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  • Friday Links

    - MYCANOE: Origami Folding Canoe That Travels in a Box - Patrick Stewart and a Pitbull named Ginger - Artist Remixes “If You See Something, Say Something” Posters in NYC Subway - What Would Happen If We Just Gave People Money? - Six irrefutable pieces of evidence that prove climate change is real - The art of conversation, explained by the only artist to get eight US presidents to sit still - Mr. Rogers Introduces Kids to Experimental Electronic Music by Bruce Haack & Esther Nelson (1968) (I'm sure I've linked to this before.) Enjoy your weekend.

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  • International Women’s Day

    Today is International Women's Day. Take time to get involved, whether it's by pledging your support to #BeBoldForChange or by participating in A Day Without a Women (see below). Anyone, anywhere, can join by making March 8th A Day Without a Woman, in one or all of the following ways: 1. Women take the day off, from paid and unpaid labor 2. Avoid shopping for one day (with exceptions for small, women- and minority-owned businesses). 3. Wear RED in solidarity with A Day Without A Woman Check out International Women's Day and Women's March for more information.

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  • Friday Links

    - Moment 2.0: Make your iPhone or Pixel A Better Camera - Trigger: Retaliatory Online Donations (via mashable) - You Can Wire Up A Rose To Store Electricity - How to make your kid good at anything - Kickstarter: Leverage Bottle Openers - DID THE OSCARS JUST PROVE THAT WE ARE LIVING IN A COMPUTER SIMULATION? - Someone paid $15,000 for a chunk of mold and honestly what a steal - 10 Hours of Ambient Arctic Sounds Will Help You Relax, Meditate, Study & Sleep. Hopefully. Enjoy your weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - A decent looking fitness tracker: Steel HR (via Forbes) - Michael K. Williams asks Michael K. Williams: You think I’m being typecast? - Cue: The Smart Cuckoo Clock - Hmm. “Tell me what kinds of toxins are in your body, and I’ll tell you how much you’re worth,” - How the Design of Your Spoon Can Enhance the Taste of Food - The science of “hangry” - Fun! Vintage Vogue Tattly Enjoy your weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - How To Make Speakers From Post-Its - It's that time of year again... Knoll Classics Sale - Superb little summer home: Font Rubi Cottage - For your favorite records: flipbin - Opening Soon: A New Architecture School With No Fees and Zero Studio Hours - This Metal Conducts Electricity But Not Heat "That could make it useful as a coating for smart windows; when they got enough sun, they’d become reflective like metal and keep some of that light out." - ORBIT Ruler BY STUDIO JUJU - The Privacy Enthusiast's Guide to Using an iPhone - Loewe reveals its…

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  • Friday Links

    - Qoowl Shade - LOVE - The World's First Intelligent Turntable - seikon creates vibrant mural painting on old balneotherapy center in świdnica, poland - Researchers now know the words that make you sound credible (or phony) on Twitter - 'FUCK I LOVE YOU' Rubber Stamp - Amuneal Murphy Bed - How "I'm not a Robot" checkboxes work - Botanium - Grow Edible Greens - DAYZ planner 18 months 2016-2017 Enjoy your weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - Piaggio introduces Gita personal cargo droid that follows you around - Daily news got you down? Experts Suggest How to Adjust Your Media Diet - And, Positive News - Kayashima: The Japanese Train Station Built Around a 700-Year-Old Tree - Cute Little Lightning Bolt Light (there's also a Little Neon-Like Heart Light - Neat New York Cityscape Architectural Model - Zoomable version of The Cat’s Paw Nebula from ESO. - Pink! Crosby Studios

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  • Friday Links

    - Pretty space: Kinfolk Gallery - Netflix! Abstract, The Art of Design (via kottke) - Doomsday Clock Moves Closer to Midnight - Huh? Birkenstock launches line of beds as next step in comfort design - For your rugs: Fringe Comb - Moon Night Light Enjoy your weekend!

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  • Friday Links

    - Pretty trash: Whitney Paperweight by Chen Chen and Kai Williams - Tiny multi-tool! MyPocketMaster-titanium multi-tool for everyday carry - Tip: How to Hang Curtains - Anish Kapoor flaunts use of "world's pinkest pink" despite personal ban from its creator - And, should you want to buy "The World's Most Pinkest Pink" or other very vibrant hues: Stuart Semple - Fun: Two professors sculpt each other in less than ten minutes - Did we already link to this? Elegant three-step method for creating new habits Have a great weekend!

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  • Friday Links

    - FlipBooKit, the original hand cranked movie machine. (Create your own animation for fun.) - Do you knit? - WOJR designs forest cabin for a grieving man - Hang Upside-Down to Save Yourself from Choking - Gerardo Osio designs range of mobile objects to suit a nomadic lifestyle - Video: Lithography - Old news, but somehow I never saw this Freaky Rug by Bertjan Pot. (via SightUnseen) Enjoy your weekend.

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  • Happy New Year!

    Here's to a very Happy New Year to you and your favorite people. On a side note, we're taking this next week off for travel. Enjoy your first few days of 2017! Shown above and below: Flutes, Set of 2, $30.00

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  • Top Picks of 2016

    Can you believe 2016 is coming to a close? Whether this year has been wonderful or difficult, now's a good time to reflect and ruminate on what you'd like the new year to be. I'm planning to travel to more far-flung destinations and learn at least one new language. And you? What will you do? While you ponder that question, take a look at our top 5 posts from 2016. And, hey, thanks for visiting BLTD and for liking/linking to us this year- we couldn't keep doing this without your support. 1. Iso Organizer L 2. U Desktop Caddy 3.…

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  • Happy Holidays!

    Here's hoping this holiday weekend will be the best you've had yet. Relax, have fun, and stay warm! Shown above: Diamond Music Box Shown below: Mozartkugel Music Box, Snowball

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  • Gifts

    Still on the hunt for the perfect gift? You'd best be quick. Remember, you can click on over to our Gifts category, where items have been sorted according to price. Plus, the Gift Guides are always fun to peruse. Some retailers are offering next day shipping, but if not, best hit the sidewalks or roads for local shops. Happy shopping! Gifts Under $25 Gifts $26-$50 Gifts $51-$75 Gifts $76-$100 Gifts $100+ GIFT GUIDES

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  • Stefan Boublil Wish List 2016

    Stefan Boublil, the creative director of the apartment, is next to share his wish list of gifts to give/receive this holiday season. Thank you, Stefan, for continuing the tradition! In Stefan's own words: Wanna wrap yourself in cotton candy until the demons have flown over and it's safe to come out? That's how I feel too and I know of only one remedy, short of that sticky mess, to help us be whole again: doing good for others this holiday season. 1. First mellow out by sending the WestWorld Radiohead covers throughout your place with a system that costs a…

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  • Friday Links

    - Women Who Draw (via slate) - Cute Wooden Toys - Useful Stedi Hands-Free Funnel - Something to think about for the new year: I kept a Happiness Jar for a year to get data on how to build a more joyful life - A versatile furniture system on Kickstarter: GO - Growing Object - Cute: Recycled Skateboard Geometric Air Plant Holder (the cutting board is pretty neat, too) - Another interesting travel pillow: Infinity Pillow - Precision Machined Pepper Mill - Pretty Painterly Spectrum Resin Lamp

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