It’s advertised as a hand warmer. But anyone who photographs in the cold of winter will appreciate how this device will keep their camera equipment warm and not frozen. $65 (and it’s from the great nation of Japan).
Archive | December, 2008
It’s a chore, but I do rather enjoy slicing up cardboard boxes with a fresh mat knife after Christmas. I feel like Samurai Santa. If anyone knows where I can purchase the comic book, Samurai Santa, please let me know.
I bought the McFarlane Sandberg figure many months ago and never took it out of the package. I had ideas of just selling it on ebay. Last night I found a reason to take it out of the package. The collage didn’t quite have the impact I planned for it to have, but an interesting […]
Aston Martin and Foster + Partners won a competition for a new bus design for London, but their bus isn’t as nice as the 2nd place bus by miarro garca, hctor serrano studio and javier esteba (more photos here). Most of the design blogs I check seem to agree and are featuring the garcia/serrano/esteba bus.
Visit my Flickr page to see outtakes from my 2008 Christmas card. The actual card that was mailed out is shown above. This year’s card features the little known Christmas Lights Monster. He’s the one that makes it impossible for you to straighten out your Christmas lights when they are tangled up in twisted up […]
Andrew Colunga‘s Monster Claus via gizmodo.
Christmas is just about upon us. Chances are you had to deal with some crazy crowds while shopping. Have I got some great advice for you. Do your shopping on the 23rd at 8:00 a.m. Seriously. I was at Oak Brook Center (the outdoor mall) at 8:10 a.m. and there was ALMOST NO ONE there! […]
Did you know that the Borders Oak Brook is the first Borders in the Chicago area? It opened in August 1989. That’s my Borders! I worked for 10 years in an office building about a block away. It was nice going there during lunch. I can’t leave this blog post without linking to how Borders’ […]
Oh oh oh! I am so incredibly geeked out by this video. It’s incredible. The sound effects, the felt Prime, the voice, the quote, the environment, everything is so incredibly awesome. I love it, love it, love it. mad props to Matt Maldre for sharing this video with me via Facebook
Last weekend I was at my nephew’s birthday party. I was playing Play-Doh with a bunch of 3 year-olds. First of, I can’t tell you how much fun it is playing Play-Doh with 3 year-olds. However, the point of this blog post is a certain discovery I made. Actually, it was a discovery that one […]