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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Major mistake from Montreal High Lights festival

If you’re running a website of a festival, with a full schedule detailing your activities, you should expect everybody to check it 5 hours before your last major event. Well, the Montreal High Lights festival didn’t. There’s a huge need of bandwidth right now… their website is so slow, nothing is being displayed correctly… hopefully [...]

links for 2009-02-27

Academic Earth - Video lectures from the world's top scholars
(tags: science reference learning education free university)

Condé Nast's new style magazine: Love - can you feel it in your fingers? | Media | guardian.co.uk
I'm looking down at one of the most delicious magazine front covers I've seen in a long time – glossy mint green with [...]

links for 2009-02-26

Valet. > Style > Fashion Shows > The Fashion Week Spectrum - Fall/Winter 2009 Collections
sp/su 09
(tags: fashion)

Google’s Internet Bus in Tamil Nadu, India - PSFK.com
On February 3rd in Chennai, India, Google India launched the “internet bus“. It is a mobile bus designed to share the experience of internet as tool for learning, with Individuals throught [...]

links for 2009-02-20

Oddies in subway (71 pics) » Dilidoo.com - In fun we trust! Pictures, photos, videos, flash, games, celebs, hot stuff
A series of pictures with different interesting and bizarre peoples in the subway.
(tags: Photography)

Average age for first cell phone in the UK? Eight!
The numbers come from a survey of “1,435 people including 546 children aged seven [...]

links for 2009-02-19

Should Fashion Stores Sell Cars? - PSFK.com
There’s an ominous all black new storefront on Lafayette Street near Soho in NYC. Large dark wood doors are flanked by windows covered in black and white photographic murals lit by giant film-set style lights. Not a sliver of the interior can be seen from the sidewalk but its [...]

links for 2009-02-18

Rinspeed iChange Concept: Mighty Morphing Electric Changer
The Rinspeed iChange concept, headed to the Geneva Motor Show, is touted as the world's first adaptive car-body based on passenger count thanks to a magical rear end. Also, it's controlled with an iPhone.
Seriously, the Swiss auto tuning company claims "In seconds a streamlined one-seater sports car transforms into [...]

links for 2009-02-16

Joaquin Phoenix Odd Letterman appearance - 02/11/2009
Andy Kaufman VS Joaquin Phoenix
(tags: news humor)

Andy Kaufman on Letterman (June 24th 1980)
Andy Kaufman VS Joaquin Phoenix
(tags: news humor)

Concert for the deaf and the hard of hearing in Toronto. « The way bands do it
Ryerson University’s Centre of Learning Technology and the Science of Music, Auditory Research and Technology [...]

links for 2009-02-15

Pixel Puppy Is All Fuzzy Cuteness - Urlesque - Internet Trends, Viral Videos, Memes and Web Culture
Okay, so this ad campaign for the Leika D-Lux 3 may not be new, but darn it if it isn't cute!
8-bit and pixel art is quite the web trend, as we know, and this incarnation combines two of our [...]

links for 2009-02-14

The Art of M. S. Corley: Harry Potter Redesign
Great simple retro book cover redesign for Harry Potter series. It only lacks a bit of fantasy …
(tags: design art books)

Microsoft to open own stores, take on Apple
Microsoft Corp announced plans Thursday to open its own chain of branded stores as it looks to catch up with [...]

links for 2009-02-12

Muzak Files for Bankruptcy | Media | Financial Articles & Investing News | TheStreet.com
NEW YORK — Muzak Holdings LLC, the maker of elevator music, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday.
(tags: marketing business)

The Online Photographer: The Trough of No Value
For some objects, what pertains would more accurately be called a trough of low value, not [...]