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Sunday, February 27, 2005

Their Circular Life



"Their Circular Life" is yet another fascinating photography project that captures the very essence of the transient nature of life when studied against an exploration of human behavior.
Using interactive time lapse photography, the project investigates the link between different urban places and the behavior of the humans who visit these places within a 24-hour timeframe. Using a scroll wheel, you can scroll through a day in different places in Italy.
Yes, because your surrounding knows you better than you know her.

Fabulust



Paintings exhbited at Tokyo's 2004 Design Week. Very cool... I love the way the painting is whole yet incomplete.
I strongly recommend skimming through Tokyo's 2004 Design Week slideshow, it has some very interesting stuff. The Japanese never fail to amaze me.

Jeeda



This is Jeeda Dallal, my unbelievably adorable 2-months-old baby cousin, who's basically one more girl to add to a family dominated by boysies.

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Saturday, February 26, 2005

Creative...



"But you can't buy it. You can only view it here. I guess it's more like art or something."


+Planet Dan

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Friday, February 25, 2005

Pretending...

Lyrics of No Doubt's "Don't Speak"

You and me
We used to be together
Every day together always

I really feel
That I’m losing my best friend
I can’t believe
This could be the end

It looks as though you’re letting go
And if it’s real,
Well I don’t want to know

Don’t speak
I know just what you’re saying
So please stop explaining
Don’t tell me ’cause it hurts
Don’t speak
I know what you’re thinking
I don’t need your reasons
Don’t tell me ’cause it hurts

Our memories
They can be inviting
But some are altogether
Mighty frightening

As we die, both you and i
With my head in my hands
I sit and cry

Don’t speak
I know just what you’re saying
So please stop explaining
Don’t tell me ’cause it hurts no no no
Don’t speak
I know what you’re thinking
And I don’t need your reasons
Don’t tell me ’cause it hurts

It’s all ending,
I gotta stop pretending who we are...

You and me
I can see us dying... are we?

Don’t speak
I know just what you’re saying
So please stop explaining
Don’t tell me ’cause it hurts no no
Don’t speak
I know what you’re thinking
And I don’t need your reasons
Don’t tell me ’cause it hurts
Don’t tell me ’cause it hurts
I know what you’re saying
So please stop explaining
Don’t speak don’t speak don’t speak
No I know what you’re thinking
And I don’t need your reasons
I know you good I know you good
I know you real good oh

La la la la la la la la la
Don’t don’t ooh ooh
Hush hush darling
Hush hush darling
Hush hush don’t tell me ’cause it hurts
Hush hush darling
Hush hush darling
Hush hush don’t tell me ’cause it hurts

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Wednesday, February 23, 2005

The Scream



Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is one of those paintings that I can't quite decide whether I love or hate. It is, after all, a direct symbolism of what myself and so many other people feel like at various times in our lives, and a feeling I would spend my life trying to avoid.

Munch painted this work to express loneliness and awful despair. Standing, screaming...

Yes, That's Real Money in There



That's what I call great advertising.

+Signal Vs. Noise

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Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Saturday Night Live Disco Floor Up For Auction



The flashing dance floor on which John Travolta strutted his way to stardom in "Saturday Night Fever" is being put up for auction. Wow, that's something I'd love to buy!

+Yahoo! News

Monopoly and Funoon



Alright, picture sharing mood, for after all, sharing is caring, and this is the first time I see these pictures so I'm rather excited.
Syria department trip again, this time we're all playing Monopoly(my back to the camera) late at night and eating brick-oven grilled chestnuts.. Fadi and I cheated our way to victory...
Yes, I know, we're a pleasant bunch.

Ban Comic Sans



There are tons of horribly ugly fonts, and worse yet, there are tons more people who exploit ugly fonts(like I'm exploiting Comic Sans now). And maybe thats why fonts become ugly, because when you think about it, if certain fonts were only used in the right instances...
According to
Ban Comic Sans,"These widespread abuses of printed type threaten to erode the very foundations upon which centuries of typographic history are built. While we recognize the font may be appropriate in a few specific instances, our position is that the only effective means of ending this epidemic of abuse is to completely ban Comic Sans" Ok, they might be taking it too seriously, but whatever, I agree.

