Annika Dawkins

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Every website looks the same, and that's ok

Surely you’ve noticed by now that most websites for design agencies, designers, startups, or even products, and personal blogs all look a bit… …

10 Brand-Centric Website Designs

Great website design entails more than a uploading a vibrant layout, inserting dynamic features and typing in code. The most effective and admired …

French Duo Acid Washed On The Breakfast Club and Miley Cyrus - PAPER

Acid Washed<p>Pause Daft Punk this season and go for French duo Acid Washed. You won't regret it.<p>Remember back in the 1980's when music seemed to always celebrate freedom of expression? "Second best is never enough. You'll do much better baby on your own," Madonna sang to us while wearing a boxy Jean …

Happy Hour Virus, A Tool That Fakes Computer Problems So You Can Leave Work Early

TDA_Boulder has created the Happy Hour Virus, a tool that fakes a kernel panic, blue screen of death, or broken monitor so you can leave work early. …

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School Bans Slang Terms Including "You Woz" and "Innit"

(Photo: Neil Griffiths)<p>Innit a shame? The Harris Academy, a school in south London, UK, has <b>forbidden its students</b> from using certain words and …

Take a Death-Defying Ride Alongside India’s Well of Death Riders | Colossal

<p>This fantastic bit of filmmaking blends music video and documentary in a new clip for British rock group Django Django’s 2010 track <i>WOR</i>. The subjects …

F1 Safety Neck Rest

If you use a neck pillow on those long flights, you might consider this inflatable, space-saving neck rest inspired by the in-flight life vests. Its …

Is it ever OK to photograph strangers on a train?

As a lifelong cyclist, I'm usually spared the horrors of public transport. Suitcases (and worse) pressing into my coccyx, Metro horoscopes, vomit, delays and the smell of someone else's sweaty armpits – I happily avoid them.<p>But one new public transport phenomenon has recently crashed into my …

Artist Uses Calligraphy in Handwritten Text Messages

Cristina Vanko calls her project "Modern Day Snail Mail." It began when she acquired her father's old gold-tipped calligraphy pen. She experimented …

"Wrecking Ball"--Hedgehog Parody

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Hand-crafted vagina embroidery by artist Kate Scarlet, from this fascinating read on the surprising science of vaginas: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/09/23/naomi-wolf-vagina/

A Guide to the Car-Based Web Series of 2013 - PAPER

Something very specific and mildly weird is in the air in 2013: web series that involve long drives in cars are now a thing. <b>Jerry Seinfeld</b> has <i>Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee</i>, <b>RuPaul</b> and World of Wonder have <i>RuPaul Drives...</i>, and last week <b>Deadmau5</b> premiered <i>Coffee Run!</i> (which Jerry and RuPaul could …

13 Rules For Using Commas Without Looking Like An Idiot

One of the most popular articles of the day is a guide to using commas from Business Insider. The rules are pretty down-to-earth, and the mood is …

How Much Effort is a Pet Worth?

I agree with Dan Hopper's placement of dragons on this chart. They're the greatest possible pets, but the upkeep demands are terrible.<p>Yes, babies …