25 billion and counting

Wednesday March 07, 2012

Yesterday the 25 billionth (yes, billionth) app was downloaded from the Apple app store, but in 2007 it hadn't clocked one.

P. Johnson tailors

Tuesday March 06, 2012

The term 'bespoke' gets bandied around a lot these days – for everything from coffee varietals to event management...

Full moon gardening

Monday March 05, 2012

What do you get when you take one full moon, a bunch of gardening implements, imagination and a high-end camera? Full moon gardening portraits, that's what.

Photographer Bill Cunningham rides a bike around New York taking pictures of nice outfits for a living. It's not a bad deal. 

Cereal games

Sunday March 04, 2012

Those who pine for the cereal of yesteryear will appreciate Atari's new venture - Atari-themed cereal boxes.

Last Dinosaurs (album giveaway)

Saturday March 03, 2012

Scientists posit that perhaps a giant asteroid hitting the earth killed the dinosaurs. So we're all hoping no asteroids strike Brisbane, or we may lose Last Dinosaurs.

Building bones

Friday March 02, 2012

How long does it take to build a human skeleton? Either two billion years or 50 seconds depending on whether you take the Darwinian or time-lapse view of things. 

Smith Reader Survey

Friday March 02, 2012

If you'd like a beer or some new luggage and have five minutes to spare, kindly click this way.

What you talking about Willis?

Friday March 02, 2012

The new 7" by Chicago's Willis Earl Beal and its accompanying video have all the charm of a lost relic found at a yard sale in some remote part of town.

The Antifridge

Thursday March 01, 2012

If you're anything like us, your fridge situation oscillates between 'garden fresh optimism' and 'liquid cucumber horror show' with alarming regularity.