• BLTD Site Update

    Expletive! We finally got our site updated! That affects several things that you probably don't care about, as we didn't change much visually. However, you probably do care about the fact that we no longer need the app that you may have on your mobile device. Yes, the app worked, and yes, it looked okay, but now the normal BLTD site will load on whatever gadget you're on without the occasional hang-ups and weird landing pages that we had before. So, please say your goodbyes to the app we had, and say hello to the newly updated BLTD. Please add ...

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  • Friday Links

    - This thing moves! Behnaz Farahi's Caress of the Gaze (via thinx) - Back/neck tension? How about a "luxury" foam roller? RolPal (via NYTimes) - The 20 people who have given away the most money to charity - A "cute" surveillance camera: Ulo - Ha ha- Daniel Craig's thoughts on James Bond - A "futuristic" wallet: Kallet - ROAR: smart safety jewelry - Cantilevered Home in the Mountains Enjoy your weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - Love. More marmoreal! - Like! The LightBox: A wireless, interface-free light switch. - Did Astronomers Find Evidence of an Alien Civilization? (Probably Not. But Still Cool.) - Piet Hein Eek wallpaper range for NLXL (the black brick looks superb) - Papestack: faux cardboard fireplace around your tv - Pretty/strange: Dirt Pattern Material - Bogobrush: buy one give one - The unusual research methods inspiring Ikea’s new products - Jennifer Angus wallpapers Renwick Gallery with a pattern of 5,000 exotic bugs Have a nice weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - Eyrie Houses / Cheshire Architects (via Remodelista) - Faye Toogood's Bone Hardware - Customizable neon letters and numbers- Fun! - Yikes. We have passed Peak Fish. - Remember the Ockham Razor? They now are offering a lighter travel version. - Eight reasons to be hopeful about the future of our food system - Kinda cool: FurniQi - Wireless Charging Bamboo Side Table - Book art by Guy Laramée - Stool Zero, "a series of recycled crown seating stools made from discarded plastic electrical housing and recycled fan covers." Have a great weekend!

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  • Ikea’s Sinnerlig Collection

    If you haven't heard of Ilse Crawford's collaboration with Ikea, you must have been hiding away under a rock. Now that you've crawled out to enjoy the sunshine, you'll be happy to know that the Sinnerlig collection is finally making an appearance at some stores. You'll find tables and stools with cork tops on metal legs, woven baskets, bamboo lampshades, frosted table lamps, stoneware pitchers, pots, glass jars and bottles. It's slightly overwhelming, but you'll do fine. Just breathe slowly, stay calm, and take your pick. Personally, I couldn't resist the coffee table in dark brown- $99, can you effing believe ...

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  • Friday Links

    - It's an artist's canvas, and it's also a speaker. The Soundwall® Chalkboard is pretty neat too. - Say goodbye to stripped screws: Knife Edge™ Screwdriver Bits on Kickstarter - Modern Cornhole on Kickstarter - Donna Wilson Sweaters! - Deaths from gun violence vs. deaths from terrorism, in one chart - I saw this in person last night at Houston's Contemporary Art Fair, and it's pretty fun: Finell Poke Container. This one also looks neat: Crawl Silicone Container. - Robot Guides Soybean Plant To Light (via we-are-star-stuff) - The Rich Color Variations of Pluto (via npr) Enjoy your weekend!

