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Neat Magic Tricks for Beginners

September 12th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Since I wrote about the wedding magician, I have been browsing the web for small magic tricks that I can manage to pull off. In addition to the videos on YouTube, I came across Magic Trance – a site with a lot of “magic”. If you sign up for their mailing list, you get some [...]

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The Jewelry Art of David Yurman

September 11th, 2007 · No Comments

I have seen bracelets, rings and chains that consist of inter-woven silver and gold. I thought it was interwoven platinum and gold, but I was probably wrong. Here’s a sample:

That’s a fine piece of Jewelry from David Yurman. There are entire blogs dedicated to David Yurman Jewelry!
The company was established in 1979 and the reason [...]

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My Wedding Will Have a Magician

September 10th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Note to self for the future: Hire a wedding magician to add magic (quite literally) to the wedding. I am really impressed by this magician’s website. Too bad he’s based in the UK, though. The website looks spiffy, smart, and well designed. He’s been getting some rave reviews from his clients too. How can you [...]

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David Airey’s Awesome Prize Draw

September 7th, 2007 · 1 Comment

David Airey, the dude who does logos is having an awesome prize giveaway on his blog. Each one of his prizes seems better than the other – with custom blog designs, books, free consultation and advice all thrown in the mix. If his own site logo is anything to go by, he designs a wicked [...]

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The Tintin Movie

August 23rd, 2007 · 2 Comments

The Tintin Movie is bound to be released in 2009. Yes, it is true.
“After 25 years, they finally said ‘OK, let’s go’,” Nick Rodwell, head of Moulinsart NV, said of the protracted talks with Spielberg since the early 1980s.
– International Herald Tribune

The movie will be created by DreamWorks, that outfit headed by Steven [...]

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Pachelbel is Everywhere: Pop Culture Meets Classical Music

May 25th, 2007 · No Comments

The above video, recorded live at Penn State, is by comedian/musician Rob Paravonian, who has been a favorite on the Dr. Demento Show. He shares his frustration at having Pachelbel’s Canon in D major follow him everywhere. Everywhere.
Everyone including U2, Greenday and other pop music icons recycle the same chords and progression – don’t believe [...]

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This American Life on TV

April 1st, 2007 · No Comments

What sold me on NPR was the addictive stories pitched by shows like This American Life, and All things considered.

Imagine my joy when I found that This American Life was now on TV! It is! It’s on Showtime at 10:30 PM on Thursdays. The real downer was that we don’t get Showtime at home. I [...]

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Molecule Jewellery For Scientists and Wannabes

March 14th, 2007 · No Comments

Made With Molecules sells jewelery shaped like molecules. Wonderful gift idea for that science graduate student in your life, or, as in my case, for my significant other who is science-friendly.

A selection of items on sale:
serotonin necklace
dopamine necklace
focus necklace
neurotransmitter earrings
estrogen jewelry
caffeine jewelry

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Interesting Ad for Ford Mustang

March 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The blur effect you see in the ad is for real – the billboard uses GE Lexan EXL Semi-transparent Resin to blur whats behind the billboard, regardless of weather, season and lighting. See Ian Hart’s page for details. Ian was the guy who designed the ads. The ads take the cake for creative use of [...]

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Otto Frank’s Letters

March 6th, 2007 · No Comments

Otto Frank—who survived the Holocaust by living out Auschwitz—was trying to save his wife Edith, his mother-in-law Rosa Hollander and his daughters Margot and Anne. The 80 letters how his effort to get out of Holland, and how he failed in doing that. These letters were just released and became common knowledge.

Had he got out, [...]

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