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10 reasons to avoid talking on the phone

I agree with Kottke, I am not big on talking on the phone either. So, it comes to no surprise that these 10 reasons to avoid talking on the phone made me nod.

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Embroidered Blankie

My fabulous sister Charlotte, sent our little two week old man a fabulous gift from Switzerland: Name embroidered Blankies and pacifier clip!

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We Love xkcd

Fun to see Kottke be part of this!
(via zenhabits)

in Dezeen

IPost Building by studiobv36

Architect Daniele Durante of studiobv36 in Italy has designed a new headquarters in Rome for the Italian postal service.

in Fontblog

Biomineralwasser … noch ein Siegel

Der Streit war vorherzusehen, als die oberpfälzische Brauerei Neumarkter Lammsbräu auf

in Dezeen

Tokinokura Lavatories Shimodate by Shuichiro Yoshida Architects

Tokyo studio Shuichiro Yoshida Architects have completed a tall narrow toilet block in Chikusei City, Japan.  

in Dezeen

Dezeenjobs: latest jobs update

Scroll down for all the latest from our recruitment site Dezeenjobs, including positions with us at Dezeen, furniture brand Viaduct, Glenn Howells Architects and Studio Octopi.

in Six Revisions

Design Instruct Week on Six Revisions

Design Instruct Week is a weeklong celebration of our newly launched site, Design Instruct.

in Dr. Web

Dr. Web Newsletter - Reinkarnation in neuem Gewand

-->Bis zu seiner Grablegung vor fast genau zwei Jahren war der Dr. Web Newsletter (DWN) äußerst beliebt.

in magCulture

U:D/R 01

Unit Editions have just launched the first in a series of tabloid-format papers about graphic design.

Unit:Design/Research 01 features a detailed overview of the record sleeve designs by Ronald Cly

in Dezeen

Totem by Boym Partners

New York designers Constantin and Laurene Leon Boym have designed a set of four bowls that stack into the shape of a vase.

in Smashing Magazine

The Future Of CSS Typography

in Dezeen

Vitus Bering Innovation Park by C. F. Møller

Danish architects C. F. Møller have completed a centre for entrepreneurs in Horsens, Denmark, where a green fibre-cement staircase spirals round the central atrium.

in Slashdot

Schooling Microsoft On Random Browser Selection

Rob Weir got wind that a Slovakian tech site had been discussing the non-randomness of Microsoft's intended-to-be-random browser choice screen, which went into effect on European Windows 7 systems las

in Slashdot

Hackers Target Tsunami Search Results

xsee writes "Only hours after the earthquake and resulting tsunami from Chile, hackers began manipulating search results to direct people seeking information on the event to infected webpages.

in Slashdot

TI-Nspire Hack Enables User Programming

An anonymous reader writes "Texas Instruments' most recent, ARM-based series of graphing calculators, the TI-Nspire line, has long resisted users' efforts to run their own software.

in Slashdot

Open Gov Tracker Reveals Best US Open Government Ideas

jonverve writes "In May of 2009, the White House launched an Ideascale site to gather ideas from citizens to identify ways to 'strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness by maki

in Slashdot

Appeals Court Knocks Out "Innocent Infringement"

NewYorkCountryLawyer writes "A 3-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit has ruled that a Texas teenager was not entitled to invoke the innocent infringement defense in an RIAA file

in Slashdot

UK Bill Would Outlaw Open Wi-Fi

suraj.sun writes with this excerpt from ZDNet about another troubling aspect of the UK's much-maligned Digital Economy Bill:
"The government will not exempt universities, libraries and small businesse

in Slashdot

Apple Enforces "Supplier Code of Conduct" After Child Labor Discovery

reporter writes "Since 2006, Apple has regularly audited its manufacturing partners to ensure that they conform to Apple's Supplier Code of Conduct (ASCC), which essentially codifies Western ethical s

in Slashdot

US Gov't. Ending Its Hands-Off-the-Internet Stance

Taco Cowboy writes in with a report from The Register about a US policy shift away from keeping hands off the Internet.

in Slashdot

How Slums Can Save the Planet

Standing Bear writes "One billion people live in squatter cities and, according to the UN, this number will double in the next 25 years.

in Slashdot

Delta Rocket Crashes In Mongolia

Dr La writes "Two metal objects, one cylindrical and a smaller round one, crashed near Buren Soum in the Tuv province of Mongolia, in an empty field, on 19 February.

in Slashdot

The LHC Is Back Online

medea and several other readers noted that the LHC came back online early this morning. Here is the tweet from CERN announcing the milestone.

in Slashdot

Google Enhances Street View With User Photos

Google has launched a competitor or counterpart to Microsoft's Photosynth, which employs user-contributed photos of much-photographed sites to supplement the street-level view in an immersive way.

in Slashdot

Court Rules Photo of Memorial Violates Copyright

WhatDoIKnow sends in a story about an appeals court ruling in a singular case that might have the effect of narrowing "fair use" rights for transformative uses of artworks.

in Slashdot

New Wave of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

reporter writes "New strains of 'Gram-negative' bacteria have become resistant to all safe antibiotics.