Ban Comic Sans!(Or alternatively, you can join the Comic Sans Appreciation Society)

+Shiny Shiny

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Monday, February 21, 2005

Spotted in Egypt...




One of the most fascinating scenes we saw in Egypt. Very dusty, very old, obviously untouched for at least a decade, and with 50% off! Bargain.

Syrian Candy



Wow, I just found this picture , and I don't remember it even being taken! It's from a department trip to Syria almost 2 years ago. We had just finished "studying" the Ummayyad Mosque, and we were all tired and hungry, then, Candy!
Anyhow, I think this is a good picture. I love the way the candy looks... The old walls as the background, the rusting trolly... Syria is a very interesting country.

Picture courtsey of Fadi.

Beautifying Amman

The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) has recently set up a committee charged with making Amman a more beautiful city. In addition to combating illegal practices, the Amman Beautifying Committee is set to go into partnership with the private sector. GAM has also started a competition seeking to engage Amman residents in general, and the youth in particular, in efforts to make the capital a more beautiful place to live.


[Via Aquacool,Jordan Times]

:)

Virtual Roba


Yes, that's "Virtual Roba". Not sure about the haircut, but maybe if you remove about half the volume and mess it up it'll look more like mine, and of course, forget the facial features. I now know to always stand facing people because my "karsh" shows when I'm standing sideways...

Anyway, it's cool, and I can actually use it to try on clothes whenever I shop online at several stores. Not that I shop online... Still cool.

You can create your “My Virtual Model” either on the company’s website, or directly on the site you want to shop at(note to self: NEVER shop at Sears, horrible shoe choices).


Oh, yes, its 4:31 AM. And I will not watch the NBA All-Star game. Well, at least there were no Fantasy NBA lineups this weekend(the boys hog the computer otherwise)....

4:55 AM. Rise and shine!

+Popgadget

Is There Anybody Out There?

3:17 AM. Can't sleep. Need to wake up early. Feeling very annoyed at something. Only have 8 people on my messenger list and they are all away/offline. Everyone in my phonebook is probably sleeping. AH!
Yes, I know this is not a diary.

3:34 AM.Again, not feeling particularly eloquent. Can't really type because everyone's sleeping. Will modify lyrics to embody my frame of mind. Love Control+V.


Hello.
Is there anybody out there?
Just nod if you can hear me.
Is there anyone home?
Relax.
When I was a child I had a fever.
My hands felt just like two balloons.
Now I got that feeling once again.
I can’t explain, you would not understand.
This is not how I am.
I have become comfortably numb.

From Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb".


3:42 AM. Sharing art now:



I love Van Gogh. Would you cut your ear for love?
The Catholic church refused to allow Vincent's burial in its cemetery because Vincent had committed suicide. A nearby church agreed and the funeral was held on 30 July. On my birthday. Ironic.

Ah. I need to cut down on the coffee.

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Saturday, February 19, 2005

Ohh-Kay!

I haven't used my Yahoo! email to reply to anything in ages, and today, while replying, I was surprised when I got this window as I pressed send:



Alright, aren't we taking this a little too far? I'm all in for anti-spam, but figure out a better way! I avoid commenting on blogs that have this "Character string technology" because it always takes me several tries to read the characters correctly, so how am I supposed to handle having to squint to figure it out every time I send an email?!

P.S. I already wear glasses

Oh, Yes, I’m Guilty

I love No Doubt, the old No Doubt anyhow(yes, not that commercialized crap they're selling now, although I do respect their trying to reach out to the younger generations).

You must understand, No Doubt are VERY different from what I usually like to listen to(I prefer my music heavier and more intense), but no one manages to reach down into my soul and touch me except No Doubt. "Return of Saturn" remains to be one of my favorite all-time albums.

Well, anyhow, today, I was listening to "Return of Saturn" and I was utterly amazed at how this album manages to so perfectly portray my state of mind at very different phases in my life. I know that it's lyrics aren't 1/10th as deep as Pink Floyd's, and that the music isn't as great as Led Zeppelin's, but I still find the music magical and the lyrics so beautiful.

