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Spray can revolution

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Reading Time: 2 minutes If you live in London or have been to Shoreditch you’ve probably came across the spray can stencilled graffiti art of Banksy. Talent, anger, political statement and a black sense of humour via Andy Warhol to create provocative stencil art. In the interest of spreading spray can derived revoluton here is Banksy’s guide to creating […]

Oakley MP3 glasses

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Ok, its the Sunday morning (late) after the Saturday night, your feet are aching, your clothes stink of cigarettes and your ear drums have been desensitised by the music power of a night club sound system. You want calming sounds at relatively low volume, which makes a pair of MP3 glasses sensible. Your best mate […]

Barcode turns 30

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Reading Time: 3 minutes The Boston Globe online has a mildly interesting article about the UPC (universal product code) or barcode that graces all our groceries. They give a potted history of the code and mention the various urban myths that rose around it including: Some considered that the barcode represented the Anti-Christ Others considered that the barcode was […]