I’m not sure why anyone would need to have the history of the typewriter recited, but Ignacio Uriarte directed this film doing just that with Michael Winslow of Police Academy fame.
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Christian Annyas pulled together this great set of Beer Stamps from the Smithsonian’s website. Beer Stamps were the manner in which the government taxed the alcohol. They sold these stamps, which would then need to be affixed to kegs and bottles at the time of manufacture. It’s amazing to see how detailed the engravings were considering their size.
With every passing generation, the advice we give to the youth of our society changes. Chacho Puebla started to wonder what kind of advice he wished he had received and what he’ll eventually tell his kids about life in these modern times. Using his great-aunt as a stand-in for his grandmother, he produced this set.
Since you’re not working today anyway, and are instead counting down the hours until you can head home and prep for Thanksgourging, why not familiarize yourself with these new and novel contraptions called Helicopters. The Army has prepared this video for you to do just that.
Jay B gave his Pecha Kucha presentation last Thursday and it went really well. It revolved around the importance of personal work in creating work opportunities in the creative field, and the process by which he learned that with the help of DJ Stout.
The audio is a little funky in the middle, so turn it up and turn on the Close Captions if you want to follow along.
I’m all for this kind of nuclear proliferation.
Let’s all have a meat machine dance party!
Shredder wants you for the foot.
Whoa, some weird cows.
Awesome People Hanging Out Together.
Great short on Winterhouse.
All it took was 6.24 seconds.
America looks like a shark or something.
Amazing Iron & Wine poster by Landland.
You missed the top. “Oh ah!“
Those fine fellas over at The Post Family have a fresh new redesign!
I’m a pretty big fan of this beautiful typeface called Helmut.
We’re getting closer and closer to terminator days.
No one wants to be that bored couple.
You don’t need more closet space. You just need Magritte Hangers.
What can I say? I’m a glass half full kinda guy.
The White House flickr stream is pretty neat.
It’s been a long time since someone has actually yelled, “stop the presses!”.
Lamebook.com has officially released an iPhone App.
I used to have an airedale, he couldn’t do this.
The world’s smallest horse, no you can’t ride it.
Please let this be the new Lil Wayne cover.