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May 11, 2010

Six 'Killer Apps' That Let the West Dominate the East

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From historian Niall Ferguson's April 9, 2010 Financial Times essay.

1. Representative government

2. The consumer society

3. Protestant work ethic

4. Market capitalism

5. Modern medicine

6. Scientific method

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Bacon & Eggs Band-Aids

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Seven strips of bacon and seven eggs.

$4.95.

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MorphWorld: Russell Hobbs Kitchen Scale into... Doh!

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If you're in the UK, forced to wait until the end of the month to get an iPad, and find yourself increasingly fretful and anxious, you might consider picking up one of these nice looking kitchen scales and carrying it around kind of like a blankie or teddy bear to sooth your nerves till the big day finally arrives.

"Tempered glass weighing surface will look good in any kitchen!"

£10.

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Target Bath Mat

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Jasper Johns, call your office.

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$19.

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In a perfect world...

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What are they?

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Answer here this time tomorrow.

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RGB Wallpaper

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From Creative Review

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"For Milan Design Week, Italian studio carnovsky 

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created a series of wallpapers 

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that react to different coloured lights. 

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The designs were created for the Milan shop of 

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Janelli & Volpi, a noted Italian wallpaper brand. 

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Each features overlapping illustrations, different elements of which are revealed depending on whether a 

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white, red, green or blue light is shone upon them."

[via Joe Peach]

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Knife Block

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Handmade from native German wood.

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25 x 10 x 9cm.

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€39.90.

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