Where does technology go when it dies? If it's lucky, designer Paola Mirai snaps it up and incorporates it into her Cirkuita collection, a mix of jewelry that combines circuits and transistors and other gear ephemera with a material called orotransparente to create wearable pins, rings, and baubles. Beats the junkyard…
What better metaphor for the war against Christmas, than a photography series showing baubles filled with synthetic objects, being shot to pieces and caught on camera? Photographer Alan Sailer is doing a fine line in pellet rifle photography, and this bauble series is one of my favorites.
Deck the boughs with annoying noises, tra la la la la, la la la laaaa. 'Tis the season to really piss your parents off, fa la la la la, la la la laaaa. $12 to guarantee coal for Christmas! [ThinkGeek]