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Christmas Shopping ideas: Kurt Vonnegut’s drawings

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There are seemingly still some copies of Kurt Vonnegut’s silk screen print of “Trout’s Tomb” available. Two links for those of you that don’t know who “Kurt Vonnegut” or “Kilgore Trout” are…

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Coffee Mugs for the political conscious

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US shopping site “Uncommon Goods” has two types of coffee mugs that use image changing effects to visualize a message. (Global warming mug / Bill of Rights mug)…

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Design: Ithemba light bulbs

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In 2003 two South African designers, Cyrille Varet and Scott Hart, started to ask well known fashion designers and artists to design light bulbs. And since then more than 60 of the best know artist in the world have joint their efforts to support women affected by AIDS. The list includes Fashion designers like John Galliano, JC de Castelbajac, Vivienne Westwood, Thierry Mugler, Calvin Klein and many others (full list below)…

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Design: Giant Sketchbook by Rob Teeters

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If you’re planning to sketch down a lot of drawings or when you just like the look of it in your office or living room the gigantic notebook by Rob Teeters might be just the right thing to get. This multi-functional book contains 4000 sheets of recycled paper bound in black buckrum and only 20 signed…

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How-To: Turn your old computer into an aquarium

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Before we had seen the story at “Hacked Gadgets” on computer aquariums we didn’t know how popular these projects are. There are whole web sites dedicated to this topic and people must have gone through quite some efforts to achieve results as shown there. More information and links at…

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Christmas shopping for the egotist: Get a Personal Madame Tussauds Wax Figure

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It seems to be good times for all our self-centered contemporaries who now also can get their kind of share of importance. For the “negligible” amount of USD 270,000 you can now commission the wax artists of the Tussauds group to immortalize you…

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