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Revolutionary Reading Device

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Will You Make The Switch

Last week’s news story about 14 year-old student Suvir Michandani’s plan to save the U.S. government $400 million per year by encouraging the switch to use of the Garamond font in official documents went viral. Now the ad agency Grey … Continue reading

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Keeping It Real

I like real books and I can not lie. And it appears that a majority of other readers do too. The infographic below, which is based on a poll by the UK-based Fatbrain book marketplace, explores the reasons why readers … Continue reading

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From Dawn to Dusk

Singapore-based photographer Fong Qi Wei has created a series of short animated gifs, which compress a full day — from dawn to dusk — into a single, looped gif. Shot from the same position at various time of the day, overlooking … Continue reading

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Just Another Mandala Monday

The 12th century City of Temples complex of Angkor Wat in northwest Cambodia constitutes the largest extant ancient religious complex in the world. Today the Angkor Archeological Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a tourist magnet drawing nearly a … Continue reading

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What About Staten Island

Earlier this month we shared a very clever New York City coffee map based on subway stops. Now the creator, Android developer Nimal Banerjee, has expanded the original Manhattan- only map to include the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens. But … Continue reading

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Winter in Trondheim

I once had the immense pleasure of spending a joyous Midsummer’s Night on a mountain above the northern Norwegian city of Trondheim. I never really considered visiting during the winter, that is until I saw this wonderful film from the … Continue reading

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MTA NYC Goes Digital

New York City’s MTA has finally launched its much anticipated new digital, touch-point “MTA On the Go” kiosks. The units offer 47-inch screens providing real-time transit information, including visual station to station directions with transfers and line info, countdown to … Continue reading

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A new Type of Tourism Campaign

Lisbon, Portugal has launched a unique tourism campaign utilizing its iconic tram lines and overhead electrical wires. Lisbon’s ad agency, Leo Burnett Lisboa, has created a new font called LX Type that is based on the tram lines, where letters … Continue reading

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Books I Love

Books I Love is a new social networking app for book lovers that allows readers to share their reading suggestions and critiques digitally with social contacts . The free iOS app lets users both send and receive book recommendations individually … Continue reading

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