Posted on February 12, 2009 Under Design

Displaying your favorite pics on your wall is an undertaking that requires great care. Fotoflōt aims to keep your images in immaculate condition by removing the element of glass from the equation. Instead it utilizes a magnetic mounting system that…

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Disposable Film Festival

Posted on January 27, 2009 Under Life

Few marketing emails begin with the salutation, "hello friend of disposable film." Welcome San Francisco's recently founded Disposable Film Festival highlighting work captured on one-time use digital video cameras, webcams, point and shoot digital cameras, cell phones, screen capture software,…

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Vision 2020

Posted on January 23, 2009 Under Design

If you're interested in the future of architecture, you want to check out Vision 2020, an online conference of noted architects, critics, and students where they paint a picture of the built environment and its relevance in the foreseeable future.…

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Friendly Fires: Skeleton Boy Video

Posted on January 21, 2009 Under Music

The new Friendly Fires tune "Skeleton Boy" is one that's upbeat enough to be on repeat for the next week (it's already on its fourth playback in the duration of the writing of this post). But the real beauty is…

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Wall-E Dissected

Posted on December 12, 2008 Under Design

This summer film fans and critics alike went ga ga over Pixar's adorable refuse rounder upper known as Wall-E. Upon first glance it may appear as though conjuring up such a character was as simple as shrinking Short Circuit's Johnny…

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The Minute Glass

Posted on December 10, 2008 Under Books, Gadgetry

I've never been much of a morning person. My snooze button and I have had a love/hate relationship for years. Sure, I get a few minutes of extra sleep, but I've often abused the snooze and ended up being late.…

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Core77 x Greener Gadgets Contest

Posted on December 9, 2008 Under Eco

It's that time of year again -- and we don't mean time for ol' fatty to come sliding down your chimney. This is a time for a fresh dose of innovative, eco-friendly ideas; time for Core77's annual Greener Gadgets Design…

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Posted on December 9, 2008 Under Gadgetry

As long as urban centers exist and people remain exercise and eco-conscious, bicycles will always be a preferred mode of transportation. But riding a bike with accompanying cargo can prove difficult. Lane Kagay, a former SF bike messenger was tired…

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The Mini-E Field Trial

Posted on November 27, 2008 Under Eco

The thought of being a lab rat never held much appeal for us, but if you were to replace running on that wheel for endless hours with riding in an innovative new vehicle, we just might bite. The Mini-E is…

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PSFK: Good Ideas in 2009

Posted on November 24, 2008 Under Books

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and despite the fact Thanksgiving has yet to hit our friends at PSFK are already looking to next year. The always prescient Piers and company have gotten a head start on the…

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