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Scanwiches
scanned in sandwiches. mmm.
food  photography  via:britta  scans 
march 2009 by ignatz
Notional Slurry » Personal brand: red hot, with a smell of burnt flesh
Branding is not for people. Branding is for cattle. Branding is for slaves. Do you imagine it’s a coincidence that branding is for property?
failure  culture  via:britta  marketing  business  newspeak 
february 2009 by ignatz
ANR | Vegetarians and Straight Edgers, 1906
Eating Walnut Croquettes and Broiled Peanuts with the 'Straight Edgers' and Indulging in Date Butter and Nut Sandwiches at a Vegetarian Restaurant.
via:britta  history  vegetarian  newspaper  sxe 
january 2009 by ignatz
Steven Poole: Working for the Man
This is why I don't like most "gaming." It's work.
via:britta  videogames  psychology  gaming  work  theory 
november 2008 by ignatz
the pyramid in memphis opened in 1991 as an arena but stands vacant
The Great American Pyramid of Memphis became, simply, the Pyramid: a place with 150,000 square feet of unused space and a never-assembled inclinator somewhere in its cavernous hold.
via:britta  architecture  usa  memphis  ozymandias  failure 
november 2008 by ignatz
Most Unwanted Scrobbles
These tracks and artists were most frequently deleted by the Last.fm community from their scrobbles.
via:britta  music  musicbusiness  taste  stats  statistics  last.fm  ha 
october 2008 by ignatz
Manuports and very early palaeoart
Manuports are unmodified objects transported and deposited by hominids, and they are distinguished by being of a usually striking material clearly foreign to the sediment containing the occupation deposit they occur in.
via:britta  paleontology  history  art 
september 2008 by ignatz
zipper machine on i-95 james river bridge project (2001)
gigantic highway repair truck apparatus that moves the medians around.
via:britta  engineering  photos  trucks  equipment  gadgets 
september 2008 by ignatz
The Smart Set: Partying With Pablo - July 8, 2008
epic 1908 party. "Marie Laurençin, blind drunk, flailed about in a dervish dance and then fell on a pile of pastries."
via:britta  party  art  degenerates  findusiecle  history 
august 2008 by ignatz
Absurd Entries in the OED
...the extremely rare moments when the OED does something that is so inexplicable that you have to close the book and check the cover to make sure that it is indeed the same book that you thought.
via:britta  bibliophilia  language  oed  dictionary  lexicography  blog 
march 2008 by ignatz
Milbenkäse
Cheese with mites in it. Thanks, Germany!
cheese  via:splodinvark  via:maciej  via:britta  augh  blorf 
october 2007 by ignatz
Cold War Calculators
paper wheel calculators for figuring out how dead you were (cold war era)
via:britta  coldwar  science  math  calculators  papercraft 
july 2007 by ignatz

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