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BBC Internet Blog: A new global visual language for the BBC’s digital services. Explains how the BBC unified its visual website style by underpinning its many sites with a grid, the consistent use of colour & icons, and a universal media player. I didn’t know that the Beeb’s styleguide was created by Neville Brody!
Chicken vs. Penguin – cute 2 minute short film by Marko Slavnic which won 1st prize ($100,000) in the Nikon USA ‘Nikon Festival’ competition.
Wildlife photographer of the year stripped of his award | The Guardian. I remember being blown away when I first saw this image ? it’s an astounding capture ? and thought it rightfully deserved to win the Natural History Museum’s 2009 prize. Unfortunately, though, it appears that the photographer, rather than camping out for months in the wild, instead cheated and hired a tame wolf. Oh!
How to Say: Van Gogh by the BBC Pronunciation Unit.
Citing usage from 1949, the OED calls this mark the dog?s bollocks, which it defines as, ?typogr. a colon followed by a dash, regarded as forming a shape resembling the male sexual organs.? This is why I love scrounging around the linguistic scrap heap that is the OED. I always come across a little gold. And by ?gold,? I mean, ?vulgar, 60-year-old emoticons.?
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