How it's Made: Molded Chocolate and Milk
Gross Food on the Market
Questionable Root Beer Float Invention
This seems like a pretty ghetto contraption to me and the website leaves me with a lot of questions: What happens after you screw on "The Fizz Cup?" When you squeeze the bottle, do you get a perfect ratio of ice cream/soda? Isn't it top heavy? Can you set it down on a table without it falling over? Why does their background image look more like orange bang with ice than root beer float froth?
Via Strange New Products.
Design Police: Bring Bad Design to Justice
Playing with Food: Arty Party
Ridiculous Game for Kids: Pie Face
Ephemera Compendium #1
Featured above, from left to right:
01. Posters (flickr)
02. Nostalgia for the Scholastic Book Club, circa '60s & '70s
03. Vintage ID Badges (flickr)
04. Plan 9: 1950s Graphics
05. Bauhaus Weimar Typography (flickr)
06. Cartype: VW Logo Buses
07. 70 images from the 1970s
08. Tarot and Playing Cards Museum (warning: wonky website)
09. Punched Cards
10. Model Car Decals
11. Stamps (flickr)
12. Book Covers (flickr)
13. 1971 Sears Catalog
14. The Pelican Project
15. Beyond Unknown Covers
16. Pocket Protector Museum
I am breaking the Ephemera Compendium into monthly editions like this instead of one super long list. Do you like the new format?
Ronald McDonald on Speed
Happy Valentine's Day!
A Bakers Dozen: 13 Links #8
*poorly placed ads
*sugarveil: designed decals for cakes
*I usually think HDR images are cheesy, but these Japanese HDR images are cool. My favorites here, here, and here. Thanks Coudal!
*canned cheeseburgers, etc.
*the 6 most terrifying foods in the world. Larvae-ridden crying cheese, anyone?
*the making of a Lego brick
*Russian fashion in 1989
*diy laser cutter under $50
*Top 50 graphic design blogs
*3 ways to create vector halftones
*we are fucked: Polaroid stops making film, for real
*paper or plastic?
Make Tea with Five Thousand Drops of Water
Another quirky product from Fred.
From Fred's website:
Do you want to measure stuff the old-fashioned way or would you
prefer to view your measurements in a surprising new light? Fred
says, go for it - next time you make brownies, use a tyrannosaur’s
brain of flour, or sugar equal to the water in a cumulus cloud the size
of the bus. Equal Measure is half measuring cup, half laboratory beaker,
and all fun. And don’t worry, we included ounces, milliliters, and cups on the scale too! 2 1/2-cup capacity, heat-resistant, dishwasher-safe
borosilicate glass, individually gift-boxed.