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Nike Clogs

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By Marquita Taylor in New Fashion on Thursday 27 January 2011

Although these things look very cool, they could not possibly be comfortable. The artist behind them, John Kelly, wanted the clogs to resemble shoes for the Nike78 exhibition.

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Live crab vending machine in China

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By Marquita Taylor in Cool Travel on Tuesday 4 January 2011

Wild and crazy is an understatement when it comes to what you’re about to see. In America, we have vending machines that include snacks and coffee. In China, they have vending machines that include live crabs and bananas.

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Mario Skittles

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By Marquita Taylor in New Trends on Monday 13 December 2010

If you’re love separating your Skittles by color, you might as well do something creative with them like Matt McManis. Like make your favorite Mario and Pac Man characters. If you’re feeling a little ambitious, create a self-portrait out of America’s favorite candy.

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You Know You Dead Azz Wrong

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By Marquita Taylor in Cool Websites on Friday 3 December 2010

A little make-up is nice, but some people go way too far. Have you ever wanted to look like your favorite anime character? All the make-up artist had to do was literally close her eyes and her dream came true. This girl looks like one of the characters from Sailor Moon.

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Bubble Wrap Tie

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By Marquita Taylor in New Fashion on Monday 22 November 2010

Now you can take the annoying but fun sport of popping bubble wrap at work, or on a special occasion, onto your tie. This should definitely pass the time if you’re annoyed or you just want to annoy someone.

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Subcarpati-A Light Stencil animation

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By Marquita Taylor in Video on Friday 12 November 2010

This animation takes me all the way back to kindergarten, when this is all I knew how to draw. The creators, Lonut Negrila and Mihai Calota, make stick figures look cool with 57 stencils, three spray cans, eight nine volt batteries, three light sources, many nights, calculations, measurements and 5,313 pictures.

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NERD speak through the mouths of fish

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By Marquita Taylor in Video on Thursday 11 November 2010

Have you ever wondered what life was like as a fish? N*E*R*D puts their listeners in the position of a fish in the sea by encouraging them to stop sending trash to sea. According to the Encyclopedia, the United States Industry is a great source of pollution for the most deadly pollutants which causes the […]

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Twitter Stockings

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By Marquita Taylor in New Fashion on Tuesday 9 November 2010

If you want to take Twitter with you everywhere you go, here is a cute and geeky way. These cute and chic stockings are also a great conversation starter during a night out! They will also make the perfect gift for an avid Tweeter.

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N.E.R.D’s Hypnotize U off their new album Nothing

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By Marquita Taylor in New Music on Friday 5 November 2010

If You haven’t heard, the new album — Nothing by N*E*R*D — has finally hit the shelves after numerous delays. The second single off the album is Hypnotize U, which has been produced by Daft Punk. In the video for the single, Pharrell has several women living in his home under hypnosis.

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Presenting New York in 35,000 still shots

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By Marquita Taylor in New Photography on Saturday 30 October 2010

Have you ever wondered what the world would look like if it were miniature? Photographer and film director Sam O’Hare kills his own curiosity by using special camera lenses to capture New York in a miniature way by taking 35,000 still shots. After five days, two nights, and 35,000 shots later O’Hare presents The Sandpit.

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Tengu: your singing companion

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By Marquita Taylor in New Trends on Friday 22 October 2010

If you’ve ever felt lonely, with the computer screen blaring in your face, look no further than Tengu, here to keep you company. Just by plugging him into your computer through your USB port, he will sing along to any music that you play in addition to making seven different facial expressions.

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Tuttuki Bako Poking Box

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By Marquita Taylor in New Trends on Friday 15 October 2010

Have you ever wanted to fully interact with the virtual world? Well, now you can with the Tuttuki Bako Poking Box. This invention allows you to poke your finger in and virtually interact with five built-in mini games. Fun, huh? Get pokin’.

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Gundam USB Memory Stick

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By Marquita Taylor in New Products on Tuesday 12 October 2010

We all need to save our pictures and important documents. Make saving fun with this Gundam USB Memory stick. With his colorful action figure body, he will not be hard to find. By bending the Gundam into a sitting position you are able to plug this little guy into your computer.

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Bonsai Coffee Table

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By Marquita Taylor in New Design on Tuesday 12 October 2010

This fancy coffee table is not your normal ‘set your coffee on the table’ type deal. Designer Roberto Delponte combines nature, design and technology to create the Modular Bonsai Wood Table. This table would fit perfectly in any contemporary home. You can check your e-mail on your iPad while sipping your hot cup of Joe, […]

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Muto: a wall animation painted by Blu

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By Marquita Taylor in Video on Tuesday 12 October 2010

Unless you’re on drugs, this is nothing like you have seen before. Artist Blu shares his mind boggling, gripping and fantasy-like talent with the world and one of them is called Muto. Combining animation, graffiti and imagination, Muto is something that you will probably never be able to wrap your head around. A word of […]

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