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Roundup August, 1 2009

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01. Lamborghini Murcielago Strada Concept

“The Lamborghini Murcielago Strada Concept by Reiter Engineering has replaced the front splitter, rear diffuser, and rear wing with carbon fiber parts. The new vented hood gives it a mean machine look as well.” (notcot)

02. Pete Doherty: ‘We’ve discussed making a new Libertines album’

“Pete Doherty has revealed that he and Carl Barat discussed plans to make an album and tour together after The Libertines reunited for a one-off gig in London in May.” (nme)

03. 70’s HOCKEY MASKS

See above. (arkitip)

04. Big Book: The Handy Book of Artistic Printing

” ‘Degenerate,’ ‘meaningless,’ and ‘barbaric’ were some of the words critics used to describe artistic printing—an ornately decorative style that flourished in late-nineteenth-century Britain and America. Letterpress printers (small shops where type was laboriously set by hand) developed it in making business cards, advertisements, and other ‘ephemera’ of daily life. It soon became known as the paper equivalent of a Victorian bourgeois living room” (wsj)

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