Dec. 27th, 2013

Welcome back to Friday everybody! I hope your holidays have been amazing so far.

And now… to the links!!

» Simon Beck Snow Art

Pretty fantastic.

» Celebrities Edited Into Classic Paintings

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I find it interesting that the depiction of Scarlett Johansson is already pretty much how current photographers have portrayed her during her career.

» The Science of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a great article, and if you’re a baking / food nerd (like I am) you will find several really interesting tips here. These are applicable to other recipes as well. A great little find.
Sent in by Charlotte T.

» Holiday Magic 8 Ball

“We were looking for an intern this winter, and look who we found on Craigslist. Ask him any question and he’ll consult his magic 8 ball for a merry psychic reading.”
A Rob-Ford-themed Magic 8-ball game.
Suggested by Robin W.

Happy Friday everyone.

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Dec. 20th, 2013

Frriiiiiday!

And we’re only a day away from the Solstice. Yay!

Let’s begin…

» A Treasury Of Children’s Insane Christmas Wish Lists

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A sample:
“Can I have a girl elf. Love, Alexander”
Sent in by Alicia S.

» Paper Craft Castle By Wataru Itou

“A paper craft art installation by Wataru Itou, a young student of a major art university in Tokyo.”
Some stunning work here. Beautiful.

» April Winchell: It’s That Time Again!

“Yes, it’s that magical time of year when I make my library of hideous holiday music available for anyone who can stand it!”
Sent in by a surprising number of subscribers. How long can you last?

» Icy Gifts 2

“Christmas is in danger! Santa and all gifts is frozen. Blow up the ice using various weapons and power-ups to save Santa and Christmas!”
Sent in by Beth C.

Bonus Link!

» HuangQingjun: People With Their Stuff

Originally entitled “Jiadang” (or “Family Stuff”), this is a selection of photographs of people living in China’s rural communities with all of their personal belongings in front of their houses.

Have a wonderful Friday, a great weekend, and a lovely Holiday.

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Dec. 13th, 2013

Friday… The Thirteenth! [orchestra!!]
Here goes…

» The Top 25 Album Covers of 2013

I know what you’re probably thinking: “What’s an album?”
These are pretty good. (And how about that Tyler the Creator cover?)

» Amazing Shadow Sculptures by Tim Noble and Sue Webster

No kidding. Amazing.
Suggested by Sid J.

» Christmas Spending – An Infographic Insight

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Well designed. I like.

» Santa’s Deep Freeze

a.k.a. an Xmas-themed version of Snow Bros. Fun!

Bonus Link!

» Rocky Morphology

“There are, in fact, only a few basic narrative elements that make up the formula for all six Rocky films. Using empirical data collection […], Rocky Morphology analyzes the Rocky series in order to identify its key narrative elements.”
Actually a really beautiful data visualization project. I like.

Phew! Happy Friday everybody!

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Dec. 6th, 2013

Holy cow it is Friday!

Are you ready? Come on!

» Kanye Vs. Creative

“Who said it: Kanye West or Your Creative Director?”
Hilarious.
Sent along by Gav P.

» Waiting In Line 3D

An odd, odd little game.
Just in time for Christmas!
Sent in by Gav P.

» 50 Insane Facts About Canada

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Some good ones in here!
Sent along by Kim W.

» Xmas Troll Cannon

This is one of the strangest Xmas-themed games I think I’ve ever seen.
And I like it. 🙂

Bonus Link!

» Old Finnish People With Things On Their Head

[self explantory– Wait, what?!

Have a lovely Friday and an excellent weekend.

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