Category: Articles

How to get your first job by David Trott

How much does a banana cost in Zimbabwe?

According to this weekends paper. 12 million dollars.

Grooverider in jail for 4 years

Yesterday Radio 1 DJ Grooverider was given 4 years jail time for possession of 2.16 grams of marijuana in his luggage. It’s an absolutely ridiculous sentence and completely against the tourist friendly approach they’re spending so much money trying to achieve.

Things I Have Learned In My Life So Far by Stefan Sagmeister

1. Helping other people helps me. 2. Having guts always works out for me. 3. Thinking that life will be better in the future is stupid. I have to live now. 4. Organising a charity group is surprisingly easy. 5. Being not truthful always works against me. 6. Everything I do always comes back to

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Dieter Rams’ 10 principles for good design

• Good design is innovative. • Good design makes a product useful. • Good design is aesthetic. • Good design helps us to understand a product. • Good design is unobtrusive. • Good design is honest. • Good design is durable. • Good design is consequent to the last detail. • Good design is concerned

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The 100 Best Films of 2007 from the Times

4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days “Greeted with universal approval from the critics, an exceptional, masterful piece of film-making that combines social realism, political comment and nail-biting tension” – Wendy Ide Babel “A stunning piece of cinema that hinges on one reckless moment of childish stupidity. The most exhilarating Oscar contender by a long

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The best of 2007

Gigs 1.    Kings of Leon 2.    Prince 3.    Underworld 4.    Angus and Julia Stone 5.    Josh Ritter 6.    Keane at Union Chapel 7.    Paulo Nutini 8.    Rodrigo y Gabriela 9.    Bonobo Bands 1.    Whitest Boy Alive 2.    Band of Horses 3.    Phil Campbell 4.    Angus and Julia Stone 5.    Israel Kamakawiwo’ole Work 1.    Nutrition Program

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Creative Reviews league of 2007’s most successful agencies

Judged by the amount of new business they have won (which in my opinion is a pretty good benchmark by which  to judge)

Great Winter Pubs

CLACHAIG INN Glencoe, Argyll This slate-roofed inn stands at the heart of the glen, with some of Scotland’s highest peaks forming the backdrop. You need a warm welcome up here, and you get it (there used to be a sign saying “Nae Campbells”, but that’s a thing of the past). The rough and ready Boots

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Rap portrayed by graphs

These are ace. There’s more here.  

Artic explorers get surrounded my a pack of hungry wolves…

British explorers on a polar expedition described their terror today after coming face to face with a pack of bloodstained wolves….

Gene Tree

I read about the Gene Tree in the Sunday Times and thought the idea was incredible. You send in a sample of hair or something and, for a small fee, they extract your DNA. They can then use this info to work out exactly where in the world you’ve come from and who you are

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On the news last night

I was watching the news last night and the story was all about this photographer who was taking profile pictures of all the kids in a school class Not interesting in itself but the photographer decided to line up all the kids in order of skin colour s Initially I was shocked and I thought

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Sustainable energy – British Gas Zero Carbon

I’m getting quite interested in the whole carbon neutral issue and following on from my G Wiz post I decided to do a bit of investigation into how someone such as myself could switch my energy supplier to a “Green Tariff”. I decided to use British Gas as a test subject as they’re the biggest

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The G Wiz

I’ve been pondering about the G Wzz. I know I certainly don’t like how it looks and my opinions have been slightly skewed by Mr Clarksons hatred for the vehicle but I decided to do a bit of research for myself so I can make up my own mind. So here’s what I think… People

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