Oct 12, 2009

The Smashing Pumpkins – 1979 | Lyrics, Audio and Music Video

The Smashing Pumpkins – 1979 | Lyrics, Audio and Music Video

Billy Corgan called it, “the closest we’ve ever come to realizing everything we wanted.” It was the Smashing Pumpkins’ highest-charting single, reaching number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Mainstream Rock Tracks and on the Modern Rock Tracks charts. Did you know the video that had to be made and…

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Oct 9, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – October 9, 2009 | Volume 26

The Friday Shirk Report – October 9, 2009 | Volume 26

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 20 IMAGES – The 90s – The Internet – It’s all about perspective – Johnny, Johnny, Johnny, Johnny, Whoops Johnny, Whoops Johnny… – Optical Illusion with Proof. It’s on the Nasa…

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Oct 8, 2009

Philips Carousel: Best Continuous Shot Ever?

Philips Carousel: Best Continuous Shot Ever?

Back in April, Stink Digital and Tribal DDB Amsterdam unleashed the fury with an incredible campaign for Philips’ Cinema 21:9 HD Television. Scoffing at conventional product launch wisdom (i.e., television commercials, print ads, repeat) Philips’ brand team put their eggs into the digital basket; creating a flashy micro site with dreams of deeper consumer engagement.…

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Oct 6, 2009

Industrial Renovation: The Gasometers of Vienna

Industrial Renovation: The Gasometers of Vienna

History of the Vienna Gas Tanks The Gasometers of Vienna date back to 1896 when Viennese authorities decided it was time to invest in large-scale gas and electric utilities. In just three years, the city built Europe’s largest gas plant (which included the four gasometers) and laid more than 500 km (300 miles) of gas…

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Oct 5, 2009

The Open Concept Shoe – Mojito by Julian Hakes

The Open Concept Shoe – Mojito by Julian Hakes

Architect and product designer Julian Hakes has generated a lot of buzz surrounding his latest shoe design, the Mojito. First seen on Dezeen and then picked up by Gizmodo, this unique shoe concept has sparked much conversation since no photographs have been released showing an actual foot wearing it. Unlike a traditional shoe, the Mojito…

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Oct 2, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – October 2, 2009 | Volume 25

The Friday Shirk Report – October 2, 2009 | Volume 25

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 20 IMAGES – A valid question. And the answer is yes. – You had me at farting bull sculpture. Madoff is just icing – You think this is impressive? You should…

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Oct 1, 2009

3D INSANITY With Only Four Letters

3D INSANITY With Only Four Letters

I’ve always been fascinated by street art. And before the likes of Banksy and the stencil revolution there was graffiti. And there was one artist that always stood out to me — Mirko Reisser, better known as DAIM. There was something about his style that captivated me. His lettering was so intricate and his perspectives…

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