Introducing Witches Finger Grapes

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‘These grapes are called Witches fingers and are from the Californian breeding program International Fruit Genetics. Although it sounds like it could be GMO it’s not, they are made through the hybridisation process of taking pollen from one plant and brushing it onto another plant. There are quite a number of these varieties now, in different colours as well. Whats …

Taming The Email Beast

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In the 1950s, when consumer electronics such as vacuum cleaners and washing machines emerged, there was a belief that household chores would be done in a fraction of the time. We know now it didn’t work out that way. Our definition of clean changed. Instead of wearing underwear for multiple days, we started using a fresh pair every day, and …

Japanese Tattoo Stockings

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In a country where actual tattoos are staunchly frowned upon, some genius has figured out a way to let girls show off some ink without actually going under the needle for permanent work. The trend seems to have started back in late 2011 and then exploded in 2012. ‘We were selling 10,000 pair per month,’ recalls Momo, who owns a …

Bill Gates on Steve Jobs: We grew up together

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yeh3O98IK0 We’ve seen plenty of Bill Gates on television, but we’d never seen him get emotional before. It was a striking, yet subtle moment in Gates’ 60 Minutes interview this week when Charlie Rose asked him about his longtime business rival, the late Steve Jobs. Gates grew emotional as he recalled visiting Jobs just before his death. The billionaire welled …

Choosing a Typeface:

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A typeface is one of the most significant elements of the overall design process. With over 20,000 typefaces available more being created every day, where does one begin? It is for the designer to bear the responsibility of two things. Firstly to not prevent the reader their reading pleasure, but to aid and support it. Secondly, is a responsibility to …