• Friday Links

    Bio-wool hard shell luggage made from recycled carpets A few good loft spaces over on Architizer It's only a matter of time before you send one of these GIF ecards. Via @netted Cat teaches baby how to walk (or, rather, to hold on to a cruiser) So much fashion at fashion week. And, to you London peeps, have fun next week. Documentary: Herb & Dorothy. Blobfish wins ugliest animal vote. (And it doesn't like the look of you either.)   That's all for this week. Enjoy the weekend!

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    In the absence of an interesting image for Friday Links, I present David Shrigley's FANCY ROOM TEA TOWEL. Half of the people in the United States live in the counties colored in blue. Set your Tweets to disappear with a simple hashtag: Spirit (via Fast Company) "Like a fingerprint, your heartbeat is unique." -Nymi Scientists Spark Auroras In a Bottle for Traveling Northern Lights Show Edible Vegan Chalk (for you or your kids) I’m collecting for someone who.. (not new but clever) If you have a cat, this tshirt is for you: Ask Me About My Cat tee shirt &...

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  • Friday Links

    Designer Ed Chew used recycled TetraBoxes to make this lamp. Night Sky Panorama - Bonneville Salt Flats truPad: this will make communication easier. Insert handwritten and typed notes directly on an image, and send via email. Kickstarter: Bike dock (this might be a post next week) LEGO® Builder Case for iPhone 5 Cable organizer in aluminum (on Kickstarter): QooQi   Have a nice weekend!

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  • Friday Links

    Nice transition from floor tiles to hardwood When 'Smart Homes' Get Hacked: I Haunted A Complete Stranger's House Via The Internet (via TYWKIWDBI) A House Built from Salvaged Materials Physically Transforms into an Open Air Theater Earth’s Seasonal “Heartbeat” From Outer Space Measuring the sky, the handy way   Not many links this week due to vacation/travel; that reminds me, if you've sent an email in the last week or two, it'll be a while before you'll get a response. Have a superb weekend!

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  • Friday Links

    Bird brick! via 10 SIMPLE, SCIENCE-BACKED WAYS TO BE HAPPIER TODAY 'Nature' by Ronald van der Meijs: 5000 chrome bicycle bells swaying in the wind Let your cat outside in a super long cage How excited am I? VERY: Lego Archhitecture Studio Clever! Fold-Out Pet Bed Alfredo Moser: Bottle light   Enjoy your weekend!

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    Tokyo Tower Gigapixel Panorama (via Phaidon) Love this/want this: Forebruary (via swissmiss) Here’s What Happens Inside You When a Mosquito Bites Cute: Monster Skin Rug (via Design Crush) Kickstarter: eleMount Why Quantity Should be Your Priority You've no doubt heard about this via your normal news channel, but just in case: WORLD'S FIRST TEST-TUBE BURGER 4 Ways to Recycle Your Old Gadgets If you zoom in, you can see the Abandoned World Discoverer Cruise Ship on google maps.   Have a freaking fantastic weekend!

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  • Friday Links

    There are nearly 200 galaxies within the marked circles in this image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Super Awesome Sylvia's WaterColorBot A Chef and Doctor Talk About Butter Water Bottling Plant in Coihaique, Aisén, Chile Sleep Cycle app. You've seen this before, but here it is again: How to Open a Wine Bottle with Your Shoe Die, Links, Die! How Link ‘Suicide’ Could Save the Web   Have a wonderful weekend!

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    Yes, that is a child's room above. Revisit the home of Karen & Christian Boros over at Freunde von Freunden. Good Stuff Happened Today A Wooden Train Set That Lets Kids Compose Tunes NFC-enabled rings How much water does it take to produce our everyday things? It was inevitable: "Ice Ice Baby" Sung By the Movies It's Okay to be Smart: How big is the solar system? Nobel Prize Winners Are Put to the Task of Drawing Their Discoveries (via ifuckinglovescience) Time lapse of old photo restoration Slate: Can You Name These Cities by Their Starbucks Locations?   Enjoy your weekend!

