Arts & Design

SlipQuit: The Steven Slater JetBlue Flight Attendant Halloween Costume

Former JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater caught the eye of the nation on August 9 when he made a grand exit from both the flight and his job. If you don’t know the story, the general premise is that drama queen Slater, according to his story, was driven to his breaking point by a disgruntled customer, at which point Slater ...

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Heeeeeere’s Mario!: The Shining Meets the Mushroom Kingdom

I blame this all on the princess. And partly on Steven King. But mostly on the princess. Look, don’t you think after the third or fourth time you were abducted you’d maybe start to consider a safer security system? You’ve driven the poor man crazy. All Mario wanted to do was finally retire from his days of princess rescuing and ...

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Calvin & Hobbes Becomes Chewie & Han

In this perfectly produced homage to childhood obsession, designer Chris Walt created the Chewie & Han t-shirt, in honor of both Calvin & Hobbes and Star Wars. Walt is selling the shirt for $22 through redbubble. The shirt is available both with and without text. I can’t say I was a huge fan of Calvin & Hobbes when I was ...

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Nike Patents Back to the Future II Style Sneaker

A few weeks back we posted about a homemade pair of Back to the Future II style sneakers which were controlled through an Arduino microcontroller. The premise was good and so was the effort, but the motor on the back of the shoes was just too much of an eyesore to be practical. But we might be seeing a much ...

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How to Know a Little About a Lot: Trivia Translated into Doodles

Most of us geeks have a thirst for knowledge. I’ve been a trivia hound as long as I can remember and while I’m not an authority on any one topic, I dibble dabble in lots of topics. That’s probably why I’m so in love with infographics. The site Learn Something Every Day takes an interesting nook of trivia everyday and ...

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Dark Side of The That’s No Moon

Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon is one of my top 5 favorite albums of all-time, no confusion there. In fact, just seeing this mash-up cover made me search through the ‘P’ section of my iTunes library. “Breath” plays as we speak. And while it’s common knowledge that the album uncannily matches up with the Wizard of Oz, I’m ...

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Cube Bracelet is a Perfect Gift for Your Geeky Hipster Girlfriend

If your girlfriend is a fan of geometry, cubes or just really unique jewelry, this Cube Bracelet is the perfect way to show your girl that you care about her interests. Even some guys might wear this bracelet if they’re nerdy enough to rock their geometric love with a piece of unisex jewelry. Currently sold out from 80’s Purple, the ...

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A Lamp Shade Made Out of Aviator Sunglasses

I’m a fan of aviator sunglasses. And it’s not because I’m trying to fit in with a particular douche bag clique. I’m beyond that. I just like the way they fit my face. I admire their style. The Celebrity Lamp by Deeply Madly Living is a light source with a twist. The lamp shade is made out of 40 pairs ...

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Simpson Meets Dali: The Simpsons and The Persistance of Memory

“The Persistance of Memory” is probably the most iconic surrealistic painting of all time, instantly recognizable as the product of the the equally recognizable Salvador Dali. Flickr user Zeitan created this awesome ode to modern culture with the molding of The Simpsons into Dali’s famous pocket watch melting canvas. More than 20 years since The Simpsons first entered the limelight ...

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