Slinks

Slinks

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Maxwell Ryan
Sep 6, 2005

  • The debut line of home furnishings'n things from Nate Berkus: Oprah's boy wonder has his own baby and does it with Linens'n Things.

  • Hotel in the Park or DasParkHotel : Single occupancy rooms, bookable online in Linz, Austria.

  • Sprinkle Rug from Wok Media: Hundreds of individual "poofs" that congregate to form a larger mass.

  • Make Your Dorm Room Fair Trade: The Fair Trade website has assembled a fair trade shop for college students to feather their nest without hurting other's nests.

  • Lego turns 50 and offers "gold" bricks: A tidbit, but a fun one.

  • Urban Nomad Shelter: More on this winning design from ID Mag's recent competition. The retail cost for these urban shelters is $24. Writer's Almanac:
  • On this day in 1936, British aviator Beryl Markham flew across the Atlantic from east to west—the first pilot ever to do so.
  • POEM: "Waving Good-Bye," by Gerald Stern
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