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Public acceptance of evolutionA sobering and shameful look at our backward nation. Who makes the paper grade?In a new report card from ForestEthics and the Dogwood Alliance, FedEx Office and Office Depot get high marks for avoiding paper from endangered and controversial sources while Amazon.com, Costco, Target, and others get D and F grades. Download […]

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Cory Doctorow’s MakersTor.com is serializing Corey Doctorow’s upcoming new novel before its November release, with a new installment every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning. This art is junkLiterally. Artists Tim Noble and Sue Webster make shadow art out of piles of trash. NPR Road Trip station finderNPR has relaunched a redesigned site and there are […]

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Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster and Vegan Rhino Cutlet recipesJason Henninger brings us some Hitchhiker’s-influenced science fiction cuisine. Steampunk keyboard modMade by the Steampunk Workshop. Eco-art and fashionAmazing living fashion by artist Nicole Dextras. Many of her other interesting works can be seen on Flickr or her main site. Walmart’s sustainability index assessedJoel Makower’s sober assessment […]

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http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=5205463&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 From Comic Book Panel to ScreenJust a week after I watched Hot Fuzz (hilarious, 5 stars) and learned that the director is the guy who’s adapting my favorite comic into a movie (Edgar Wright, who also did the amazing Shaun of the Dead), I randomly came across a film site featuring a video from […]

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ResonanceThis is a really interesting and well produced video on design strategy, made by product design firm Continuum in LA. I couldn’t embed so you’ll have to go to their site to view it. Street Sweeper Social Club, “100 Little Curses”I guess I haven’t been paying attention, because I didn’t know Tom Morello and Boots […]

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New Gay Pride flag designsPublic radio program Studio 360 asked listeners to submit a new design for the Gay Pride flag. They also asked the progressive design and marketing firm Worldstudio to come up with some new designs. I like Worldstudio’s circle flag as a pure design, but the concept behind listener Carl Tashian’s flag […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SaFTm2bcac] The origin of the “Amen Break”You’ve heard it before, probably millions of times. You just didn’t know it had a name. The “Amen Break” is a six-second drum break from a 1969 B-side by a band you likely never heard of, The Winstons. But you’ve undoubtedly heard this drum beat sampled in everything from […]

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http://www.hulu.com/embed/WPsOut8kWsnpInwShWsjAg Last night of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”I haven’t watched Leno for years, and he was never my favorite, as I preferred the wacky ’80s and early ’90s era of Letterman, but Leno’s not bad at all. Last week was his final night on “The Tonight Show” before Conan takes over the reins […]

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Velma and I are going on a site visit to beautiful Sequioa National Park for a few days and I thought I’d be generous and post some extra distractions for those of you stuck behind desks while we’re backpacking through the redwoods. So here are three bonus links along with your normal five. Don’t say […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht96HJ01SE4] Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” played by old computer partsThe maker says there was not sampling or effects used. http://www.collegehumor.com/moogaloop/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1827535&fullscreen=1 Japanese OlympicsFeaturing awesome low-fi 3D effects. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djOZA6t1s3E] Punk KittensMy favorite new cover band. And then there’s this one. The Lord of the Rings re-readKate Nepveu’s re-reading the entirety of The Lord of the Rings and writing […]

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