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“Great Scrabble Words From Science and Nature”

July 15, 2013


digg Eureka throws us a lot of vocabulary curve balls, but try to use “Globidium” in a game of Scrabble, and see how far that gets you (no Latin words, thank you). Next time you’re deep in the vowels of an intense game, with precious few spaces remaining, wow your friends and family with some […]

“Six Degrees: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy > iPhone”

July 15, 2013


There are just six degrees of separation between everyone on earth, allegedly. How many steps does it take to connect the iPhone of today with the comedic sci fi classic, The Hitchhiker’s Guide? Intrepid intern Lans Nelson figured it out: 1. HHGTG 2. Was written by Douglas Adams 3. Adams was an Apple devotee whom the company promoted […]

Does This Blog Make Me Look Fat?

April 24, 2012


One of the hardest things to do, it seems, is identify myself by someone else’s set of aesthetics.  I mean, how many stores do you have to walk through in a mall to realize they are all selling the same brands, sizes, styles, colors, etc.?  How many radio stations are playing different songs?  How many […]

Helvetica: Type’s Magnum Opus

April 15, 2012


Helvetica is a friendly font.  As such, it’s very relatable and approachable.  So much so, in fact,  that I recently spoke with Helvetica to discuss their foray into film  work, showing it’s face on the big screen other than just in the credits.  And as it turns out,  Helvetica is more than just another pretty […]