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FedEx artworks by Walead Beshty

Artist Walead Beshty has been shipping boxes built out of laminated glass panels. The boxes are built to the exact size of standardised FedEx boxes, so that they perfectly fit inside ‘m. The glass works are shipped unprotected, so that … Continue reading

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Chris Turnham House Illustration

Lovely illustration by Chris Turnham who created it for “a family in Laurel Canyon who had just sold the house and wanted something to remember it by”. The shade of trees on the house gives it a real touch. (src)

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Why a software patch is called a patch

A common misconception is that a software bug is called a bug because of an actual bug – a moth – that got stuck in Harvard University’s Mark II calculator in 1947. The story goes that Grace Hopper found it, … Continue reading

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Owl

This owl was drawn by Dorota Pankowska using 13 circles, like Twitter’s Bird Logo: If you can make a bird out of circles, then you can probably make all sorts of animals. I wanted to add something more design-based to … Continue reading

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Why Super Mario Run costs $9.99

Because you’re not nagged with screens like this: Nor screens like this: I’ve been playing Super Mario Run the past few days and haven’t regretted paying $9.99 to get the full version. Yes, that’s above average when compared to other … Continue reading

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Two Point Perspective Drawing Hack

As a kid I used to make loads of these kind of images. Pencil in one hand, ruler in the other. Turns out I could’ve ditched the ruler: (via)

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Google PhotoScan

Don’t just take a picture of a picture. Create enhanced digital scans, with automatic edge detection, perspective correction, and smart rotation. PhotoScan stitches multiple images together to remove glare and improve the quality of your scans. PhotoScan by Google (iOS) … Continue reading

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Stranger Things Fanart Poster

Magnificent work by Amien Juugo: Fanart poster for Stranger Things →

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205,000 Verified Twitter Accounts and 19,000,000 Connections Between Them

click to enlarge The mapping nerd in me would love to see a geo-accurate version of this … From Analyzing 205,718 Verified Twitter Users

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Manhattanhenge, New York City’s coolest sunset of the year

A few days ago the sunset in Manhattan was perfectly aligned with the east–west streets of its main street grid: The phenomenon happens only twice a year, in May and July. The nickname, coined by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, an astrophysicist … Continue reading

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