The flight 93 PR blast. “Their PR agency is giving away free tickets if you plaster banner ads on your blog to promote a movie reliving our terror so Universal Studios can make more money from ticket sales.”  

2006 Milan design week galore. 107 pages. 1575 pictures. Ayoye. (via MocoLoco)  

Welcome to Lostpedia. The encyclopedia dedicated to ABC’s hit TV show Lost.  

The famous computer 3D sketching software SketchUp is now offered for free. Google bought Sketchup and is now offering a free personal version of the app. You can still upgrade to Pro and have access to all the other useful features that make this software so great. And now mix the whole thing with Google Earth and you can see your model in 3D context. Whoa.  

Waverly films are the best. From the archives: BooksOnCampus.com “Midterm Madness”. With mayonnaise farts!  

The Concretes On the Radio video. Kinda makes me think of the old GAP commercials.  

Sam Rockwell and Justin Long in Robin’s big date.  

Jihef est too much tonite: des tshirts de graphistes (font & couleurs) chez Ampersand Clothing Co.  

Heille y’est 3hrs du mat, j’suis un peu poké, pis suivant la recommendations de Jihef, je vous conseille la séries de photos Garages.  

Chernobyl Legacy “Photographer Paul Fusco faces the dark legacy of Chernobyl, focusing on the horrifying human consequences of the event that is now 20 years in the past.”  

The Washington Post’s fashion editor Robin Givhan won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. Here are here columns submitted for consideration.  

Prickie.com sells unique button badges. A shitload of them. And they are nice too.  

For Dave: Jedi Breakfast.  

Ads of the World. Now don’t waste too much of your time on this.  

For designers and y’all: Download AIGA’s 50 symbol signs for free. “They are an example of how public-minded designers can address a universal communication need.”  

Patrick, this one’s for you: get intimate with your pet. The dog leash is great. (via Miss Swiss)  

New defense system acts like a force field agaisnt rocket propelled grenades. Ok so we’re in the future now. And what happens if you run real fast towards the tank?  

Monome 40h. “Button press and visual indication are decoupled by design: the correlation is established by each application.” Huh? Watch the video and you’ll understand everything. I love the concept of touch & graphical interface like this.  

Lol. “Here Billy, suck on this while we cut your head off to save this chair.”  

Taylor James Ltd. Photographic Retouching. Step-by-step case studies. Pretty impressive work looking at what they start off with and the final product.  

Pour toi Alexlauzonpointcom: Olivier est allé voir le best des kinos vendredi dernier au Club Soda et recommande fortement la comédie L'épisode 8 des aventures de Farador

Pes. Excellent makers of short stop-motion films. This is exactly was I use to see of daily objects when I was young. (Via M. Tanguay)  

Argentina On Two Steaks A Day. My kind of country: “As you might expect, vegetarians will have a somewhat rough time here. For most people in Argentina, a vegetarian is something you eat.” (Via Kottke)  

Adicolor presents: the color green. (Via Capn design)  

MC posted about this a while ago, but I wanted to archive it here too: Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’ sung by Pomme & Kelly, the first Google-idols. They seriously make me think of my sisters goofing off.  

USB products – food for thought. ”[...] 5 German industrial designers put some thought into what connects and bridges the digital with the physical world, and what’s essential for us in terms of storing and accessing data (symbolized by the use of USB connections) in our lives.” I love the USB-lock, so clever.  

Uh-oh: another Hapland puzzle. Gonna be stuck on this for a while.  

Audio Memory Games. It’s the audio version of match the pair: find the two bit bite boot bought but bait bat bet beat boat burt bart. (merci DJS)  

Tricks of the Trade. Usefull knowledge.  

Key rings for hip boys and girlz. The mustang is cool. I’m gonna try to make me one of these.  

3 years of pictures in 3 minutes, side by side. Now what interesting here is not the picture themselves (cause, like flickr, it ain’t that much fun watching somebody else’s life) but the fact that they are side by side: where will you be in 1 AND 2 years from now. And test your memory as to how many images/things you can remember in the movie.  

Stapled to death. And an overview of all the other mouse trap competiton entries. (merci Patrick)  

Camping outside a couple nights for shoes? They seem more like losers to me.  

Pour vous les designers graphiques et vous, gens de ce monde qui s’y interesse. Allez! Flanez mes moutons savants, mes brebis assoiffée, allez brouter ces 5 trop beaux sites web pleines de trop beaux projets.  

How to eat sushi the traditional japanese way. Direct link to the video. (via Martin)  

Font spotting the Thank You for Smoking titles. Typographic geekness galore. Watching the titles, I simply wondered what the fonts were… but this guy knows.  

Monument to Pro-Life: The Birth of Sean Preston. “A nude Britney Spears on a bearskin rug while giving birth to her firstborn marks a ‘first’ for Pro-Life. Pop-star Britney Spears is the “ideal” model for Pro-Life and the subject of a dedication at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg gallery district, in what is proclaimed the first Pro-Life monument to birth, in April.”  

Graffiti research lab. Cool: they make sticky LED-based graffiti. (Merci encore Francis)  

Conphorm makes felt handbags. Clever and pretty. (Merci Francis)