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  • Friday Links

    - For three days from October 1st through 3rd, Superpowers of Ten, an alternative version of Charles and Ray Eames’ film Powers of Ten, will be shown in Chicago for the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial. - Self-Rolling Fitness & Yoga Mat - Is this a good or bad idea? MasterPan All-In-One Frying Pan - 3 strategies for replacing your lawn (via Gardenista) - A Personal Security App: Virtual Halo - Interesting: New Architectural Collages by Matthias Jung - Listen: If a Tree Falls in the Forest… These Megaphones Will Amplify Its Sound Have a great weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - Ooo, interesting: New Samsung TV by the Bouroullec brothers - Teeny tiny drone - Crash Course Astronomy: Neutron Stars, Pulsars, and Magnetars - Book: Soviet Bus Stops - This gif is pretty funny - FvF: Anthony and Phoebe Dann - 2015 Ig Nobel Prize winners (follow the link to see them all) - "Punkt has launched a stripped-back mobile handset designed by British designer Jasper Morrison that only offers basic phone functions." Interested? Have a good weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - Tiny (amazing) Vacation House / Hristina Hristova - Not liking your current can lights? Here's a quick fix: EzClipse - Kickstarter: Water Wasp is the best off-grid survival solar watermaker. - Cute: Watch To-Do organizer - House in Hatogaya by Schemata Architects (via leibal) Have a great weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - An all White Attic - Graphic Designers, this is how you should charge your clients - Hmm. Male seahorse and human pregnancies remarkably alike - Incredibly woolly sheep- it needed help "relieving the beast of its life-threatening load" - Color(ed) Theory: Color, Race, and Space in Chicago’s South Side - Teensy tiny little horses - 4 Engineering Students have Developed a Device that Converts Sign Language into Voice and Text (via Gender and Science) - Transportation: there are balloons and then there are balloons Enjoy your Labor Day weekend- we'll be back on Tuesday with posts.

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  • Friday Links

    - Runners: Million Mile Light - Marie Kondo: "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up" - Hooray! Snow Peak develops Food-Grade Silicone Cups (will be a post next week, I'm sure) - Good news or bad? A Lot of Published Psychology Results are Bullshit - And you thought the Clintons were paid a bunch of money per speech .... - For your laptop or phone: Marble covers - 100,000 white balloons fill Covent Garden for art installation reflecting human heartbeats Have an excellent weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    - House 1101 in Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain - Brain: Discover The Backwards Brain Bicycle - A Statistical Analysis of the Work of Bob Ross - Video: Using leftovers to save the planet - Model Citizens - Kickstarter: Uprite Ergo Sit2Stand Height Adjustable Workstation - Astronauts Will Test a New Way to Recycle Urine and Sweat into Drinking Water (via unconsumption) - Video: People Of All Ages Give Life Advice To Their Younger Counterparts - Keep your extra credit, business, and gift cards in this: Mini Card Book Enjoy your weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    -Ceramics by Katharine Morling -Want to learn something? This is the coolest: Theories of Everything, Mapped -Yay for Hay! HAY Mini Market Hits New York -Cute stools: Reproduction No. 5 and Reproduction No. 8 -FreeYourFeet -8/10 was my score this week. Fast Company News Quiz -ELERT Illuminated Sports Backpack -Stores Suffer From a Shift of Behavior in Buyers -‘Living Things’ (via unconsumption) Have a great weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    -A Renovated Farmhouse in Northern Italy -Jon Stewart On His 'Daily Show' Run: 'It So Far Exceeded My Expectations' (#‎JonVoyage‬) -Cool collapsible guitar stand: Stol -USB powered motorized monitor accessory: ROTATO -Appreciation is a better motivator than money -Inkbox, the 2 week tattoo -A cute, simple smartphone controlled alarm clock: JustTheBell (this might be a post next week) -Handcrafted skate boards: Murksli Custom Boards -Art Bikes Have a great weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    -A Strikingly Minimal Home Built in Less Than Six Months -Make it rain: UCLA unveils augmented reality teaching sandbox (via Δ S > 0) -A few tips on how to make your home feel better: How Home Design Supports Your Success -Are you sick of advice like this yet? 7 HABITS OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE ACHIEVED WORK-LIFE BALANCE -The Origami Robots -The best person who ever lived is an unknown Ukrainian man -Cool! (Literally) Cold Pot (via treehugger) Have a great weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    -First World Problem Pills. 100% peppermint and "100% of the profit goes to Aids Fonds’ aim to provide HIV medication to people who can’t afford it." -Get the BLTD app already! Available (for free) on iTunes. -There's a Cabin Porn book and you didn't tell me?! -Kinda cute? Nuclear Plant, Concrete Flower Pot -Yes! Naoto Fukasawa designs minimal kitchen appliances for Muji -Trying To Keep Your Data Safe? You're Probably Doing It Wrong -Crazy (good) floor at Taschen's store in Milan -Origami tents! Origanid (via Petit & Small) -balloon in glorious slow motion (wait until the end, it's worth it) Have an ...

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