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Monthly Archives: March 2008

29-03-2008

I somewhat didn’t see that when it happenned but H&M bought a 60% stake in Cheap Monday jeans for $92 millions US.
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Philippe Starck tells magazine design is dead: “”I was a producer of materiality and I am ashamed of this fact [...] Everything I designed was unnecessary.”
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Imagine a 9-year-old heroin junkie. In Dallas, health [...]

27-03-2008

Photoshop Express VS Aviary: Online photo editing.
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“Every winter, people die on the streets.
The campaign aimed to make people aware of the life-threatening situation faced by people who live on the streets, especially in wintertime. In the winter, they dressed a mannequin as the Grim Reaper and placed it next to a road sign. The mannequin [...]

26-03-2008

You can easily share/stream 12 songs with Muxtape.
Mixwit offers a similar service but you don’t have to upload any song..
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Starbucks want you to do their job: “You know better than anyone else what you want from Starbucks. So tell us. What’s your Starbucks Idea? Revolutionary or simple—we want to hear it. Share your ideas, tell [...]

25-03-2008(2)

What Will Life Be Like in the Year 2008? Everything there’s from computer-regulated circulation to temperature-controled cities under glass domes… (Nov, 1968)
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Flee the army, immigrate to Canada. “Next month, the Canadian House of Commons is slated to debate a resolution that would allow conscientious objectors “who have refused or left military service related to a [...]

25-08-2008

A Guide to the French. Handle With Care. “In five and a half years living in Paris as an American correspondent, I have tried to make the country my own, knowing that I never will completely fit in, but always will be fascinated. ”
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The new Modernista! website is simply brilliant. It uses a left navigation [...]

21-03-2008

The “peace” symbol turns 50: “It started life as the emblem of the British anti-nuclear movement but it has become an international sign for peace, and arguably the most widely used protest symbol in the world. It has also been adapted, attacked and commercialised.”
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Is Our Happiness Preordained? “Two new studies this month add to a [...]

20-03-2008

*update* My favorite study just came out. Prices and Earnings by UBS 2008: you can check it here 
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We’re celebrating(??) today the 5th anniversary of Iraq invasion. hum. Happy anniversary…
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Strawberry Cocaine: Coming Soon To Nostrils Near You!
“The cops say the fruity stuff sold for $1,100–1,400 an ounce ($38–$49 a gram)– about twice as much as the [...]

19-03-2008

Arthur C. Clarke, a writer whose seamless blend of scientific expertise and poetic imagination helped usher in the space age, died early Wednesday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where he had lived since 1956. He was 90. [From 1948], he wrote a series of nonfiction bestsellers as well as his best-known novels, including “Childhood’s End” (1953) [...]

18-03-2008

Virgin Mobile moved quickly this week to produce an Eliot Spitzer print ad as part of its “You call the shots” campaign.
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“You already knew about Danny DeVito making limoncello out of a PR lemon, and you heard The Donald and P Diddy were all over the vodka thing, but since then, others have gotten into [...]

17-03-2008

I hope you all had a great weekend! I had some free time on mine so there’s a bunch of links for today! Enjoy!
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A water purifier bike: “The Aquaduct is a pedal powered concept vehicle that transports, filters, and stores water for the developing world.” IDEO is one of my fav company.

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“The Office for Metropolitan [...]