August 24, 2007

Elaine Kaufmann's Minivan

It's kind of wild to think that the first generation of adults to grow up in minivans are walking the streets right now. Actually, the first generation of Americans conceived in minivans just graduated from college. Let's do the math:...
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DT Cute-Out: Munro Leaf's Safety Can Be Fun Can Be Beautiful

I found out about The Story of Ferdinand author Munro Leaf's other book[1] last summer during the DT Bizzare Book Contest. DT reader Chris had submitted the 1938 classic, Safety Can Be Fun for its awesome combination of clean graphic...
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DT Cute-Out: Kindra Murphy And Her Magical Estonian Stickerforms

Kindra Murphy spent a good chunk of last year in Estonia, soaking up design inspiration, and raiding the local office supply stores for the classic, Colorform-like stickers that she used to compose Estonian Village. It's just on butcher paper....
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Posted by greg at 9:33 PM | Comments (0)

DT Cute-Out: Tooth Fairy Pillows And Other Yo Gama-GOO-dness

You know what, it's been kinda grim around here lately, time for a cute-out. The fellas at Gama-Go are having a big Labor Day Sale next weekend. The first 200 people to order $150 or more of Gama-Go-Gear between 12:01AM...
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Posted by greg at 9:11 PM | Comments (1)

It's A Small Goth World After All

NOTE: This has nothing to do with goth freakshow circuses and their vacuum-gluing dwarves. Bats Day In The Fun Park is an annual weekend-long gathering of Goth culture enthusiasts which culminates in a big, black, fishnetty trip to Disneyland. It's...
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Little Britain Indeed

Sorry, sometimes there are things you just can't not post:EDINBURGH (AFP) - A dwarf performer at the Edinburgh fringe festival had to be rushed to hospital after his penis got stuck to a vacuum cleaner during an act that went...
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If You See Something, Say Something: OK, How About STFU, Virginia?

I swear, if it weren't for the boiled peanuts and all the Chick-Fil-A's... The Wall Street Journal reports on a Virginia campaign promoting its sexual abuse hotline "designed to encourage people to trust their instincts about possible abuse," which...
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Go, JHPIEGO, Go! Midwife Training In Afghanistan

Afghanistan has the second highest rate of mortality for pregnant women and newborns in the world. Women have a 1 in 9 chance of dying during or after birth, and children of those women have only a 1 in 4...
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