Deep Thought Sounds: How Music Aids Focus & the Best Albums to Listen to While Working

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This post on deep thought sounds uncovers the science behind how music aids focus and includes some of the best albums to listen to while working.…

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New Favorite Thing… Smart Car Body Kits

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It’s not a Micro-Machine. It’s not a Golf Cart w/ a grill. It’s a Smart Car, with a Body Kit, and it's kinda amazing. Smart car body kits are a clever way to make those eco-friendly cars (that we all love) look just a bit cooler. The upside of smart cars has always been obvious, but the…

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Meet Axiron (aka Drugs with Funny Side Effects)

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With the nonstop growth of pharma in the US, the side effects have reached comical proportions... but which drug has the absolute funniest side effects? If you've have seen the latest commercial for Axiron, you already know the answer to that question. If you haven't, let me give you a quick recap. Funniest Side Effects? Lets Give Axiron a Shot.…

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Fresh off the Boat to Huangs World - aka Who is Eddie Huang?

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Some characters both embody and spit in the face of the American ideal. They come in many forms, but always end up drawing attention. There's no professional or educational requirement either, it really just requires authenticity, some humor, and the ability to look beyond convention. Huge figures in America have embodied these traits, names like Frank Lloyd Wright and Mark…

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The Worlds Best Animated Gifs

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To me... Animated GIFs are a little piece of magic. When I first started learning the "art of graphic design" I wanted to absorb EVERYthing possible about formats... Mostly so I could clearly see the advantage/disadvantages of each. GIFs are one file type I skipped past though. In hindsight, it was intentional... Some of my favorite animated…

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The Movie Industry is Weak

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Surely I'm not the first person to think or say this, but... The movie industry seems to have hit an all time low. The last three successive movie commercials I've seen have dropped these bite-sized gems... Jason Statham's best film ever. Mark Walberg's at the top of his game Nicholas Spark's best screenplay since "The Notebook". ...that is all.…

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