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September 29, 2007

ESPN The Magazine story on Scott Boras

September 28, 2007

Q&A with Ridley Scott on the upcoming Blade Runner: The Final Cut

September 21, 2007

The new US$5 bill
With a gigantic purple 5 on the backside.

Dollar tumbles to parity with the Canadian dollar for the first time in three decades
Also at an all-time low against the euro at $1.40.

September 20, 2007

Video of British designer Hussein Chalayan's line of transforming clothing

September 18, 2007

50 manifestos from architects, designers and thinkers
The list is dominated by architects (Koolhaas, Eisenman, Hadid, Mayne, Holl, etc.)

Anthony Bourdain's list of overrated dining trends

Casa da Música's logo and identity design
[Thanks, Rajiv.]

The New York Times is ending Times Select and opening its entire site (including nearly all of its archives) to all readers

September 15, 2007

Smart car is finally being released in the States
Starting at $11,590. Available in Q1 2008.

September 14, 2007

NYT article with a brief overview of the history of the East Village
"Everything east of [Avenue C] was built on progressive stages of landfill—including, amazingly, rubble from bombed London, shipped across the Atlantic after World War II to form part of the foundation for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive."

September 12, 2007

The team with the American League's best record will get to decide whether it wants an extra day off during its first-round playoff series

September 7, 2007

Ikea Hacker
Blog featuring interesting things people are making with their Ikea furniture. Here is the NY Times article that pointed me to the site.

September 6, 2007

Ouroussoff likes Bernard Tschumi's Blue Building

September 3, 2007

The best house in Paris, according to Ouroussouf