Using concrete pipes to create multi-level booth seating, the Prahran Hotel by Techné Architects in Melbourne, Australia, is a pub that offers its patrons the chance to sit snugly right inside its façade.
FOUND is a curated collection of photography from the National Geographic archives. Pictured here, from top: - Alexander Graham Bell and Mabel kissing within a tetrahedral kite, October 1903. - Two actresses at Delphi Festival adorn costumes of classical Greece, December 1930. - A bullfighter waves
Wenlock keeps the aspidistra flying from his perch on my bookshelf.
The Amazon UK user review convinced me: "If you only buy one totalitarian themed toy this year, make sure it's this one." Who could say no? So I plunked down my £5.62 plus international shipping, and last week a package bearing a UK customs declaration showed up at my door in Chicago.
Inside was Wenlock, the creepiest Olympic mascot I have ever seen, decked out as...
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Why does the IT industry continue to listen to Gartner? — Summary: Another day, another provocative research report from Gartner, which has a long track record of spectacularly wrong predictions. I've collected some of their greatest hits. Er, misses. — Follow @edbott
In light of the jury verdict in Apple vs. Samsung, the one-liners and jokes flew back and forth. One in particular, by Dan Frakes, has been copied and pasted all over the web, and it goes like this: "When the iPhone debuted, it was widely criticized for having no buttons/keys. Now people think the iPhone's design is 'obvious'." This is a very common trend in this entire debate that saddens me to no end: the iPhone is being compared to simple feat...