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2011

Inside, Outside

Churches have always been associated with amazing architecture. But leave it to some clever designers to push the boundaries between + more

Request for Uniformity

From page 2 of a 37-page Request for Qualifications (RFQ) we received earlier this year: Unnecessarily elaborate responses, beyond that + more

Happy Thanksgiving!

It would appear that the phrase “turkey baster” can now be employed as a euphemism.

Say Goodbye to Tuesday

Randall Munroe’s xkcd—”a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language”—has as its entry today a ginormous chart about money. Though + more

New Music

It’s been a while since we’ve talked about music. No, wait—don’t go away. Today we’ll just listen. Promise. From Brian + more

London 2012

A collection of 12 commissioned posters by leading UK artists celebrating the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were unveiled + more

Public Service Announcement

“The Walking Dead” is the best show on television right now. On this there can be no debate. Where there + more

A Salute

In my office I have a very special memento. It’s a framed original 1943 World War II propaganda poster signed + more

Writer Humor

Courtesy of McSweeney’s, “Seven Bar Jokes Involving Grammar and Punctuation”: A comma splice walks into a bar, it has a + more

Thank Heaven for Billionaires

With the death—and subsequent beatification—of Steve Jobs, the launch of the iPhone 4S, and titillating rumors of what’s yet to + more

Us vs. Them

On a recent trip to Seattle, I visited the University Village Apple store. And I noticed that Microsoft now has + more

Cheap Date

For a master class on documentary film-making—or just to see a phenomenal movie—don’t miss Senna, currently showing at the Magic + more

Miscellany

For those alarmed at the news that we’ve cut 12% of our workforce, fear not. That’s the other AMD. We’re + more

Step 5 in the Aircraft Escape Plan

Last Friday I mentioned Alaska Airlines’ Aircraft Safety Instruction Tri-Fold—which leads me to today’s subject. I don’t know why, but + more

Now Hold On…

If you’ve traveled in the last few years, then you’ve probably completely ignored this illustration. It’s always included in the + more

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