WWIII Propaganda Posters (by @baekdal) #design Written by Thomas Baekdal | Friday, January 28, 2011 Artist Brian Lane Winfield Moore has recreated a number of the old WWII posters in a more modern "war of interwebs" style. Beautiful work. Follow: 42Concepts UK fireworks and parties welcome in new year 1 January 2012Last updated at 05:18 Fireworks, set to music, lit up the London skyline for 11 minutes Thousands of revellers have taken to the streets across the UK to herald the new year. Hundreds of thousands gathered in London to watch the 11-minute fireworks display under the London Eye, triggered by Big Ben's chimes. In Cardiff there was free live music at the Civic Centre, but no outdoor concert in Belfast this year. People attended events across Scotland, including some 80,000 in Edinburgh for the Hogmanay street party celebrations. Around 3,000 police officers were on duty in London, both at street level and on podiums, to give them a bird's-eye view of any troublemakers. But Scotland Yard said it had been a "fairly quiet" night with 77 arrests as of 04:30 GMT, mostly for public order or drunk and disorderly offences. As midnight struck, it triggered a display of some 12,000 fireworks at the London Eye - producing 50,000 projectiles.
My collection of funny emails from my inbox. Subject: 5 MINUTE MANAGEMENT COURSE Lesson 1: A man is getting into the shower just as his wife is finishing up her shower, when the doorbell rings. The wife quickly wraps herself in a towel and runs downstairs. When she opens the door, there stands Bob, the next-door neighbor. Before she says a word, Bob says, "I'll give you $800 to drop that towel." After thinking for a moment, the woman drops her towel and stands naked in front of Bob. After a few seconds, Bob hands her $800 and leaves. The woman wraps back up in the towel and goes back upstairs. "Great!" Moral of the story: If you share critical information pertaining to credit and risk with your shareholders in time, you may be in a position to prevent avoidable exposure. Lesson 2: A priest offered a Nun a lift. The priest removed his hand. Arriving at the convent, the nun sighed heavily and went on her way. On his arrival at the church, the priest rushed to look up Psalm 129. Lesson 3: "Me first! "Me next! Lesson 4: Lesson 5: Lesson 6:
20 awesome examples of street art If you still need a proof that art can be found anywhere, those awesome examples of great street art should convince you. Dimitri Tsykalov Russian artist Dimitri Tsykalov uses fruits to curve carve out impressive and creepy looking skulls. Have a look.
Ermahgerd, memes! A retrospective on this years internet quirks and curios It seems 2012 was the year memes went mainstream. Helped largely by the rise of social media and the fact most of us now have an online presence, you’d be hard pushed to find someone who didn’t come across at least one of this year’s memes, mash-ups, viral hits or image macros. We’ve rounded up the best memes of 2012 for you to look back on and laugh at what a long, strange trip it’s been. So, go on, pop the kettle on and let’s have a giggle. Texts From Hillary If the 2012 US election is anything to go by, politics and memes go hand in hand. The blog lasted just one week and after 32 posts, 83,000 Facebook shares, 8,400 Twitter followers, more than 45,000 Tumblr followers, and a meeting with Clinton herself, creators Adam Smith and Stacy Lambe called it a day – but not before publishing a submission from their inspiration. Call Me Maybe But while Smith and Lambe knew when to quit while they were ahead, some memes continued way beyond their peak. Shit Girls Say Texts from Dog Dogshaming
The BIGGEST ever list of design resources! : : ProofHQ – Product Blog Following the huge success of last year’s “World’s Biggest Ever List of Graphic Design Blogs”, we’ve decided that we should turn it into an annual event – after all, more people than ever before are blogging and the talent pool continues to grow. This year, we’ve added in some additional categories including typography and image sourcing sites to help you along your way. The list is at least 40% larger than last year and is the one stop shop for all that you could need in terms of inspiration, reference material or tools for you to use. So, without further ado, ladies and gentlemen…. drum-roll please! Graphic Design 1stwebdesigner Blog by Dainis Graveris in Latvia covering all things design and freelance. 2expertsdesign A blog filled with tips – whether it’s graphic design, logo design, web design, advertising, branding or typography. 456 Berea Street Blog from Roger Johansson containing articles and tutorials on web standards, accessibility and usability. 72dpi Graphic design inspiration.
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