Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Goonies Reunited!

The picture is from 2001, but still cool.

200-lb Floating Chair

(via Vestal Design Blog) A Dutch designer named Marijn van der Poll has created a 200-lb chair which floats around the room on a cushion of air.
The inspiration for this project came from comic book heroes. I figured I’d try and give today’s CEO the ultimate corporate seating object with special powers.

For sale at marijnvanderpoll.com (Click on Furniture or Films)

Monday, December 19, 2005

The Dave Chapelle Theory

This account of Dave Chappelle's fall from grace has been pieced together by me, a retired public relations executive who wishes to remain anonymous. my contacts, many of whom were closely related to the individuals involved, enabled me to fairly accurately recount the events that took place. You can take this for what you wish, but it is the truth - the abhorrent byproduct of the industry I used to hold to such a high esteem.

The Dave Chapelle Theory

Stretchable Silicon Could Be Next Wave In Electronics

"Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a fully stretchable form of single-crystal silicon with micron-sized, wave-like geometries that can be used to build high-performance electronic devices on rubber substrates."

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