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Polaroid Zip Instant mobile printer available May 1

Polaroid are back! Why just last night I was whining there was a huge gap in my life that there's no instant film printer I could attach to my phone, which much like a Polaroid® spits out a paper that is its own developing kit, And then lo - here is the Polaroid instant mobile film printer launching May 1.


Sagmeister & Walsh robbery hoax was created by Achos Barcelona

You're a cynical lot, you know that? I posted Sagmeister & Walsh NYC studio was robbed & robbers caught on camera and all I got was "hmmm..." from Tom Megginson in the comments and "oRLy" style replies on twitter. Like, none of you wanted to entertain the story even for a minute.


Craig Leffel Joins Filmworkers for Color Projects

Veteran colorist will pursue color work through Filmworkers while continuing as executive producer of his boutique creative studio Big Spoon Industries.

CHICAGO—Filmworkers today announces that it has reached an agreement with veteran colorist Craig Leffel to represent him for color correction projects in the Midwest. Leffel will continue to serve as executive producer of Big Spoon Industries, the creative production studio he formed last fall, while handling color correction assignments through Filmworkers.


Joe Boxer stakes claim as the official sponsor of lounging with nonactivity tracker

FCB Chicago and Kmart found a sport they can totally own. With all these hipster fitness trackers available, and seemingly everyone - including President Obama - wearing them (that's not a security issue, no siree), Joe Boxer found to zig to that zag. the Joe Boxer inactivity tracker, which you'll get free with any Kmart purchase of Joe Boxer jammies.


I Plugged Into The Matrix And It Was Awesome

I’m sitting in the corner of the Lowe Profero kitchen, as two incredible races happen around me. The first is taking place in front of my eyes, as I sit in the pilot’s seat of a Red Bull Air Race, swooping triumphantly through the air. The craft lurches upwards in a sudden loop-the-loop and my stomach jumps and shifts around despite the fact I haven’t moved an inch. The second race takes place behind the scenes, as the Oculus Rift and the Vive hurtle towards a consumer release in 2015.


9 out of 10 cats love posing for this cat font generator

"9 out of 10 cats love Adland" is what it says. Now that I have shown you Nekofont cat font text generator I'm sure this Monday's production levels are shot to hell while everyone starts printing out cat-signs for everything in the office. That's fine, carry on. Don't forget the espresso machine & pool table.


Asian carrier Scoot to name a plane "Inspiring Spirit" due to Spirit copying their look

Asian airline Scoot has been teasing US carrier Spirit Airlines' for looking very similar to them - in color, visual icon language and even tongue in cheek tone of voice. Certain there's one thing Spirit can't crib, Scoot is now ribbing Spirit by naming airplanes after them. Scoots new Boeing 787 aircraft will be named ‘Inspiring Spirit’.


Sagmeister & Walsh NYC studio was robbed & robbers caught on camera

Sagmeister & Walsh, known not just for their impeccable style but also for stripping naked to announce things, have gotten robbed. Their studio was invaded and the value of the loss is substantial since it's not computers and gear, but the work that's been taken.