in Slashdot

Developing a Vandalism Detector For Wikipedia

marpot writes "In an effort to assist Wikipedia's editors in their struggle to keep articles clean, we are conducting a public lab on vandalism detection.

in Dezeen

Bono’s Laser Stage Suit by Moritz Waldemeyer

It’s taken a while, but German-born designer Moritz Waldemeyer has sent some official pictures of the laser suit he created for U2 singer Bono for their current world tour.

in Dezeen

International Tourism Complex Hangzhou by Steven Holl Architects

Steven Holl Architects of New York have won a competition to design a major urban quarter on a former industrial site beside a lake at Hangzhou, China.

in Dezeen

Friday by Reinhard Dienes

Designer Reinhard Dienes of Germany has designed a pendant lamp made of tinted blown glass and pressed aluminium.

in Boagworld

Creating your first web application

Drew Mclellan and Rachel Andrew share their experiences of launching their first app (Perch).

in Fontblog

Heute ist Webfont-Tag (3): Alle Fonts im Schnelldurchlauf

Nach einem heißen Q&A-Gefecht am gestrigen Samstag dreht sich Fontblog-Leserin Nina (Kommentar 38) der Kopf: »Ehrlich gesagt blicke ich derzeit gar nicht mehr durch, welche Schriften ich

in Dezeen

House for a photographer by Peter Pichler

Architect Peter Pichler of Bolanzo Bolzano in Italy has designed a house for a photographer with a large window at one end that doubles as a projection wall for presentations. 

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Today, 02.27.10

Each morning, before starting work, I spend 30 minutes looking for images that are beautiful, funny, absurd and inspiring. Here's TODAY.

in swissmiss

‘Hyphen’ Bag

The Hyphen Bag is made from RED seatbelt webbing. Cute!
(via stilsucht)

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Tom Balchin

Stunning poster by Tom Balchin.

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Electric Piano Dining Table

G would love one of these Electric Piano Dining Tables.

in Design By Grid

TRUF

in Six Revisions

35 Beautiful iPhone App Website Designs

In this showcase, you'll find 35 beautiful handpicked app websites.

in Ace Jet 170

eethography

James on the amassblog has said, pretty much, everything I was going to say about ee. For me it was reading Dark Angels recently that made me think about my desire and failure to appreciate poetry.

in Boagworld

The Stupidest thing: The beginning of the 200th show

This is the first extract from the 200th show with complete transcript. Unfortunately, this is the introduction section which mainly consists of pointless waffle!

in Dezeen

Dezeen’s top ten: shoes

This month we’ve compiled our ten most popular Dezeen stories about shoes.

in Slashdot

Secret Service Runs At "Six Sixes" Availability

PCM2 writes "ABC News is reporting that the US Secret Service is in dire need of server upgrades.

in Design By Grid

Jeremy Charles Photography

in Wired

Ad Powerhouse FedEx Woos Small Biz With Web Parodies

FedEx is famous for memorable television commercials, but like many big companies, it is following customers as they navigate from the television to the computer.

in Wired

Lawmakers Punt Patriot Act to Obama

The House and Senate vote to extend three expiring provisions of the Patriot Act for another year, despite calls for privacy reforms.

in Wired

Twitter Plans Search Ads Like Google's

Twitter is reportedly set to introduce tiny text ads that come with search results.

in Boagworld

V for Vendetta in Kinetic Typography

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Heute ist Webfont-Tag (2): Fragen & Antworten [Update]

Webfont ist eine neue Kategorie digitaler Schriften, die nicht für Drucksachen sondern für Webseiten gefertigt wird.

in swissmiss

#bucketfail

Fantastic write-up of this morning’s CreativeMornings Talk by Allan Chochinov over at soulellis.com. Thank you Paul!
UPDATE: And here’s a write-up from over at Design Is People.

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Davoser Schlitten

Oh, all this snow here in NYC is making me feel nostalgic. I wish I had a Davoser Schlitten (sled) here in NYC to take Ella sledding. Everyone in Switzerland grows up with these…

in Six Revisions

30 Visually Appealing Web Portfolio Designs

This collection is a follow up of the showcase called, "25 Impressive Portfolio Web Designs" which you should view as well. Feast your eyes on some of the web's most beautiful online portfolios.

in Dezeen

The Recovery Lounge by Priestmangoode

London industrial designers Priestmangoode propose hospital wards modelled on health spas and beds like those in first class airline cabins in a new manifesto for health service design, released toda

in Ace Jet 170

Chicken Watch #26: Chicken in a basket

Day 587: Well, a box actually. For the second time in as many months there's a chicken down.

in Dezeen

Yud Yud by Davidclovers and C.E.B. Reas

Hong Kong studio Davidclovers and Los Angeles artist C.E.B. Reas have created a shop front in Hong Kong where LED lighting pulses through patterns cut in the surface of two large Corian doors.

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Swiss Railway Clock iPhone App

Oh, the memories of growing up in Switzerland, now packed into a minimalist nifty Swiss Railway Clock iPhone App (iTunes Link) by Thomas Feger.

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Youngest Virtual Guest Ever

Allan Chochinov of Core77 was our fantastic speaker at today’s snowy CreativeMornings which was generously hosted by the MFA in Interaction Design of SVA.