Monthly Archives: September 2010

Car porn

Lowriders at La Mission premiere

Innovative bed cover

Molly Hatchet mural on van

Earplugs hang ready on this Shelby (replica?)

Orange is the new black

Stealth bomber

No-nonsense dashboard

My neighbor’s Econoline pickup

Sparks

A quasi-random sampling of interesting tidbits…

Surprising research on what motivates people – If you manage people or are involved in organizational design, this RSA Animates talk by Daniel Pink will give you something to chew on. [via Terrence Kwan]

Recycled bag maker Freitag recycles media content – Freitag’s participatory concept art project is a media content production corollary to their bag-making process [via @gary_hustwit]

Correction tape ad leverages Web 2.0 – Though the product is prosaic, this interactive YouTube-based ad is cutting-edge [via @jkolko]

Artist/designer Helmut Smits burns IKEA – This video is worth checking out if only to remember how to start a fire without matches [via Core77]

An incredible collection of origami – This set of paper sculptures includes an origami Yoda and a working model of a V-12 engine – ’nuff said. [via ChaCha]

The future of multitasking?

I recently observed this man walking along a San Francisco sidewalk while lifting a dumbell. He was doing reps, alternating sides, just like one would do in a gym.

If people’s general level of busyness continues to increase, will sights like this be more common? What else will people start to do while moving between points? What will the culture accept and what will it reject?