Skeletal Systems by Michael Paulus

We don't usually think about cartoons having guts, but Michael Paulus does. Skeletal Systems is a series exploring the supposed structure of 25 different cartoon characters. The surface of the character is rendered on a hinged translucent panel that overlays a drawing of the skeleton. A genius idea beautifully executed.

Fortune: Why There’s No Escaping the Blog

…In late September, just after McQuade received an early sample of the Voltaic Backpack, he asked a friend, Graham Hill—who runs a "green design" weblog called Treehugger—if he'd mention the product. Start up the swarm! Within a few hours of Voltaic's hitting Treehugger, the popular CoolHunting blog mentioned McQuade's product, which got it seen by Joel Johnson, editor of Engadget competitor Gizmodo. Each step up …

I Want an Award

Clearly I have no shame about self promotion. Apparently I’m fine with solicitation as well: nominate me for a Bloggie award, please. What’s a Bloggie? Here’s the rap: The Bloggies™ are a set of 30 publicly-chosen awards given to weblog writers and those related to weblogs. This is the fifth ceremony, with previous winners listed on their respective sites: 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004. Everyone’s …