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animal of the month: Tapir

animal of the month: Tapir

Now announcing the Unlikely Moose Animal of Month for June 2006: the Tapir Congrats to the Tapir. Not since the dziggetai has there been such fanfare for the Unlikely Moose Animal of the Month. more on the fascinating Tapir here and here and here

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Oktomat Lomography 8 frame photos

Oktomat Lomography 8 frame photos

Here’s a fun lil’ camera from Target. It has 8 built-in lenses and each lens takes a snap every 2 seconds. Each of those 8 frame captures are captured onto the space of one normal 35mm negative. So when you get all 20th-century and go to Target to pick up your prints two days after […]

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what to do with Wrigley Field bricks

what to do with Wrigley Field bricks

Last week, I gave the breaking news that the Chicago Cubs are selling authentic Wrigley Field bricks. Now, the question is: What do I do with my authentic Wrigley Field brick? Some ideas: buy a knit cubs baby hat and put it on my brick to keep it cozy drill a hole through the brick, […]

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Mary Bell Galleries 30th anniversary

Mary Bell Galleries 30th anniversary

Coming June 2 through July 12, Mary Bell Galleries will celebrating their 30th anniversary with a group show of gallery artists. Will Illinois Wesleyan University’s very own, Miles Bair, be a part of this exhibition? We’ll have to wait and see. Mary Bell’s website features 22 artists including Bair.

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dare to beta test Quark XPress 7

dare to beta test Quark XPress 7

If you’re feeling daring (or suicidal) you can download the beta version of Quark XPress 7.0. Just make sure the lab is airtight. Once you download and install the software, you will have 60 days to use XPress 7. As a side note, you can now sign up to learn Quark XPress 7.0 on a […]

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London videos on YouTube

While in London and its surrounding areas last year I took four videos:1. Circling Stonhenge2. British Museum Library3. England countryside between London and Salisbury4. a Laszlo Moholy-Nagy film at the Tate Modern The first two are now available for viewing on my YouTube page.

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buy an authentic Wrigley Field brick

buy an authentic Wrigley Field brick

The Chicago Cubs are now selling authentic Wrigley Field bricks for $30 a pop. I just received the email from cubs.com moments ago. No, it’s not the bricks from the famed outfield wall. You won’t be getting a brick with Keith Moreland’s blood stain. I don’t know if Keith Moreland ever ran into the outfiled […]

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