(above) "Thanks to the New York Post article we noticed that this project Pionen White Mountain, which we featured November 24, 2008, is indeed the WikiLeaks Headquarters. Pionen – White Mountain designed by Albert France-Lanord Architects is housed in a former 1,200 sqm Cold War bunker...

They're out there, wondering if they're weird for listening to it all year around, while those who don't like it grouse openly and loudly, particularly when radio stations start playing it before Thanksgiving (as if it'll make the turkey feel unloved). But Christmas is a subject for songs,...

Death Of Banksy "If the man behind Banksy ever leaves the Banksy organization, or when he dies, will the public ever know? It's possible that my grandchildren will be able to see "original" Banksy artwork completed a century from now. Banksy seems to have reached the absurd hyperbole of...

Killer paper backdrop illusion for your web cam "If you were on a video conference call with Michel Gondry, we're pretty sure he'd join in with one of these. Architect Ryuji Nakamura created the Midget & Giant paper house as part of a workshop at DESIGNEAST 01 late last year." ( core77 )

Besides those clips we've got new and great ones from Fat Tony, Caribou, Architecture In Helsinki, Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie XX, and Lady Gaga." ( stereogum ) 02. Unusual Book Bindings Two minutes ago the FedEx guy pounded on my door, dropping off a really rare book I've been seeking and...

Removing the words from the mark, bringing in the green, and taking the Siren out of her ring. For forty years she's represented coffee, and now she is the star." ( dieline ) 02. Tea House by David Jameso "This Tea House by David Jameson makes an unusual and ephemeral addition to a...

Instead of an international star, he selected the then-relatively unknown pair, Brigitte Shim and Howard Sutcliffe of Shim Sutcliffe to create his residence in a ravine in the posh Toronto neighborhood of Rosedale." ( Daily Icon ).

I've also included streams for charity singles, Christmas-related music videos, and other new holiday bits (with links, where applicable, to download the rest of the album or Christmas compilation). We've posted some of these earlier this month, but most are new. Enjoy..." ( stereogum ) 02....

The drop-dead sexy box that you're peering at above is the Lyr, a hybrid (tube-MOSFET) headphone amplifier that claims to have zero feedback and more power than most headphones will ever have use for. This guy's pumping out six solid watts into 32 ohms, while loads of rivals are dabbling in...

Norman Rockwell's America exhibits a remarkable collection of selected original art spanning his six decade career." ( DPG ). 03. Solar-Powered Cargo Pants Provide Green Energy on the Go "Solar powered accessories are on the rise, but clothing that can harvest energy from the sun isn't...

 

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