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December 3, 2013

Removing the last payphone boxes in Ireland

YouTube caption: "A short documentary film that recalls the past importance of phone boxes in Irish life."

[via broadsheet.ie]

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Magritte Clock

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Use your illusion.

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Solid walnut, maple, or fir whose grain is revealed by artful sculpting.

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Minutes and hours overlaid upon years and decades.

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Designed by David Okum.

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5.25" x 5.25" x 2".

$85–$97.50.

[via LikeCool]

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Blast from the Past: "What's past is prologue" — Livejournal post from Sunday, January 4, 2004

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Nearly 10 years ago, before I moved to my current virtual domicile, TypePad, I was on Livejournal.

Above, one of numerous posts that Sunday a decade ago: not a bad foreshadowing of Google Glass, if I do say so myself.

The only thing missing is livestreaming and I do believe that final piece of the puzzle is within reach such that bojTV, my longtime lodestar, will become reality by the end of next year.

Count on it.

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Iron Postcard

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This is a postcard by Miro made with G.I. (Galvanized Iron; (白鐵), which is a material commonly used in HongKong for making storage boxes and containers for burning paper.

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The postcard was locally produced in a one-man factory by a Sifu (師傅).

Hand stamped galvanized iron.

5.5" x 3.5".

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Back story here.

$16.

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Saturday morning in late November — through Google Glass

Last Saturday dawned clear and crisp (temperature 44°) as I stood outside looking toward the Blue Ridge Mountains to the northwest.

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Limited-Edition Nike+ FuelBand SE Rose Gold

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Stylish.

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No one ever said you had to work out.

From the website:

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The Nike+ FuelBand SE Rose Gold edition features an advanced PVD-coated stainless steel clasp, bezel, and screws.

It has handworked, mirror-polished surfaces to highlight craftsmanship and detail.

Features:

• Tracks the intensity of your workouts and enables sleep tracking with Nike+ Sessions

• Displays your progress in real time

• Counts steps and tells time

Details:

• Ambient light sensor detects environmental light levels and adjusts accordingly

• Includes two easy-to-insert links (0.32 inches/8mm and 0.63 inches/16mm) for fine-tuned fit

• Bluetooth 4.0 pairing to smartphones (for use with the Nike+ FuelBand app for iOS 6.1 and above)

• Optimized for the web (Mac OSX v10.6 and above / Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8) and works on iOS devices

• Available in three sizes: small (5.79 inches/147mm), medium/large (6.77 inches/172mm) and extra-large (7.76 inches/197mm)

• USB charging cable and sizing tool included

• Water-resistant

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$169.

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