Arts & Design

If Modern Movies Were Packaged Like Retro Video Games…

There’s something about the packaging of Atari-era games that really strikes my design fancy. The minimalistic bit style was both honest and gorgeous. I actually don’t think I’d mind if modern movie posters were designed in the same style. Some modern posters could certainly use the revision. Or at least a few zombies added here or there. Hit the jump ...

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Mona Lisa Made Using Computer Folders Is Just As Ambiguous

You’d think a computer, with all of is modern technology, would be able to boil down at least a bit of the ambiguity which constantly surrounds the Mona Lisa. A computer designed to do so might be able to shed some light on the woman, but when we’re talking a recreation made out of only computer folders, Lisa is even ...

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Grandfather Clock Made With Secondhand Toys

I don’t quite understand the association between toys and grandfather clocks. Maybe because grandparents are the bearers of awesome toys? Don’t know, don’t care. All I know is that this clock made of secondhand toys is pretty damn nifty. Don’t be put off by the hokey “grandfather” name. This clock will keep you young at heart. Link

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Bacteria Sculptures Give Us Up-Close Look at the Microscopic World

It’s not everyday you get to see a Escherichia coli bacterium up-close and personal. But British artist Luke Jerram�s �Glass Microbiology� series brings the microscopic world into the limelight with sculptures designed to resemble viruses and bacteria. To create each one, Jerram used images from an electron microscope and had guidance from virologist Andrew Davidson of the University of Bristol ...

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Charlie Brown Needs a Major Makeover

This poor Peanut has been living in the same mediocrity for decades now. It seems totally unfair. I think its about time Charlie Brown had himself a makeover. Growing up with the Peanuts I have to admit, I grew sick of Brown’s wishy-washy shit. There’s only so much indecisiveness I can take. Maybe a new look can give Charlie a ...

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Crime Scene Barbie

If you haven’t checked out or even heard of Barbie Massacre, you’ve gotta check out the site. If you have any sort of morbid curiosity for violence and crime mixed with the cultural phenomenon of Barbie dolls, it’s a must see.

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Adult Swim Pool Party Makes Us Miss The Summer Even More

What I wouldn’t pay to be at this party. Featuring all of your favorites, staring at the Adult Swim pool party is a surefire way to hate the winter even more. Gotta love how Brak is petting Brian. Brian’s expression is pretty classic. Even da a-freakin’ Pope makes an appearance. Link

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Glowing Tea Bag Illuminates Your Glass

OK, so sue me, it’s not one of those real “hey-look-at-me-I-actually-hold-tea” tea bags. In fact, there’s no tea involved at all. But what does happen is pretty magical, tea-free and all. Dunk the “tea” bag into a mug of water and the magic happens. Glowy, pretty magic. If you like this tea bagging, just wait until later. I’ll show you ...

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Artistic Duo Immortilizes YouTube Videos Through Drawings

Artists Comenius Roethlisberger and Admir Jahic decided that YouTube just wasn’t getting enough press on its own, so they took it upon themselves to create artistic sketches of popular YouTube videos. The duo took classic frames from the videos and immortalized them by drawing them on paper which will disintegrate way before the fiberoptic cables of the internet. The internet ...

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Murder Ink: For Your Most Sinister Grocery Lists

Murder Ink is not your average notepad and is certainly not for the weak at heart. Meant for only your most evil of memos and most sinister of grocery lists, the Murder Ink Notebook leaves a bloody surprise for your loved ones or co-workers. Depending on where you work this might not go over as well. If you work in ...

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