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Archives: May 2009
Scale of our earth and sun to the universe
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Brand New: Creepy Eyes Be Gone
critique of WGN America's new logo
7 tricks to Viral Web Marketing
1) Make people feel something. 2) Do something unexpected. 3) Do not try to make advertisements (that sucks). 4) Make sequels. 5) Allow Sharing, downloading and embedding´. 6) Connect with comments. 7) Never restrict access!
tify33 on Flickr
dreaming in bed... a bed dreaming.
Sun-Times lists 18 Chicago activities you can do each for $18 or less
The sun-times subscription plug at the end was rather cheesey. But they need all the help they can get!
An innie and an outtie - Zaha and van Berkel in Millennium Park
The "Outtie" is going to be made from tent material? We'll see how long this lasts until October 31. I see much ripping from the wind.
My Livescribe: Spiderman
"This sketch comes from Todd Nauck at the New York Comic Con on February 7th. Todd was a terrific catch, and very friendly. I'm glad I waited. This is best viewed in Full Screen with the preview turned off for the full effect"
20 greatest car movies
1) Bullitt 2) Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 3) Days of Thunder 4) Herbie Rides Again 5) Ronin 6) Le Mans 7) The Italian Job (1969 version - the 2003 model was wholly superfluous) 8) Goldfinger 9) Two-lane Blacktop 10) Vanishing Point 11) Quantum of Solace 12) For Your Eyes Only 13) The French Connection 14) Taxi 15) Toy Story 16) Grease 17) Get Carter (1971 version, not the rubbish Stallone remake) 18) Dirty Rotten Scoundrels 19) High Society 20) The Transporter
Stat of the Day: Strikeouts early in a career
Pete Incaviglia leads the baseball for most strikeouts in the first two seasons
What a Mustache Says About A Manâ€™s Profession
Private Investigator, Baseball Player, Painter, Dictator, and more
The 10 Coolest Foreign Words The English Language Needs
Espirit d'escalier (French)
Buying American: Helpful or hurtful for the struggling U.S. economy?
Some push U.S.-made products harder than ever; others say it's pointless and may end up hurting the country in the long run
Collection of editorial cartoons covering the death of newspapers
Star Wars Notes
George Lucas' notes from 1976.
Should Google dump YouTube?
Credit Suisse project $711 million in YouTube-related operating costs through 2009, while making only $240 million in ad revenue.
Digg's Top Sources: chicagotribune.com - 365 days
A list of all the Chicago Tribune articles in the past year that have landed on the front page of Digg
debate over the original color of chicago's moving bridges
Chicago Baseball Museum set to open in 2010
WGN video interviewing the guy behind it and his vision
Snickers Hungergency and Pepsi HOORAY
I really like both of these ad campaigns. They are lots of fun. I've been shooting them around chicago.
Open Source On The Rise
ranking the hottest skills in-demand on the Web today
List of contacts for chicago and national press
Red Eye, Sun-Times, Tribune. Oh I guess this isn't a very long list
ROBOT SNIFFLE TISSUE HOLDER
take me to your leader's nose
Interview with Renegade Craft Fair Founder Sue Daly
Frustrated about the high cost of existing festivals, in 2003 entrepreneur and Renegade Craft Fair founder Sue Daly decided to start her own.
Autobot Spike on Flickr
That poor confused Autobot Spike. So tragic. so tragic.
Handmade Transformers plush
These are so cool, the $65 is almost worth it. wait. i think it is worth it.
The Chicago river walk: An audacious dream about to take a big step forward
the city project is a classic Chicago exercise in urban muscle: "You want more shoreline property? We'll build it."
Metalhead - Time Out Chicago
Scrapper Otis Corbett makes a living turning trash into cash.