Monthly Archives: January 2015

Canadian Secrets

Recently photos of the newest variant of the official Canadian passport have been popping up around the web. The colorful documents incorporate optical variable ink that only reveals hidden features under UV light. Hopefully, U.S. passport designers will take note. … Continue reading

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Art POV

After spending an afternoon at New York City’s magnificent Metropolitan Museum of Art this week, I had the odd experience of stumbling across artist/filmmaker Masashi Kawamura’s new blog “What They See”, which invites an encounter with the museum from a … Continue reading

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Hotel Hacks

The Indian travel search engine and booking site ixigo.com produced this comical video which suggests tricks and hacks to make full use of that expensive hotel room you shelled out your hard earned travel budget on. I’ll own up to … Continue reading

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Lost in the Train Station (pt. 2)

H/t to the folks behind sizvideos for this set of crazy gifs:

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Lost in the Train Station

This charming short animated video titled “Lost in the Train Station” was created by the Barcelona graphic design studio Hey and Yago Busquets.

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Bibliophile Hack (NSFW)

Last week some anonymous tech savvy bibliophile hacked a digital traffic sign in central Los Angeles and left this message:

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How to answer the phone

Illustrator James Chapman created this wonderful graphic (see below) on the simple act of answering the telephone in ten different languages for the language learning site Babbel.com. You can find more of his whimsical, educational illustrations, such as “How to sound … Continue reading

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Take The Bus

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The Last Book

When book lovers travel, or just ride public transportation, we get voyeuristic kicks observing the reading habits of other travelers. Sometimes it even leads to a serendipitous bibliophile meet-up. Dutch photographer Rainer Gerritsen has been capturing these moments for his … Continue reading

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Flight Etiquette

U.S. airline JetBlue aims to inspire a conversation with air travelers on their universal complaints about flight companions with a new series of videos called “Flight Etiquette”. The first of the light-hearted shorts looks at the rude seating companion. Don’t … Continue reading

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