checked content when you receive a misleading email forward." Have a great weekend!

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