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Pininfarina inkless metal pen will write foreverWhat if you could have a writing implement that draws a line like a graphite pencil, but in permanent, non-smudging ink like a pen? Car design company Pininfarina — which has worked with the likes of Ferrari, Maserati, Fiat, Peugeot, and Alfa Romeo — unveiled just such a thing at the global stationery trade fairPaperworld in Frankfurt, Germany. The 4.EVER Pininfarina Cambiano (PDF) is a luxurious-looking, tapered affair with a […]

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5 Brutal Facebook Comebacks (& 5 More We'd Like to Post) We talk a lot about which Facebook updates are the most annoying, but let's be honest: it's downright petty to criticize what other people share. Who cares what people post on their own personal accounts, right? If we don't like what someone has to say, we have all sorts of useful options -- like unfriending, hiding their updates, or, you know, not using Facebook altogether. That SAID (oh, you know I wasn't ending things there, right?), there are times when the most tempting response is a bitchy one.

Matthew Lyons' Inspiration Tumblr "Yellowstone" Illustration (by Milt Banta?) 1957. Gouache on illustration board (view more of the original illustrations for the Disney Magazine via Miehana) Disneyland’s Tomorrowland, 1969 (via Miehana) Disneyland’s Rocket to the Moon, 1955. Pre-show film simulated countdown and lift-off of the TWA Moonliner Rocket. ANIMALS IN THE WOMB These amazing embryonic animal photographs of dolphins, sharks, dogs, penguins, cats and elephants are from a new National Geographic Documentary called “Extraordinary Animals in the Womb”. The show’s producer, Peter Chinn, used a combination of three-dimensional ultrasound scans, computer graphics and tiny cameras to capture the process from conception to birth. They are the most detailed embryonic animal pictures ever seen.

Media Blacks Out New Snowden Interview The Government Doesn’t Want You to See This past Sunday evening former NSA contractor Edward Snowden sat down for an interview with German television network ARD. The interview has been intentionally blocked from the US public, with virtually no major broadcast news outlets covering this story. In addition, the video has been taken down almost immediately every time it’s posted on YouTube. In contrast, this was treated as a major political event in both print and broadcast media, in Germany, and across much of the world. Trust Me! I Have Brown Eyes And The Face To Go With Them redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Ever wonder what makes you feel that instinctive sense of trust — or mistrust — when you meet someone new? In a new study published this week in the online journal PLoS ONE, researchers at Charles University in the Czech Republic explored this question by asking 238 participants to look at the faces of 80 students and rate their trustworthiness, attractiveness and dominance. As expected, the team found that all three of these characteristics aligned pretty well with each other. Faces that they perceived as trustworthy also seemed more attractive and dominant, and vice versa.

Art Inspiration For The Weekend - Smashing Magazine Advertisement In a creative field like design, we face an undeniable truth: our wells of inspiration are bound to run dry from time to time. In those periods of imaginative downtime, we seek out sources that can help us return the creative flow to our working process, and get us “back in the game.” But when we need a quick recharge, where do we turn?

10 theories about Hitler's death - Top 10 Lists Humanity had and still has many controversial personalities whose lives continue to fascinate us even after their deaths. They remain large in our memories and no matter how many years have passed, some people continue to believe they are still alive and among us. Adolf Hitler is certainly one personality whose death continues to be shrouded in mystery. So vast and so intense was his reign that people always found a place for conspiracy theories and fictional plotlines. Eye Sharpening - Photoshop Tutorial - 416 Studios With this tutorial you can create amazing, bright eyes within minutes. First retouch, adjust levels and do all necessary colour corrections on your image. With a Lasso Tool (L) select the eyes (hold Shift key to add to selection).

America's Prettiest Winter Towns You don’t need to find a beach to beat the winter blues. There’s an invigorating, rosy-cheek feeling that comes from a day out among fresh air and snow—followed by something hot to drink. That’s the promise of America’s prettiest winter towns, where you can wander among beautiful historic streets with eclectic businesses and scenic surroundings—whether laced with cross-country trails or vineyards whose tasting rooms beckon with fireplaces. Even when snowfall is sporadic, towns like Jackson, WY, or Charlottesville, VA, have undeniable, picturesque appeal. There’s always something to do, and the passion their residents pour into cold-weather pursuits is contagious.

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The world’s best booze (and where to drink it) Drinking the local beverage is a sure way to warm the hearts of the locals. Here is a selection of alcoholic drinks that make the effort of travel all the more rewarding. 1. Sake, Japan 8 Books For a Higher Existence Books are magical inventions. By carrying meaning, they gives us glimpses of experience and knowledge from a different world. Phonetic language, being cut-off from time and place, the Now, helps both to encapsulate the ego more, but also to offer guidance to make it poriferous, letting Eros free.

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