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LibGuides: Jimi Hendrix

Books<p>All our book on Hendrix can be found here.<p>Crosstown traffic : Jimi Hendrix and post-war pop by Charles Shaar Murray<p>Call Number: ML420.H46 M87 …

The best Christmas gifts for arts lovers in 2013

Books<p><b>Twitterature</b><p>The Literary Gift Company should be bookmarked by everyone who loves reading. From a collection of mugs (A Mug's Guide to Grammar – geddit!) bearing helpful slogans like "Less milk and fewer sugar lumps" to cuddly versions of uncuddly writers like Virginia Woolf and Charles Darwin, …

The 21 Best Infographics Of 2013

One of the basic laws of quantum mechanics is that information can never entirely be lost, only assume other forms. One of the most exciting forms information can take is that of the infographic, and over the past 12 months, Co.Design has covered some of the prettiest, most innovative design …

What Should We Do With Abandoned Airports?

Older airports are being jettisoned for newer, regional behemoths. An exhibit from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design considers what the airport landscape might become.<p>Chances are, when you arrive at the airport, you’re more worried about forking over obscene amounts of cash for a checked bag than …

Watch The Zombie Apocalypse In Lego

A tribute to Lego and one of the year’s best video games, all in one.<p>Designed by game developers Naughty Dog, <i>The Last Of Us</i> is a bleak apocalyptic video game that imagines a world in which the killer, brain-altering fungi cordyceps has evolved to work as well on humans as it does on ants, turning …

12 Celebrities Whose Homophobia We Really Didn't Have Time For In 2013

<b>SMH.</b>

Chris Brown

What's the most you've ever spent on an item of music memorabilia?

An acoustic guitar owned and played by Robert Smith of The Cure sold for a whopping £27,500 at a Bonhams auction house yesterday, well above the estimated selling price of £3,000-£5,000.<p>The guitar, which had been used on the band's 2008 world tour, had been signed and inscribed by Smith with the …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo Concept Comes From the Best Future

What's possible in Affalterbach's utopian world.<p>There are very few industries that are burdened by as many regulations and obnoxious mandates as the auto industry. How sweet would it be to live in a world in which engineers and designers penned sports cars as they saw fit, rather than bureaucrats? …

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

<b>Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World</b><p>Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of …

Billie Holiday - a picture from the past

First published on Mon 18 Nov 2013 08.15 EST

Anyone with $60 can drive this Mercedes-Benz Concept

It's not real, but it's pretty cool.<p>When marketers get their way, you end up with a best-selling car that's powerfully boring. When engineers get what they want, the end result might besimilar to an Ariel Atom. And if the design department is left unchecked, they'd come up with something that looks …

Carbon Fiber

Is it right to waste helium on party balloons?

<b>The US has been selling off its helium reserve, established in the 1920s to provide gas for airships - but even so, shortages have been occurring.</b><p>Some scientists believe a finite resource that could one day run out should not be used for party balloons.<p>In the universe as a whole, it is one of the …