• Friday Links

    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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  • BLTD + Lost Crates

    If you haven't received your box from Lost Crates yet, stop reading now. Don't pay any attention to the pictures either. However, if you haven't signed up or find yourself still wondering if you should, check out this month's picks. First off, the SC1 & KW1 Keybrids! A key-plus-keyring all in one. Your key should fit either the SC1 or the KW1 blank. Next, The Heart Merit Badge from Disorderly Goods. As they say, "for giving a sh*t." Also, Cocoon's GRID-IT!. Order from chaos. Organize your cords and gadgets with a haphazard grid of elastic bands. And, last but not ...

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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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  • Friday Links

    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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  • Friday Links

    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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  • Friday Links

    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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  • Friday Links

    Heather Benning turns abandoned home into human-sized dollhouse I think we've linked to this animation before, but in light of the recent Higgs Boson discovery, what the heck, here it is again (on openculture): Dark Matter Animated A Dress Made Out Of 50,000 Gummy Bears "...weighs 220 pounds, took three weeks to complete, and requires the strength of three adults to move." Pit Cherries Cleanly and Easily with a Chopstick and Bottle ‘Holi’ – A colorful short by Variable Instead of a stroller at the airport, use a cardboard box. Barry Rosenthal: Found in Nature (via thisisnthappiness) Have a great weekend.

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  • Lost Crates

    The first BLTD crate is live! For those of you that missed our previous note, we have partnered up with Lost Crates to select a few special things to be delivered to your door each month or each quarter, whichever you prefer. Whether you keep the crate for yourself or give as a gift to your favorite design aficionado, rest assured that we're pleased enough with the selection to buy the crates ourselves. If you've already signed up, there's only a matter of days before it shows up at your front door. If you've not, there are only a handful ...

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  • Friday Links

    Maxing out Your Triangle "A Simpler, More Beautiful Weather App": WTHR Chocolate Mill by Wieki Somers The risk management strategies of bee hives Old + new: Starfall Farm / Invisible Studio Dear Photograph now has a book. tumblr: anambitiousprojectcollapsing Enjoy this last weekend of June!

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  • Friday Links

    Delightful Paper Pop-Ups by Jenny Chen Reel DIY Bike storage by Yeongkeun Jeong and Aareum Jeong. Falling Slinky (the bottom doesn't move at all until the top catches up.) Also on kottke.org: Long-distance family portraits Infographic for Fruits, Veggies and Herbs, when are they in season? (via curiosity counts) It's summer. Time for Cabin Porn. Never Mind Your Abs -- Tone Your Brain (excellent illustration by Wendy MacNaughton) Enjoy the weekend!

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  • Friday Links

    Democrats & Republicans Disagree on Brands, Too This place has an interesting bed storage solution: Potts Point Apartment (via design milk) The secret meaning of the lines on a Solo cup (which turns out to be completely coincidental) "The most inspiring leaders are those who don’t work at a job but pursue a calling." from the article Homeless Man Turned Millionaire Offers The Best Advice I Ever Got We Americans spend less on groceries than we did in 1982, and we spend more on processed foods: What America Spends On Groceries For your next move, bookmark UsedCardboardBoxes.com. (via Unconsumption) Nice ...

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  • Friday Links

    FAUX COVERS. My favorite: Spreadsheet Enthusiast Handmade Type Mister Rogers Remixed (via Fast Company) This looks awesome: STILLA, a gyroscopic camera. (via swissmiss) Scale of the Universe (there's music, fyi) Smart for lofts: An Instant Guest Bedroom, Made from Canvas The $4,000 Bulletproof Polo Shirt And, if you missed it: Have a nice weekend.

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  • Father’s Day Gift Ideas

    Father's Day is fast approaching; it's on June 17th, which leaves approximately 8 business days to find/order a gift. If you're in need of a little inspiration, here's a few ideas, but do be sure to also look at our Gifts section if none of these strike your fancy. 1. Space Pen (gold), $58.00 2. Kikkerland Chess Bottle Stops, Set of 2, $13.00 3. Van Der Waals Stainless World Time Clock, $160.00 4. EDC kit, $44.00 5. Wenger Utility Pocket-Knife, $80.00 6. Titanium Multi-Tool Collar Stays, $30.00 7. Areaware SSKMRL Magno Model 3 Sustainable Table Radio, $300.00 8. Union Wood Co. Serving Board, $80.00 9. Cafino Coffee Maker, $165.00 10. Words to Live by Tattly gift box, $35.00

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  • Clothing for Furniture by Sinje Ollen

    Here's an entirely new way to approach an old or worn out midcentury classic: pay someone to knit a custom cover for it. If your piece is damaged or faded from the sun, Sinje Ollen can make custom 'clothes' tailored to the environment the piece lives in. Hand-painted yarns ensure a unique color scheme for your classic, and if you're not sure about what color is best, an in home consultation is available for an additional fee. If you're sharp, you'll have picked up on the word clues 'custom' and 'hand-painted', so you'll not be too shocked at the pricing. ...

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  • Friday Links

    Folded paper work by Simon Schubert (via Dezeen) 20 min. video (totally worth the time, trust me): Neil Gaiman Commencement Speech (via Do Lectures) Did you know that a Dormouse can hibernate six months or longer in a year? Also, if you need a cute injection: Snoring Dormouse Tattoos and the Stories behind them: Pen & Ink MIT’s Freaky Non-Stick Coating Keeps Ketchup Flowing Google World Wonders Project (via bookofjoe) You Won’t Believe How This Cat Walks Down This Fridge Neatorama: Faces on Strainers (via designcrush) Have a lovely weekend, as usual.

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