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29 Jun 15:12

London's getting the world's first all-electric double-decker bus

by Nick Summers
London's red double-decker buses are going green. No, we're not talking about a change to their iconic paint-jobs: Mayor Boris Johnson today announced plans to introduce an all-electric model in the capital. London is already served by hundreds of hy...
29 Jun 15:56

'Top Gun 2' will pit Tom Cruise against drones

by Daniel Cooper
Cooper Griggs

How can this possibly NOT suck?

Cinema always reflects our anxieties back onto us, so it's no surprise to see that the Top Gun sequel will involve unmanned aerial vehicles. Producer David Ellison told Collider that Tom Cruise will return to the series that made him famous, with a s...
29 Jun 03:11

Nice way to end the weekend. #marvista #losangeles #california...

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Nice end indeed! :)

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Nice way to end the weekend.
#marvista #losangeles #california #sunset #cloudporn #beautiful (at Mar Vista, Los Angeles)

30 Jun 01:34

Medium ditches passwords for single-use email links

by Andrew Tarantola
Cooper Griggs

Seems like a really bad idea to me.

Passwords are, by many accounts, quickly going the way of the dodo. And while many sites now allow users to log in via social media, they're not always a viable option. That's why (as an alternative to logging in via Facebook or Twitter) blog-publish...
29 Jun 14:00

Another Cupavailable, along with other favorites in limited...

29 Jun 16:10

On Wednesday July 1st I’m doing an answer time. . Ask about my...



On Wednesday July 1st I’m doing an answer time. . Ask about my drawings, explodingdog.com, my books or anything else you can think of. I’ll answer as many questions as I can. 

This is happening at July 1st, 1pm EST/ 10am PST

here’s the ask box http://explodingdog.tumblr.com/ask

30 Jun 04:40

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29 Jun 15:15

Repurposed Wood Doors and Furniture Transformed into Geometric Faces on the Streets of Belgium

by Christopher Jobson

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Over the last year, Belgian painter and sculpturor Stefaan De Croock aka Strook (previously) began working with repurposed wood panels, doors, and furniture to construct giant faces on the side of buildings. The recycled wood surfaces are cut into precise geometric shapes and pieced together like a tangram puzzle, leaving the original paint and textures untouched. His most recent piece, Elsewhere, was a collaboration with his 69-year-old dad for Mechelen Muurt. You can see more of Strook’s paintings, sculptures, and other artworks on his website. (via Colossal Submissions)

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29 Jun 18:26

Miniature Hand Thrown Pottery by Jon Almeda

by Christopher Jobson
Cooper Griggs

Dang. I had a hard enough time throwing NORMAL size pots. Amazing.

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Master of the miniature Jon Almeda creates tiny hand thrown ceramics at 1″ scale that are every bit as detailed and perfect as their much larger counterparts. The Washington-based artist makes vases, bowls, and even tea kettles tiny enough to sit atop a coin or toothbrush. Despite their fragile beginnings, the pieces are sturdy enough to endure standard glazing and firing to emerge as fully finished ceramics. Almeda uses a custom designed motorized curio wheel that affords the precise control needed to execute minute handbuilding techniques need for each object.

To see more, you can follow him on Instagram or maybe even take a class through the International Guild of Miniature Artisans of which he is a member. (via Artfido)

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29 Jun 20:11

Colors: A New Collection Film from The Mercadantes

by Christopher Jobson

In light of current events, the latest collection film by filmmaking duo The Mercadantes (previously here and here). Beautifully done, great ending.

29 Jun 02:27

Eyal Gever | Arcademi

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28 Jun 23:53

throw like a girlgot stopped outside the grocery store by 4...



throw like a girl

got stopped outside the grocery store by 4 (count ‘em 4) teenaged girls in softball gear raising money for their trip to the state championships.

i am morally obligated to push cash into their blue and white decorated bucket because:

  1. my niece went to the state softball championships in maryland, so there’s a good chance somebody did this for her.
  2. girls + sports = duh.
  3. the energy coming off these kids was palpable. so full of life, and hope, and enthusiasm. 

i tend to make a lot of fun of the burbs, but now that we’ve been here for two and a half years, i’m finding myself drawn to these small acts of community. and not even in an ironic way.

i even feel a little sense of pride in the hand-made bracelet they gave me.

man, am i going soft or what?

28 Jun 15:40

Long-Exposure Photographs of a New Zealand Cave Illuminated by Glowing Worms

by Christopher Jobson
Cooper Griggs

I've been there and this is AMAZING!

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The twinkling lights dotting the ceiling of this dazzling cave system are the work of arachnocampa luminosa, a bioluminescent gnat larva (also called a glowworm) found throughout the island nation of New Zealand. It is believed that the light, emitted mostly from females, is how the insects find mates. These long-exposure photos by local photographer Joseph Michael capture small communities of worms amongst 30 million-year-old limestone formations on North Island. You can see more shots from the project titled Luminosity, here.

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27 Jun 22:31

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27 Jun 23:48

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27 Jun 23:20

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28 Jun 04:19

Hawkish #marvista #losangeles #california #birdwatching #hawk...



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#marvista #losangeles #california #birdwatching #hawk #streetlight (at Mar Vista, Los Angeles)

28 Jun 18:00

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28 Jun 18:39

Google-powered beer fridge translates thirst in 40 languages

by Jon Fingas
Better brush up on your language skills... they might just get you a free drink. Google and Thinking Box have teamed up to create Molson's Global Beer Fridge, an appliance that depends on Google's real-time voice translation to serve cool refreshment...
26 Jun 19:00

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26 Jun 18:13

all the feelsi should just accept i’m going to be suddenly...



all the feels

i should just accept i’m going to be suddenly breaking out in happy tears all day long.

h/t to my friend meg for this link

26 Jun 18:06

The Cocktail Trucknow available as a mini print along with other...



The Cocktail Truck

now available as a mini print along with other favorites. limited quantities.

26 Jun 20:00

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26 Jun 20:39

This cartoon nails today so perfectly: Confederate flag down, rainbows up

by Xeni Jardin
Cooper Griggs

via GN

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Spotted first on the Southern Poverty Law Center's Facebook Page.

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26 Jun 22:27

Come With Me

27 Jun 02:28

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27 Jun 03:24

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predictablyawesome: https://twitter.com/WhiteHouse/status/614611810415681536

i need this on my blog.

i still remember november, 2004. and this… this is not to be taken for granted.

looking back, could any of us have said this would happen?

27 Jun 05:00

Comic for 2015.06.27

Cooper Griggs

perfect

27 Jun 11:41

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27 Jun 18:00

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