Lyrics to "Comforting Lie"

"I started out on the wrong foot, now I’m not myself
I am Jekyll, I am Hyde, found this place to hide, come seek me
Oh, so up and down, so back and forth, so insecure
Can’t get this taste out of my mouth, swallow it down, pretend

And hold it, hold it all in
Let it build up, oh, build a bomb
And blow it, blow it away
And clear it all out, just end it

I’m just a normal person without those problems, when did it change?
Admission so embarrassing, I’m on the verge of tears again

Oh look, I took the band aid off. did I take it off too soon
Hysterical confession, my big courage is blue

Oh, hold it, hold it all in
Let it build up, oh, build a bomb
And blow it, blow it away
And clear it all out, just end it
And sort it, sort it out
Oh, just give it back, no thank you
And toss it, toss it away
Eliminate, just give up

I, I can’t decide this tug of war
I’m feeling weak, yeah"




Haha, I sported pink hair for a while.

Only Old People Talk About the Weather



It's been beeeeee-yooooo-teeeee-fulllll! Nice enough for a picnic and I'm not even a picnic person! I'm still figuring my way around a 4-season year(in Saudi Arabia, you only get Fall and Summer), and I really hate being so cold.

Note to self, weather becomes nice around the end of February in Amman(so that I wouldn't have to kill myself waiting next year).

Buzz Bunny & the Loonatics


Naturally, every long-living cartoon character will need to evolve some how, just like the graceful evolution of what has now become a living, breathing legend-Mickey Mouse.

Now, "hoping to breathe new life into its animated Looney Tunes franchise and prop up the WB television network's slumping Kids' WB line-up", Warner Bros. is planning to launch a new cartoon series this fall based on "re-imagined" versions of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tasmanian Devil, Lola Bunny, Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. Hm... reimagined? I'm thinking more among the lines of "monsterized".

"Loonaticky" indeed. I mean, I'm all for superhero's and stuff, but you don't have to make them look so evil!
Reminds me of shock I recieved when I saw this decade's popular toys last month.

I don't have any kids around me, are children these days so different?

+ Post Gazette, Boing Boing


Update: Intrestingly, it turns out that "Buzz" is the name of a copyrighted character created by Dutch freelance designer and illustrator Metin Seven. Wow. That's going to cause problems for Warner Bros. Thanks Buzz!

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Friday, February 18, 2005

Lost in Jordan University



I hate routine, really, I do. I'm furtherly very much the night person, so I also hate the day time. Finally, I usually don't mind school, but I do mind it when all my classes are along the lines of "Environment Studies" and when my days all start before 10:00 AM. So yes, if you don't want to listen to me whining(which I hate doing), you can read about making yourself a homemade coffee machine here.

So yes, basically, school starts on Sunday(I think, my friends say it starts on Tuesday and the JU website says it starts on Sunday, I don't know who to believe, does anyone have any idea? Nader? David? Ammar?) My biggest concern at the moment is pushing my waking hours back into the day-time so that I can wake up at 9:00 AM on Sunday instead of 3:00 PM. Well, at least the second semester always goes much faster than the first.

The picture, by the way, is of our much prized "Big Ben", and there's Abu Yahya the university's photographer glaring at me for not using his services(alright, you can't really see him, but he's always glaring).

Wow, I really thought I had so much more to whine about. See? I told you I'm a very easy-going person.

Oh, yes, thank you if you read through to the end of my whining.

Update: Alright, apparently school starts tomorrow(Ammar, thanks). How cool. Sami, sheklo I'm going to sleep through the first week myself ;) Hahaha, ROAR! :P

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Thursday, February 17, 2005

Suicidal Feelings



I think this ashtray is great on so many levels. First, it's very creative, I absolutely love the idea, and second, it actually has a point- Smoking is suicide.

+Sawaya & Moroni
+Cool Hunting

Fight Me!

Although I'm a very peaceful person, I love to "fight", especially when the other person is my size. Unfortunately though, everyone around me is much too big to wrestle, except for my youngest brother Ghassan. I always win, and apparently, "Google Fight" has his sources :P



Well anyway, there are many more cool "Fight" examples with "Google Fight", like God vs. Satan, and Pamela Anderson vs. your girlfriend.

