R.I.P: Your Relationship

Posted on February 12, 2008 Under Life

With February 14th fast approaching and Hallmark preparing to reap the benefits, a good number of us have begun to ponder loves' labors lost. While our coupled friends prepare the perfect evening complete with a romantic dinner and fireside lovemaking…

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Happy Pills

Posted on January 24, 2008 Under Food

Mary Poppins had it right. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Even better, what if the sugar is the medicine. Designed in Barcelona by studio m, Happy Pills is a modern day collision between confectionary and apothecary.…

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Design Police

Posted on January 15, 2008 Under Design

The visually-conscious (or sometimes visually obsessive) among us see it everywhere: bad color combos, heinous spacing, over-sized logos, and -- eww -- excessive use of bad typefaces. Now the design-minded have the means to take control"¦ if taking control means…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Merry Fugly Christmas!

Posted on December 21, 2007 Under Life

Whelp, it's the time of year when we all seem to be thinking the same thought... How the hell is it almost December twenty-&%@#$%!-fifth? We're thinking that just because it's the season for sharing and all -- and just in…

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Bureau of Communication

Posted on December 20, 2007 Under Life

Finding the perfect card for an occasion can be quite the hassle; you don't want to get overly sentimental, but then again you don't want to hand someone a card with a clichéd joke about religion, the pitfalls of aging,…

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Bad Gift Emporium

Posted on December 13, 2007 Under Life

It's often said that one man's treasure is another man's trash, which is precisely where many unwanted gifts are going to end up this holiday season; instead of casting those corny curios into the compost heap, consider that as bad…

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Posted on November 15, 2007 Under Life

Zach Slow had a dream. That dream was to go on a date with UK Rapper Lady Sovereign. After turning that dream into a reality in June of 2006 and following the passing of his father, Mr. Slow has moved…

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EtsyFound: Mean Bags

Posted on November 1, 2007 Under Design

Are you having trouble telling that certain someone how you really feel? We know where you're coming from. Sometimes a text message is too impersonal and we're not really good at talking on the phone either. If passive aggression, or…

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Posted on October 31, 2007 Under Gadgetry

For the record, I don't like bugs. My old roommate calls this disease "city-ism," but I blame my fear of creepy crawlies on lingering childhood trauma that still to this day causes me to run from the room whenever a…

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The Sprinkle Brigade

Posted on October 29, 2007 Under Art

Birds do it, Bees Do it, Monkeys up in trees do it, heck even you and me do it. Everyone Poops, but at least we humans have the decency to flush our fecal matter down through a complex series of…

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