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Famous Guns in Pop Culture

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Federico Mauro has created a cool little collection of Famous Guns in Pop Culture

Fstoppers does fashion shoot with iphone

TheHead / hand-drawn animated short

The 50 Sluttiest American Apparel Ads of All Time

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The Stylecrave blog put together a list of the 50 sluttiest American Apparel ads of all time. Click here to see them.

Mad Men Yourself

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AMC and Mad Men illustrator Dyna Moe have teamed up to allow you to be your own Don Draper or Peggy.  Go Mad Men Yourself

Uncle Adolf’s House

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I am loving this flickr set! This woman went back to her uncle Adolf’s house this last week. Her uncle moved out of the house in 1990 and no one ever went back tot he house so it is almost like a time capsule.

The Coolest Calendar Ever

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Created by Oscar Díaz—the 420 X 595 mm Ink Calendar actually works. Oscar says that it’s not designed to be one month only, but the whole year. The ink colors are based on a spectrum, which relate to a “color temperature scale”, each month having a color related to our perception of the weather on that month. The colors range from dark blue in December to three shades of green in spring or orange and red in the summer.

augmented reality growing up fast

in the past week AR took a nice step forward with two very thoughtful examples of how virtual and actual can mix in useful (not just pretty, shiny) ways:

and the US Postal Service’s Priority Mail Virtual Box, which lets you see if what you’re shipping will fit in their flat rate box. A simple, useful tool.

[via Michael Lebowitz]

Nude, Mona Lisa-like painting surfaces

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Leonardo da Vinci, in a Renaissance version of Mad Magazine, may have painted his famous Mona Lisa in a number of ways, including nude. Now, a painting has surfaced that looks much like the original, sparking debate over just how far the master took his iconic painting.

Now this is kinda funny cause they say that the Mona lisa is Da Vinci, so does this new painting suggest that Da Vinci painted himself as what he would look like as a nude woman?

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Banksy in secret exhibition stunt

Graffiti artist Banksy has pulled off an audacious stunt amid tight secrecy to stage his biggest ever exhibition.

A burned-out ice-cream van is among 100 works Banksy has installed at Bristol’s museum, replacing many of the museum’s regular artefacts.

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