Oddities & Diversions: December 2007

December 14, 2007

Acme Novelty Library releases

Out this week, Acme Novelty Library Datebook: Volume Two and Issue #18. Two great tastes that taste great together.

Look how far we haven't come!

Magic Highway USA, an excerpt from a Disney special of the same name showing what the future looked like back in 1958.

December 11, 2007

Cut up

Cutting Edge Maps, painstakingly cool.

December 10, 2007

Make Me Think

Killing Some Bad Layout Conventions, it’s unfortunate that this is presented as fact when it’s clearly opinion. Where is the evidence for these assumptions?

Documenting or Deteriorating?

Nothing to Write Home About, are we shunning the pen and paper in favor of the lens?

December 6, 2007

Cocoa Sans

Movable Type in Chocolate?! Delicious!

December 4, 2007

Edit your photos! on Flickr!

Flickr adds Edit Photo functionality and it’s slick as hell.

Winter in Tennessee

Come Home to a Tennessee Winter, the new winter site for Tennessee Vacation. I love seeing the new seasonal sites each time they come out: Fall, Summer, Spring. They aren’t always super tight, but the are consistently great looking sites, all done by designsensory (unfortunately, a confusing mess of a site).


Johannes Twielemeier, a German photographer with some gorgeous work.

Unfamiliar indeed

Hidden and Unfamiliar, an eye-opening photo set over at The Morning News by Taryn Simon documenting secret places in America that have rarely been seen by the public eye.

A List Apart: Issue 250

A List Apart: Issue 250, In this issue: Go with the flow and open your mind to HTML 5. Articles by Lachlan Hunt and Jim Ramsey.