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    Crowsflight, a GPS compass app. Are viral cat videos actually viral? Mr. Rogers Takes Breakdancing Lessons from a 12-Year-Old Lichtenberg Figures: The Fractal Patterns of Lightning Strike Scars Bullets Split Exactly in Half Cocoon By Tanya Shukstelinsky: Sew Yourself A House   Only a short list of links this week due to a half-week vacation. Have a lovely weekend!

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    ‘Diogene’, A Minimalist House Prize-Winning Flight of AeroVelo's Atlas (via thekidshouldseethis) Book-Shaped Clear Acrylic Book Weight How to talk to little girls Washing Your Hair on the Space Station Visible/Invisible, a furniture series by Brooklyn-based designer Takeshi Miyakawa EssayTyper Fork the Cookbook Genetics Are Awesome I don't play piano, but I'm excited about this: C.24 - The Music Keyboard for iPad   Have a lovely weekend!

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  • Friday Links

    Image of Karena Schuessler's Berlin Apartment (Freunde von Freunden took the original images down, sad face) Bead-chain experiment Scientist figures out how those big-ass sailing stones move themselves across death valley The Rationale of Feng Shui in Architecture Cloud Cities by Tomás Saraceno What The Great Gatsby Looked Like Without CGI A better gift registry? Looks like it: Thankful Send your future self a picture: ThrowBack (via Netted) 3 reasons why exercise makes you smarter   Have a great weekend!

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    Time-lapse video of the center of the Milky Way from Chile’s Paranal Observatory, by photographer Stéphane Guisard. Foldable Origami Furniture (so exciting!) Why Diamonds Are A Sham Another time-lapse video, this time of a supercell storm cloud rotating over Texas. Let This Rube Goldberg Machine Show You How Cows Eat And Poop. (via Explore) 11 ludicrously groomed dogs HOOK: a personal, temporary hook for restrooms (on Indiegogo). Stephen Colbert's eulogy for his late mother, Lorna Colbert. Baby snow leopard live cam (via @wiredscience)   Huzzah! Have a nice weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    Street Stone (via GOOD) 6 steps: How to make Cedar Cladding (from Master Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori) Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes (via It's Fun to Imagine) Mr Bingo's Hate Mail (via It's Nice That) Andrew Junge - Pandora’s Box (2005) Hans Rosling explains the connection between population growth, wealth inequality and climate change... with LEGO, of course. (3:19 min.) Sonic Water (via thinx) Mungo Thomson: Negative Space How Animals See the World Whoa: Klein Bottles. More info at wikipedia: Klein Bottles   It's Friday! Enjoy the weekend.

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  • Fab

    The following post is sponsored by Fab. I don't know about you, but when Fab first started, I was a little addicted to checking it everyday. Then, I slowly weaned myself off, reminding myself that if I didn't look, I would be blissfully unaware of the everyday design steals. Now, after checking it again after weeks of restraint, I'm gob-smacked by the selection of items, some of which we've posted here on BLTD, and others that I'll be bookmarking for future posts. Here are a few items that caught my eye, most of which are of limited quantity, so sign ...

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  • Friday Links

    The Visual Patterns of Audio Frequencies Seen through Vibrating Sand (via It's Fun to Imagine) Heracleion Photos: Lost Egyptian City Revealed After 1,200 Years Under Sea (also via It's Fun to Imagine) New Bike Attachment Allows You To Share Your Bicycle With A Friend (!) A:LOG is an essential illustrated reference notebook for architects (on Kickstarter) 50 Animated Gifs for Every Situation Ever Know Where You Stand by Seth Taras (via thinx) Actors are people too Yeah, you've heard this already, but Samuel Beckett Used to Drive André the Giant to School (via Explore) Rare Glimpses of Birds of Paradise (via kateoplis) &...

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  • Herman Miller Sale

    This will be the last weekend of the Herman Miller® Sale, so if you want 15% off of 'specially marked products' you'd best start browsing. Hivemodern, Room&Board, DWR, and, you guessed it, the Herman Miller Store (along with several other stores I won't bother to name) are participating, so choose your favorite, find your item and know that you didn't pay through the nose like the rest of us impatient folks. "The sale is valid May 31–June 10, 2013. Save 15% and enjoy Free Standard Shipping on specially marked products produced by Herman Miller." Shown above: Eames® Molded Wood Side Chair, (reg. $669.00 - $919.00) ...

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