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Noted: Song of the Salesman

Sometimes, coming up with the next innovative marketing strategy for your wares just involves a musical trip down memory lane.

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Keep It Weird: Synthesis

Whatever happened to the delicious thirty-two chemical compounds in your snack mix? Follow this plasticky path back to your unnatural roots.

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Noted: Farmers Tweet?

With over half of American farmers using smartphones out in the field, agribusiness just got a lot more personal.

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Noted: The Laundromat Project

There’s more to do between loads than thumb-twiddling. A non-profit brings art workshops right to where locals have a little down-time on their hands.

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Keep It Weird: Under the Layers

Excavate beyond conventions for the mineralized build-up, the fossilized evidence of richly diverse existence.

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Noted: Localized Internet in Detroit

For the Digital Justice Coalition, revitalization of a city that is now well-known for its empty lots will depend on shared routers as much as CSAs.

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Noted: Gendered Advertising Remixer

What if your son was exposed to Easy-Bake cupcake commercials that hyped the brutality of sprinkles? Dad blogger Caleb Gardner finds just the tool.

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Keep It Weird: Outreach

The depths of the dark ocean floor beckon to be probed! Nothing can resist the enticing embrace of long, slick tentacles.

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Keep It Weird: Painted Lady

Dip your fingers deep into the foundation, dust your cheeks with a hazy golden cloud, and pencil those eyebrows severe.

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Noted: Huis ten Bosch

A blogger visits the bankrupt 375-acre Dutch theme park on the coast of Nagasaki as a gateway to explore the ramifications of Japan’s economic bubble.

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Keep It Weird: In the Beginning

Your comically inept Tyrannosaurus forelimbs don’t have to reach far to hit ground-breaking oddities.

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Keep It Weird: Contortionist’s Calisthenics

Flexibility is just in reach. Knead your muscles into submission with a regimen of webbed hair jewelry and jointed glass robots.

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Noted: The Age of 3D Printing

As this technology of additive manufacturing becomes ever more accessible, what creative and commercial revolution awaits?

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Keep It Weird: Up in Smoke

Forgo the filter when it comes to addictive creativity. There’s no patch strong enough to satiate you like a spinal cord cigarette holder can.

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Noted: Safety in Objects

Can you remember your past without the souvenirs? From Proust to the iPad, we yearn for the palpable record as an extension of our consciousness.

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Keeping the Play Alive

What is lost when childhood becomes inundated by the commercial machine-made toy industry?

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Keep It Weird: Sick Day

These infectious oddities are bound to go viral. You’ll be sleeping with the kleenex box in no time.

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Noted: The Monster Diaries

Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro shares his lurid notebooks and philosophies of demonology with The New Yorker, morphing beasts into gods.

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Noted: Kim Jong Phil

Artist Phillip Toledano confronts his ego with pomp by inserting himself into the canon of dictatorial art.

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Keep It Weird: Felt Up

Explore wonders from the other side with only your sensitive paws to guide you.

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Noted: Missed Encounters

Artist Jake Gillespie explores the comedic wake of Craigslist’s clumsy, raw, absurdist posts of yearning.

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