Arts & Design

Boba Fett Quiche

The meanest damn lunch in the planet, meet Quiche the Bounty Hunter. This Boba Fett-inspired dish is hellbent on collecting the crust of every scum-bag quiche in the universe, no matter how noble their cause may be. Hey, he’s got little mini-quiches to feed. Stuffed with spinach, Kalamata olive tapenade, feta cheese and chopped red peppers, Alicia “Policia” Traveria’s (also ...

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The Anatomy of Typography

“Letters are organisms and typefaces are the species, all classified similar to biological taxonomy.” Thus is the concept behind Andreas Scheiger’s Evolution of Type, an anatomical study of the alphabet. For the first time in medical and typographical history, fonts go under the knife for a full biological analysis. I’m very concerned whether these letters were volunteers or part of ...

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Tunnel Furniture Lets You Bury Your Head in the Fabric

There are times where most of us just want to bury our heads in the sand like an ostrich. If we can’t see you, you can’t see us. Unfortunately for people using the Tunnel Chair, people can see you, and you look ridiculous. The Tunnel Chair by Noga Berman creates little nooks and crannies capable of housing various body parts. ...

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Star Wars Wampa Cake

Complete with a severed arm and cherry preserve “blood and guts” filling, the Wampa Birthday Cake celebrates my favorite amputated snow monster on the entire planet of Hoth. Buttercream frosting and the DIYer’s mom’s patented sour cream pound cake recipe make this Wampa considerably more tasty than the real thing, but not nearly as fun to cuddle with. Alicia Policia ...

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Inverted Pyramid Soda Display Has Caffeine Junkies Taking a Second Glance

I don’t know if I’ve ever put any serious thought into whether or not an inverted pyramid store display was possible or not. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever considered it at all, but Coca-Cola has, and they’ve integrated the idea into their Coke Zero “It’s Possible!” advertising scheme. Coke’s mission was to stand-out in an ocean of calorie ...

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A Varsity Jacket for Stormtroopers

The varsity jacket, the universal symbol for jock superiority, unless you’re in the marching band, in which case you’re just an elitist prick. But seriously, I remember the kids from marching band who used to walk around in varsity jackets and they were all assholes. Walking around in a jacket with a drum embroidered on the shoulder does not impress ...

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Morbidly Obese Disney Princesses

Growing up with Disney through the 90s, I thought these Disney princesses were smokin’. I don’t care if they’re animated, these were some gorgeous cartoons. But what if Disney princesses were more akin to the realities of modern America? Odds are that they wouldn’t be a size 4, I can tell you that. Ally Bellissimo of the blog Creepy Miranda ...

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Slice Your Apples on the MacBook Cutting Board

Until Steve Jobs decides to integrate cutting board technology into the iPad, I guess we’ll have to settle for this MacBook Cutting Board for all of our food preparation needs. The apple tree wood cutting board is designed to look like a unibody MacBook. Apple pie, fresh apple slices, apple scones, Apple iPods, they all have to start somewhere. You ...

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Public Restroom Rules: Please, No Mortal Kombat

Public bathroom etiquette is common enough knowledge that most people probably don’t need signs to tell them what’s right and what’s wrong in the restroom and the people who do need the signs aren’t going to listen to them anyway. I’m pretty confident that signs like these will encourage bad bathroom behavior though rather then deter it. I have to ...

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Bumper Stickers for Proud Parents of Gamers

I think my parents were always jealous of the other parents who got to show off their perfect little kid by putting one of those “I’m the parent of an honor student” bumper stickers on their cars. Sorry I disappointed you guys. But there’s still hope! Artist Das Chupa created these bumper stickers specifically for parents with gamers as children. ...

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