+Josh Rubin

Abdo



Introducing Abdo, a waiter at "Cups & Kgs", who dresses up as Santa during Christmas, wears a black tux when its Eid, and spends the rest of the year inviting coffee-lovers to try his coffee. Ok, tell you the truth, he creeps me out, but I must admit that his coffee is probably the best in town. I also love the location- between the 3rd circle and Shmesani, amidst a very crowded Amman-style "main street", and I love sitting outside watching the cars speed by. I also love the fact that since it's just a little coffee bar, so it's very practical for rushed coffee.

Sharing some pictures:


View from outside


My favorite drink is Hazelnut Caramella, along with their very yummy white chocolate brownies.

Did you know that I'm completely addicted to caffeine?

Yes, That's Drew Barrymore


"50 First Dates" hand-painted rural Russian movie poster showing Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.

I'm posting this because it reminds me of Concord Cinema in Jabal Al-Hussein-slash-Shmesani. Back in the day, it used to be the best cinema around, and going there was a treat.

Anyway, point is, they still hand-paint their movie posters, though I must say, they do a much better job than these Russian people(weird, Russians are amazing painters).

+Design Boom
+Boing Boing

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Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Summer Moon

Air guitaring to Led Zeppelins "Since I've Been Loving You". Damn good.
Sharing the lyrics of another amazing Led Zeppelin song, Kashmir:

Oh, pilot of the storm who leaves no trace, like thoughts inside a dream
Heed the path that led me to that place, yellow desert stream
My shangri-la beneath the summer moon, I will return again
Sure as the dust that floats high and true, when movin’ through kashmir.
Oh, father of the four winds, fill my sails, across the sea of years
With no provision but an open face, along the straits of fear
Ohh.


P.S. I really like Asala.

Abha Gheir!!!



I don't care if no one will understand why this cake is funny, but I've been cracking up for the past 10 minutes.
Let's just say, Jeddah Gheir, stuck in Abha for your birthday, you've got nice friends.
Oh, yes, picture courtsey of Sara.

On Coffee, Silicone & Incoherency



Flashback- Me trying to make my friend real coffee without an actual coffee machine, horrible mess of sieves and too many coffee pots, I wanted a coffee machine. End of flashback(haha, I've become a total geek, I resisted writing "/flashback").

No more wanting a coffee machine, the geniuses at Engadget are helping me maintain our we-make-our-own-stuff deal(yes, lipbalm, paper, exfoliating soap, window insulation, trollies, cards, etc., etc.)- a home-made coffee maker. Yay, using a silicone gun(I have an obsession with epoxy). Portable.

Not feeling particularly eloquent at the moment. I'm going to go make myself some coffee.

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Tuesday, February 15, 2005

The Ocean Accomplice

Remember the collage post? Well, here's work by someone more talented than I am with collages:


Mixed media collage by Leila Dallal
February 11 - March 25



Isn't it magical?

There was another piece in the exhibition's website that caught my eye;


Kara Duval with Post-It Stained Glass

I really wish I could go to this gallrey, but unfortunately, Texas is far away, if anyone's interested though you can check out Gallery 1724's website here.

Boo!

Phil Worthington's Electro-Shock coat combines wearable technology and augmented sensations that serve as a visual and actual warning to others- stay away.

The prototype design is a coat with warning strips of fur that become electro-statically charged in situations where the wearer feels threatened. When charged the fur begins to stand on end; a visual indication that the wearer is uncomfortable. If someone invades the wearer's personal space they will begin to feel a second warning; as they enter the coat's electrostatic field they will feel tingling skin sensations and their hair will stand on end. The fur will begin to twitch toward them and emit crackling sounds. If the 'threat' proceeds to touch the fur then 100,000 volts of electro-static charge discharges from the fur, into the offenderís body (non-lethal but definitely a bite).

I love it, love it, love it. I'd never need a coat like this because I'm a very happy-go-lucky person, but I know people who need this jacket sooo bad! I hate pissy people :\

Hugs Over SMS



Not available to be bought yet, but I really do love Mark Argo's Hugms. Hugms sends a text message when you squeeze the Bluetooth-connected, light-up sensor. The message varies depending on how hard and how long you squeeze your Hugms. Long squeeze: 'hhhhhhuuuuuuuuuuggggggg'; Short hard squeeze: 'hhHHUUUUUUugg'. Even better, if the recipient of your hug has a Hugms, their own device will glow with light and they can give a squeeze, letting the sender know their hug is being returned.

