Illegible to Legible

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Tag Clouds by Mathieu Tremblin, 2010

“The principle of Tag Clouds is to replace the all-over of graffiti calligraphy by readable translations like the clouds of keywords which can be found on the Internet. It shows the analogy between the physical tag and the virtual tag, both in form (tagged wall compositions look the same as tag clouds), and in substance (like keywords which are markers of net surfing, graffiti are markers of urban drifting).”

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Linked Out

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Every week Chris Black uses his superior internet reading abilities to provide you with a list of links to things that you’re bound to find interesting

 

The Willpower Paradox

Content Farms Are Dead

How to Smoke a Joint

The relationship between satanic iconography and skateboarding

I’m Sorry for the Moonshine Onslaught

Men’s Magazine Profile Generator

Is it ever OK to work for free?

Creem Magazine’s Office Life

Grace Jones and the Greatest TV Commercial Ever Made

How “show me the receipts” became a catchphrase for holding the powerful accountable

 

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Friday’s Vault

Rick Jaramillo in Planet Earth’s “Silver” video, 1996

Chill Anywhere

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YETI makes the kind of cooler that you will own for the rest of your life.

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Youth, Reissued

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Powell Peralta keeps the hits rolling with Tommy Guerrero’s ‘Iron Gate’ and Frankie Hill’s ‘Bulldog’.

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Graham

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A trauma surgeon, a crash investigation expert and a Melbourne artist come together to create a sculpture of “the only person designed to survive on our roads.”

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Olympic Arts

 

In addition to traditional athletes, Team Great Britain has artists on its roster for the Olympics. Here are the 8 Official Limited Edition Prints for Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Featuring the work of Tracey Emin, Anne Hardy, Howard Hodgkin, Sarah Jones, Eddie Peake, Benjamin Senior, David Shrigley, and Sam Taylor-Johnson.

Juice to the Future

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Yves Behar adds the finishing touches to the world’s first countertop cold-press juicer.

That New Ball Smell

How Wilson makes their tennis balls for the US Open.

Crash Buds

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The nearly mythical story of Yosemite’s lake full of pot.

Jessica Buch is…

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Wednesday’s Muse

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Double The Pleasure

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The Duet Exhibition T-shirt by Jean André and Jean Jullien.

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