July 2013

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  • 15 Bizarre Commercial Buildings That Look Like Something Else

    The idea of literalism in advertising grew in popularity in the early 20th century as company proprietors designed their buildings to resemble their products. This not only cut down on the need for signage advertising what was contained within, but it also ensured the building stood a chance of becoming a local landmark, if done […]

  • 15 Coolest Cat Cafés

    Imagine stepping into a local café, inhaling the rich aroma of brewing coffee, and taking a closer look at the menu. Alongside the house coffees, espressos and caramel macchiatos, however, there’s a rather more surprising addition: cats. Yes, you read that correctly, fuzzy felines are on the menu in cafés everywhere from Japan to Vienna. […]

  • 15 Awesomely Ergonomic Office Chairs

    If we’re going to spend more than eight hours a day sitting on our butts, we might as well do it in style. Sitting has been referred to as a disease and even an epidemic. Thankfully, these incredible office chairs have the answer: ergonomic, posture-improving design. And on top of crucial health benefits, the 15 […]

  • 15 Powerfully Creative Global Warming Awareness Ads

    In 1958, American scientist Charles Keeling took direct measurements of carbon dioxide, and soon afterwards he connected the gas with global warming. Keeling’s findings were the first to suggest that human beings could be contributing to the greenhouse effect and global warming. Yet today debates continue to rage over the causes of global warming – […]