+Popgadget

No Laws. One Rule. Never Fall In Love.


I've been very lucky with good movies this year- first it was The Incredibles, then Big Fish, and now, Moulin Rouge.

Damn, words honestly cannot express how impressed I am Moulin Rouge! Everything about it was "Spectacular, Spectacular"- the music, the dancing, the customes, Baz Luhrmanm's beyond amazing directing.

Oh, wow. For 127 amazing minutes, Luhrmann and the cast managed to transport me to a world of beauty where fantasy is reality.

I'd recommend this movie to anyone, it's simply a masterpiece. Luhrmann is a genius.

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Monday, February 14, 2005

Are We Related?



My aunt and I have spent the last few days digging up the past- making phone calls, reading old scripts compiled by my great great grandfather, and spending hours hunched over Photoshop. I must say, I'm quite happy with the result; a 10-generation family tree of my mother's family, Dallal.

This is the first time I ever study the genealogy of a Palestinian family, and I was deeply fascinated by the results. Although we're aware of the fact that my mother's family is originally from Mekkah, it is impossible to trace back to over 900 years ago, so we decided to start tracing from Yousuf Tahboob, who migrated from Hebron to Nablus towards the end of the 1600s, and who was to become the first Dallal of Nablus(Dallal:a person who pampers something/someone. This title was given to him because he was a fez-seller and he used to sing to his fezes).

Our branch of the Dallal's continued to live in Nablus until my mother's great grandfather moved to ToulKarem in the beginning of the 1900s. Later on, our branch of the Dallal's moved out of Palestine permanently when my grandfather and his 2 brothers moved to Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and the U.S. around 1950, and that is where each of the brothers' families continued to live.

Most of the rest of the Dallal branches have moved to Jordan.

Another interesting thing I discovered while compiling the tree is how the Dallal's and the Saqf-Il-Heit's are always marrying each other.

I posted the family tree we compiled here. It's in Arabic, but if you do read it, take a look, we might be nasayeb :P You can find my family if you trace Yousef-> Qasem-> Mahmood-> Hussein-> Jamil-> Shakeeb-> Rula.

Next project will be the Assi family tree, which I'm guessing will be impossible, as my dad alone has around 112 neices and nephews. I do though know the story of why we became "Al-Assi" - "Al-3assi" means the disobedient, so when you're saying Roba Al-Assi, it litreally translates to Roba the Disobedient. Around 6 generations ago, Baker Al-Mutabaqani of Al-Madinah(Saudi Arabia) ran away to Palestine, and thus was given the title "The Disobedient" or "Al-3assi" because he disobeyed his family. The title stuck and became our family name. How romantic right?

Flickr Graph

Just when I thought I got enough of Flickr applications, Flickr Graph- a social network visual- pops out from no where. Hehe, and I love it!



Flickr Graph is basically an application that explores social relationships of Flickr users. Here's a screen shot from what I got when I entered my Flickr username.
My favorite thing about the application is their use of the fluid, life-like web that you can move around and play with. Try clicking on your icon, spinning it around, and then throwing it off far away from your screen.
Reminds me of Soda Play, which I never got the hang of.

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Sunday, February 13, 2005

A Painting A Day

Although I'm the biggest believer that art should never be a routinely task, I still found Duane Keiser's "A Painting A Day" project rather absorbing. Most of the paintings in this project are postcard-sized oil sketches of everyday objects painted on site, using a modified cigar box as an easel. Here are some of my favorites:







What I love about these paintings is that although the artist's technique is generally rough(look at the very strong and defined brushstrokes), he manages to also capture the smooth and transparent qualities of the object he's painting.
Gorgeous.

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Saturday, February 12, 2005

Macromedia Partners With Nokia


Macromedia said that Nokia Corp. has agreed to a partnership that gives Macromedia a big boost in its efforts to convince developers to use its Flash technology in building mobile-phone applications(Sourc:Yahoo! News).

Brad Akyuz, analyst for market researcher Current Analysis, says, "With the Nokia move, Macromedia now has a chance to expand its reach globally. Nokia's smartphones are retailing basically everywhere in the world."

Although I'm only a fan of Flash when it comes to gaming(a heavly Flashed website is a nightmare to me), I think that Macromedia is doing a hell of a great job. I'm also strongly biased towards Nokia, so I'm rather excited to see the results.

