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Cool Frequency Visualizers: The Top 6 On YouTube

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Cool frequency visualizers are not only awesome, they are the key to getting more people to watch your music promotion videos.  Rule of thumb: if your video doesn’t look cool, I’m not going to watch it.  If I can listen to the same song while watching a bunch of lasers or some adorable kittens, I’m going to do it. Nowadays, everyone can go on their computer and create a YouTube channel.  And, with the music industry changing in the ways that it …

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9 Super Awesome Pancakes That Are Super Awesome

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Sometimes, things are super awesome, but they aren’treallysuper awesome.  If you have ever experienced this phenomenon before, then you know why I titled this post the way that I did! These 9 super awesome pancakes are, indeed, super awesome.  They’re like the video games that you’re still playing ten years after you bought them, and are completely unlike COD because COD IS TERRIBLE!  HA!  NO TAG-BACKS! 1.  Dinosaur Faces!  And Really Long Words!   Via 2.  The Colors Of The Rainbow, Now …

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Globee Night Lights: Worldly People Who Are Afraid Of The Dark

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Either you have a small child and are trying to save them from their destiny of becoming an ethnocentric fool or you are afraid of the dark and have some money to blow.  With the Globee Night Lights, pronounced “Globe-eeee,” you can scare away the monsters that live under your bed and look at a map simultaneously. Firebox allows you to choose from a few different maps for your Globee: Edinburgh, London, and Paris.  If you’re affluent, fancy, or European, you know …

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Retro Video Game Box Art of the 80s and 90s

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Video games have changed a lot since the 80s and, let’s face it; a lot of those changes have been for the better. Modern games immerse the player in huge, interactive worlds and feature arresting plots and breathtaking graphics. But, as a designer, I feel like there’s at least one way that modern video games can’t compete with their retro video game counterparts—box art. Older video games caused us to use our imaginations much more and get involved in those crude pixels. …

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9 Geeky Perfumes and Colognes For Ladies and Gents

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Geeky Perfumes . . . Whether male or female, Khajiit or Wood Elf, you’re going to need to smell good for your significant other.  And by good, I mean not like you have been sitting on the couch for three weeks and haven’t showered since you cleaned the Dorito dust out of your chest hair.  (Thought that would be an interesting fragrance.) These nine geeky perfumes and colognes are for ladies and gents respectively, unless you like a scent so much that you’re willing …

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10 Incredible Houses on Wheels

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The overactive imaginations of designers have created amazing portable domiciles. Ideal for the nomadic homeowner, these great houses on wheels enable you to change location without sacrificing the comfort of your home. Why move house when you can simply move your house? Removal firms pack your bags; your days may be numbered. 1.  Derek’s Dinky Domicile via Placed on the market in 2009 for $34,000, this tiny house on wheels was built by dexterous Derek from salvaged Cedar, Douglas Fir and Redwood. …

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Eleven Doctor Who Shoes: Allons-y All Stars

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The good thing about a fandom with a large fanbase is that there’s plenty of room for creativity, and the Doctor Who fan community may be one of the most creative ones out there!  They’ve mastered the art of cosplay (even pulling off tricky costumes like Daleks and the Tardis) as well as dominating fanart.  They’ve created Adipose earrings, stellar T-shirts, and adorable Doctor plushies.  Yes, Doctor Who fans are certainly creative!  There isn’t anything they simply cannot manage – or, rather, create. …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Enter the Print Express Comic Book Competition

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  UPDATE: Extended to first week of September 2012 Do you see yourself as the next Hergé or Stan Lee? Do you spend hours locked away penning new comic storylines and devising superheros, heroines, damsels in distress and other unique characters? If you are now screaming, ‘This is me!’ then the new competition from Print Express could be for you. All you need to do is send off your comic in PDF form and if you win, you will receive five professionally …

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