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Rhizome | General Web Content

http://rhizome.org/editorial/3739 CAPTCHArt. While the cartoons are hit and miss, the idea is hilarious in and of itself. I wish I’d thought of it first, but then, CAPTCHAs fill me with so much rage thought isn’t an option…

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Bio-Diversity – NYTimes.com

http://niemann.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/17/bio-diversity/ Unbelievably squee, terribly witty. Oh, to have this person’s imagination, not to mention backyard.

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Op-Art – Summer Share-House Squares – Op-Art – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/08/13/opinion/20100813_opart_schottboardgame.html The NY Times offers this snakes ‘n ladders board game for cottage renters. I’ve never rented a cottage, but that doesn’t stop me from snerking over the fun scenarios listed here, accompanied by twee drawings.

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http://www.boredville.com/32167/Beach-Art A modern, Western equivalent of mandalas. And not a single crop was harmed in the making of these circles so, y’know, bonus.

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82 Clever and Creative Fred & Friends Products | Abduzeedo | Graphic Design Inspiration and Photoshop Tutorials

http://abduzeedo.com/82-clever-and-creative-fred-friends-products A grudging thumbs-up: Whimsical products, to be sure, but arranged on the site so as to produce diminishing returns, squee-wise.

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Banksy

http://www.banksy.co.uk/ Say what you will about Banksy, but there’s no disputing that he has more than his fair share of wit. Some of these ideas are pretty smart. Shame about the hype that now surrounds him.

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http://www.streetlevel.com/2009/05/29/the-vader-project/ Crappy website showcasing some witty designs. I really want to know who did the cartoony one with the Imperial officers in their little sunken control space – that is a terrific piece.

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http://www.nypost.com/seven/06152009/news/regionalnews/every_rider_is_his_art_fare_174317.htm I make a point of never taking taxis if I can avoid it, but I think I would happily be gouged to spend a few minutes with this enterprising cabbie. What a fun project!

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Really Short Films: Samurai on the Toilet & Man Blowing a Bubble picture on VisualizeUs

http://vi.sualize.us/view/3d97a4bb6f946d7d58b9fe47e7aae862/ Like the Lascaux caves for Emoticons. I have to say, no one has ever improved on the bubble blowing series.

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BLU MUTO

http://www.blublu.org/sito/video/muto.htm Holy cripes! This is easily the most creative (if not one of the most pleasant) thing I’ll see all day. Highly recommended.

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