On a side note, my favorite logos are those of Macromedia.

Press Photo of the Year 2004


Sniper victim in morgue, Gaza
Kristen Ashburn, USA, Contact Press Images.


Shocking. This picture sent shivers down my spine.

+Sabbah's Blog

Dusty Relief

Ok, so maybe this is disgusting, but it's fascinating as well. R&Sie is developing a piece for the Bangkok Art Museum that literally feeds off the city's pollution. Titled "Dusty Relief", the installation will use electrically charged wire that pulls all the floaties out of the air and effectively grows fur. They're also apparently working on some other cool projects as well— think buildings whose walls and floors can change on the fly based on the "needs and desires of the inhabitants". Very interesting don't you think?

+Gizmodo

The Dermabond :)

The Dermabond is a dream come true for me, as I'm deathly afraid of needles. Dermabond (from the latin for 'skin' and 'sticky'), by a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary is a liquid stitching system— simply pinch the wound to bring the skin together, apply two layers of Dermabond, and hold for about a minute. It forms a durable, flexible bond that stays around for about a week. Wow, magical.
Glue is the essence of modernism isn't it?

+Gizmodo

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Friday, February 11, 2005

May the Shcwartz be With You

I never liked "Star Wars", which is actually very weird, as I'm a complete freak for science fiction, fantasy, aliens, time travel, and freak shows. But I do love "Spaceballs", Mel Brooks' zany 1987 "Star Wars" spoof, which I watched a million times as a kid and spent so many countless hours laughing about.

Once upon a time warp in deep space, the struggle between the nice & the rotten goes on... Hahaha. Seriously, what's funnier than Planet Spaceball's President Scroob sending Lord Dark Helmet to steal Planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and having Lone Starr try to stop them?

Well anyhow, "Spaceballs" will be remade into an animated television series(Source: Boing Boing). Honestly, I can't really see how this could be a good thing, but reading that sent me a wave of nostalgic feelings that I just had to post this.

May the schwartz be with you.

I leave you with one of my favorite "Spaceballs" quote: "Merchandising, merchandising, where the real money from the movie is made. Spaceballs-the T-shirt, Spaceballs-the Coloring Book, Spaceballs-the Lunch box, Spaceballs-the Breakfast Cereal, Spaceballs-the Flame Thrower."

Happy Birthday Flickr



Flickr turns one today, and what a pleasant person Flickr was this year! She certainly made the internet a lot more colorful, personal, and enjoyable, at least as far as I'm concerned.
I actually used to hate Flickr a few months back, but thanks to MMM mostly, I am now completely hooked. Yet, at the moment, I'm still annoyed at the recent addition of yet more Flash work to their website :\

Scissors and Stampedes Will Break Your Bones...



When I heard that Ikea was considered one of the 5 most influential brands of 2004, I was surprised. I love Ikea, yes I do- I love their modern and unusual designs, their wild colors, and the whole great quality for great price thing they're famous for. I'm also fascinated by the importance of Ikea on the last few decades' popular culture.

For example, the IKEA Catalogue, containing about 12,000 IKEA products is reputedly the second most widely distributed book after the Bible with a hundred million copies produced every year(Source: Wikipedia). Furthermore, a mind-blowing 10% of Europeans are conceived in an Ikea bed(Source: BBC). Fascinating isn't it?

Of course, naturally, the popularity of such a place also causes hazards, like the five people in the hospital today and the hundreds crushed after the recent opening of Ikea in North London (read rest of article here), and when three people were killed in Riyadh a few years ago when thousands of shoppers were drawn by an offer. Hm... Fascinating.

Did anyone know that Ikea have the best scissors? They're very sharp, they're dishwasher safe, and they've never let me down. They're definitely on my list of stuff I can't live without :)

And this is completely unrelated to the topic, but Google has offered to host Wikipedia(Source: Wikimedia). Wow.

Ferrero, I Love You

I just found out that Ferrero makes all my favorite chocolate products:

Nutella



Duplo



Tronky



Kinder


Ferrero Rocher



Ok, so maybe I'm just utterly lost, but I really had no idea that Any of these products were related. Ferrero, you have my heart.