Living Social is also offering to match your $5 donation to the Red Cross. They've raised over $1.5 million so far. 2. Japan's Red Cross : You can donate directly to the Japanese Red Cross Society on Google's Crisis Response. 3. International Medical Corps : Text MED to 80888 to make a...

A better Post-It? And made from wood waste (above) "Shibuya-based Naruse-Inokama Architects, comprised of Jun Inokuma and Yuri Naruse, takes wood waste from houses and turns that into paper. The resultant paper is then formed into a stack of Post-It-like sticky notes that are in turn shaped...

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 )

Roll & Mix by Marcial Ahsayane "Designer Marcial Ahsayane of Brussels has designed an oil bottle and pestle that combine to make a rolling pin." ( dezeen )

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,...

Architecture of WikiLeaks (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...

Which isn't all that surprising if you revisit the SST mix he cut for self-titled last year." ( self-titled ) 04. The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – "Belong" " "Belong" is the title track from the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart's forthcoming Flood produced/Alan Moulder mixed second album....

Essential Represses from Burial Mix (above) Back in print. "Highlights are pretty much impossible to pick because the whole label is just so damn precious, but in amongst these records you'll finds tracks like "King In My Empire", "Mash Down Babylon", and "Jah Rule", foundational...

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...

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 ).

 

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