Aug. 31st, 2012

Hello, Friday! Buh-bye, August.

To celebrate: some links!

» wtfnasa?

“What the f*** has NASA done to make your life awesome?”
The short answer is: quite a bit. The longer answers are engrossing. Well done.

» The Paintings Of Jason de Graaf

Repeat: the paintings!
[These are not photographs.]
Wow.

» Cultso: Artist Takes Every Drug Known to Man, Draws Self Portraits After Each Use

Eeeeyikes.
Kind of interesting.
This one is making the rounds. Sent along by Laura K. (And many others.)

» One Step Back

A challenging platformer. You have to get through several environments while trying to outrun explosive players. Fun. Difficult.

Bonus Link!

» Your Change, With Thanks

“Among the refinements of middle-class Victorian shopping was the giving of change not directly from hand to hand but in paper packets. Chamber’s Edinburgh Journal in a review of London shops and shopping (15 October 1853), makes passing note of the custom.”
From the Graphic Arts Blog at Princeton University, which is full of a lot of other interesting and beautiful things.
Some fantastic designs on some of these.

Happy Friday everybody. Have a fabulous weekend.

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