December 5, 2007

Waldi The Munich 1972 Olympic Wunderhund

Apparently the pinnacle of mod Olympic graphic design was reached in 1972 for the Munich summer games. The logos, signs, marketing, and mascots--everything down to and including the souvenirs--represented a triumph of the will, so to speak, of Otl...
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Awesome 2004 Over The Rhine Song Named To 2007 Top 10 List

I don't know much about kid's music, but I do know that Over The Rhine's awesome song, The Poopsmith, was awesome when I first heard it--in 2004. So congratulations to the overnight success of this Ohioan music phenomenon for being...
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In The Here And Now: Moons, Mush, Photographs, Lucy Sprague Mitchell

Worlds converge, and now maybe I can close some of the twenty-odd browser tabs that I've accumulated. The topics: children's books with photographs instead of illustrations, why our current parenting environment is the way it is, and how different it...
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Study: Honey Works Better Than Cough Syrup

A Penn State study found that honey was more effective than dextromathorphan for treating nighttime coughs in kids ages 2-11. The dosages used in the test were equivalent to the cough syrup: half a teaspoon for kids 2-5, a full...
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Also, A Vibrating Cup Holder

All of Kiaohsung, Taiwan-based Je Mey Corp's R&D investment in simulation technology has really paid off. The sex toy manufacturer's new Bugaboo knock-offs look amazingly similar to the real thing, you might even say life-like. I haven't seen this...
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