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Video: House of Cards

Brilliant PSA for a housing charity by Leo Burnett, via AdFreak. Read the rest of this entry »

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Carl Sagan Sings A Glorious Dawn ft. Stephen Hawking


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My Kind of Bookstore

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via BoingBoing

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Typography

Typophile Film Festival 5 Opening Titles from Brent Barson on Vimeo.

Marvelous!

Handcrafted with love by BYU design students and faculty, for the 5th Typophile Film Festival. A visual typographic feast about the five senses, and how they contribute to and enhance our creativity. Everything in the film is real—no CG effects!

Shot with a RED One, a Canon EOS 5D Mark II, a Canon EOS 40D, and a Nikon D80. Stop motion created with Dragon Stop Motion.

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Protect Insurance Companies PSA

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Check Out Houston’s Very Own Blockcast

September Opening from Blockcast.TV on Vimeo.

I’ve often said that Houston is a hard town to really get to know. Since so many of us are locked up all day in our cars or our cubicles, the opportunities for interaction take more initiative. Blockcast gives you a reason to get out and meet your city by showing you all the cool stuff that’s going on. Great idea, well-executed. Hopefully they’re around for a long time to come.

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Talk Like an Internet Geek Day


Noise to Signal
(if this makes no sense to you, let me fill you in). Read the rest of this entry »

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The Myth of ‘No Zoning’ in Houston

Econoblog Marginal Revolution notes a very interesting paper by Michael Lewyn, a professor at Florida Coastal School of Law, who has published widely on the law’s effect on municipal ‘sprawl’ and quality of life issues. From the abstract:
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Music I Like: Radney Foster, Revival


via amber waves of twang, Review at the 9513. Read the rest of this entry »

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Real World Monopoly: Rich Uncle Pennybags (Mr. Monopoly) Discovers Google Maps

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From the series of tubes that brought you I can haz cheezburger and stumbleupon comes the next great internet time waster Monopoly City Streets. The site softlaunched a few days ago according to the official blog and news reports such as the Guardian’s quickly brought it crashing back down again. It’s essentially exactly what it sounds like – a mashup of Google Maps and Monopoly, enabling a new look on the classic board game.

Monopoly City Streets, a link up between game owners Hasbro and Google Maps, launches on Wednesday for a four-month period. It enables one, in theory, to buy any street in the world.

Play Monopoly City Streets

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