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David Blanar
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Normally I hate cat things.

But I don't hate this.
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+bediha dogru stop shouting and take your tablets
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Edible Ice Cream Bowls
Very nice, the batter is simple although forming the bowls is a bit tricky.

There's a bonus cream cheese ice cream recipe at the bottom for those of you obsessed with the stuff … you know who you are … ;-)

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If you can make a pancake and have a muffin tin, you can make edible bowls.
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Looks good!😁
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I'm sure it will end well.


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Very clever!


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What a cracking cover, this one is up there with the best – and that's saying something, considering how many good ones there are.

I'm very partial to this song anyway, cf. my 30 Day Song Challenge - http://bit.ly/noWWYH

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The Future of Safer Cycling: Augmented Reality Helmets |

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Future Cities Catapult is prototyping an augmented reality helmet that would supply cyclists with spatial and contextual information.
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Marge: "But Main Street's still all cracked and broken."
Bart: "Sorry, Mom, the mob has spoken."
.... monorail!
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Wait ... you've now got Pirlo, Lampard and David Villa in the same side ... that's a bit tasty, you have to admit, regardless their ages.

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Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo has joined Major League Soccer side New York City on a free transfer.
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Honestly ... does anyone believe this story isn't going to get a whole lot worse before it gets better?

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Red Bean Ice Cream
I had not considered using red beans in ice cream but this could be quite tasty.

This recipe takes a different route to producing custard. Instead of a multitude of egg yolks, it uses a combination of cornstarch, corn syrup and cream cheese to give the ice cream structure.

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Cynthia of Two Red Bowls is placing the long-neglected red bean where it has always belonged: in ice cream.
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Flight of the Beer Delivery Bumblebee Drones |

There's only one word for this … awesome
Several drones were transformed into mechanical bees in Taiwan to encourage people to try Honey Beer.
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Color Changing Sneakers Shift Styles On Demand |
The Shift Sneaker is a new (conceptual) application of wearable technology for color changing sneakers.
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Wow - this looks really good, tbf.

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  • London Business School
    MBA, 2004 - 2006
  • University of Nottingham
    MA, 2010 - 2013
    Systematic Theology & Philosophy
  • Westmont High School
    Diploma, 1999 - 1993
  • Santa Clara University
    Theatre Arts, 1993 - 1997
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American loving life in London, UK.
Introduction
Passions include reading, going to the theatre, watching and playing sport (mostly football), going to the cinema (when I have time), hitting the gym, cooking, and roaming across the island and the world.

All my posts are public which means you'll get a mix of philosophy, politics, art, industry updates, media, sport and design. I tend to circle those who have a full profile and repeatedly interact with me.

I also manage the blog for the Loveliest Book Group, check it out.

Enjoy!

“I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.” 
                                                       - Malcolm X


"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
                                                       -
Aristotle

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I don't fit neatly into a box ...
Work
Occupation
Marketing
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Digital
Employment
  • Google UK Limited
    Marketing Specialist, 2014 - present
    Google+
  • Independent Contractor
    Marketing, 2006 - present
  • AMV BBDO
    Digital Producer, 2013 - 2014
  • Accenture
    Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • MerchantCantos Communications
    Director of Online Services, 2010 - 2011
  • Tam Communications
    Senior Interactive Artist, 1996 - 1999
  • Rivals.com
    Senior Art Director, 1999 - 2000
  • Rivals.net
    Marketing Services Manager, 2000 - 2003
  • Rufus Leonard
    Senior Digital Strategist, 2007 - 2007
  • Crown Business Communications
    Digital Strategist, 2003 - 2006
  • Defaqto
    Head of Marketing, Brand & Communications, 2007 - 2009
  • Republic Publishing
    COO, 2009 - 2009
  • Isobar
    Senior Project Manager, 2013 - 2013
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Los Gatos, CA - Seattle, WA - Santa Clara, CA - Saratoga, CA
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