Wolff Olins Blog: Chin up

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By Tom Petty

"Anyone want another drink?"

*tap tap tap*

*swipe*

"Anyone?"

*pinch to zoom*

BBC Radio 4 would call you a Zeitgeister, The Guardian newspaper? Something annoying like The Digerati, but I’ll simply refer to you as One Of Us. We are those that love…

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"Inspiration and work ethic – they ride right next to each other." ~ Jack White

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High-wire artist Philippe Petit, who notoriously walked between the World Trade Center twin towers in 1974 and whose Cheating the Impossible is a must-read, explores the art of making knots in Why Knot? How to Tie More Than Sixty Ingenious, Useful, Beautiful, Lifesaving and Secure Knots.

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What the city is missing: Thierry Cohen photographs cityscapes and then photographs deserts at night, combing the two to show us what our cities would look like with the lights off. The stars are not enhanced, they are actual photos from relative latitudes that would expose the same starry sky view if it weren’t for light pollution. Click on each photo to see which city it is.

Light pollution and pollution in general

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comedycentral:

Good news, everyone! New episodes of Futurama return tomorrow night at 10/9c with the one-hour season premiere!

In the meantime, click here for some preview clips and here to sneak a peek behind-the-scenes in our Countdown to Futurama.

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Gorgeous covers for four Hemingway classics — A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Death in the Afternoon, and The Old Man and the Sea — by artist Paul Rogers. 

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Gorgeous covers for four Hemingway classics — A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Death in the Afternoon, and The Old Man and the Sea — by artist Paul Rogers

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Wolff Olins Blog: Brand: What’s missing from your startup strategy

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By Sam Wilson

Another acquisition, another day: early this week, Yahoo snatched up Summly, a mobile product startup. Since falling under the leadership of Marissa Mayer, the struggling Internet giant has been making aggressive moves to bring in killer talent and innovation by…

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By: SURFER, surfermag.com

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Irving Harper: Works in Paper
Christopher Jobson, thisiscolossal.com
Irving Harper: Works In Paper is a new book from Skira Rizzoli that collects the paper works of industrial designer Irving Harper. Harper worked as the director of design at George Nelson Associates during the 1960s and is known for designing the…

Irving Harper: Works in Paper
Christopher Jobson, thisiscolossal.com

Irving Harper: Works In Paper is a new book from Skira Rizzoli that collects the paper works of industrial designer Irving Harper. Harper worked as the director of design at George Nelson Associates during the 1960s and is known for designing the…

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Vertigo

Russia’s most extreme climbers operates under the pseudonym ‘Mustang Wanted’.