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Jul 8

Amiga Boing Ball - beach ball version

28cm of fun for only €8,95 (at time of writing)

Jul 8

Kids Don't Care About Cars - Lefsetz Letter

the costs of car ownership…the insurance and the gas, never mind the maintenance, none of them appeal to a youngster who believes all costs should be baked in.

A car isn’t like a cellphone plan. You pay a monthly fee and you have instant access to your friends and the world via your apps and internet.

Running a car is like the worst prepaid plan in the world.

foodandwine:

© mandesager
Say goodbye to the long walks back to the fridge during a BBQ or the wet mess left by melting ice in your Rubbermaid. A team of Danes has created a way to keep your beer cool all year long that is convenient, stylish and totally green.


it holds 24 cans of beer and all you have to do is pop the top, turn the crank and out pops a new brew.
I would have drunk half the beer while digging the hole. Great idea though.

foodandwine:

© mandesager

Say goodbye to the long walks back to the fridge during a BBQ or the wet mess left by melting ice in your Rubbermaid. A team of Danes has created a way to keep your beer cool all year long that is convenient, stylish and totally green.

it holds 24 cans of beer and all you have to do is pop the top, turn the crank and out pops a new brew.

I would have drunk half the beer while digging the hole.

Great idea though.

Newcastle,NSW Sunrise

Newcastle,NSW Sunrise

If it would have been done earlier, it would have been even better for Microsoft, frankly.

- Tim Cook, talking about Microsoft releasing Office for the iPad on today’s earnings call. (via parislemon)

Classic backhanded slap at Seattle

Culturally, I think we have operated as if we had the formula figured out, and it was all about optimizing, in its various constituent parts, the formula. Now it is about discovering the new formula.

-

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in an otherwise insanely bland first interview with The New York Times. (via parislemon)

Clearly a student of “doublethink”

iloveoldmagazines:

Popular Mechanic
1957 Vol. 108, No. 2

Amazing product idea but the open belt drivers, no safety harnesses and the height means this product wouldn’t even make the market today.

iloveoldmagazines:

Popular Mechanic

1957 Vol. 108, No. 2

Amazing product idea but the open belt drivers, no safety harnesses and the height means this product wouldn’t even make the market today.

Feb 4
Golf and mountains

Golf and mountains

Jan 8

I, Glasshole: My Year With Google Glass

Mat Honan wore Google Glass for most of 2013. 

There is a different view of the world when you can leave a smartphone in your pocket.

Jan 1
30 mins post NYE Sydney with no traffic on the Harbour Bridge

30 mins post NYE Sydney with no traffic on the Harbour Bridge