What’s fascinating about this is it just proves that Hebrew (and Arabic, etc) CAN look awesome. But if you go to Israel you will see that pretty much all typography looks the same. Bring on the new Israeli type designers!
“Apparently Ms. Campbell is happy inside Apple’s walled garden,” Doctorow said after being ejected from the Mary’s Woods Retirement Community for haranguing the nonagenarian for a full 45 minutes on the moral imperative of open systems, digital rights and steampunk subculture.
“When did curate stop meaning, as the OED says, “to look after and preserve” and start describing the retweeting of bit.ly links and SEO optimization? The “curation economy” isn’t at Basel, it is happening in office meetings around the country just getting clued in about Twitter and the importance of setting up Facebook fan pages. Socialmediatoday.com instructs readers on “Curating, not moderating, the flow of content and participation” and provides a “Manifesto For The Content Curator.”—The Editor and the Curator (Or the Context Analyst and the Media Synesthete)
“The United Nations Gang or Global United Nations Syndicate (GUNS) is a criminal gang active in the Vancouver, British Columbia area. The name alludes to the various ethnic origins of the members and its welcoming of all nationalities into its membership.”—Aw, how cute.
“Often I am unsure of the relationship between ‘being’ (or existance) and the nature of time. Am I dead and remember be-ing, or am I yet-to-be and previewing? Either way, death seems less of an ending than a shift in perception. Watch, though, I’ll bite it and 42 really WILL be the answer!!”—Mechanical turk worker I paid 10 cents to ponder his mortality
“Contrary to the popular image of the Pilgrim Fathers, the early settlers of the Plymouth Colony in present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts did not dress in black, wear buckles, or wear black steeple hats. According to Plimoth Plantation historian James W. Baker, this image was formed in the nineteenth century when buckles were viewed as a kind of emblem of quaintness.”—List of common misconceptions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
“Strange? No doubt. Weird to the point of perversity? Absolutely. Tragic (especially for a living legend who once soared to heady heights on a regular basis)? Yes, sadly. But it was precisely because of its singular wretchedness that Sly’s Coachella performance could become the stuff of legend, an event far more fans will claim to have witnessed in person than they actually did.”—"Sly Stone at Coachella: Train wreck of the year?"
“It is widely believed in popular culture that Red Vines were originally manufactured to reduce stress when consumed. The debate of which is best rages on between those who love Twizzlers and those who love Red Vines.”—