Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Beef jerky underwear, gun-controlled lamps, Frank Lloyd Wright's doghouse and more in our look at the web this week

1. Trash Beetle Indian artist Haribaabu Naatesan promotes VW’s eco-awareness campaign by reconstructing the iconic Beetle entirely from salvaged refuse. The “Think Blue Beetle” is created from 2,805 bits of detritus collected by VW in various cleanup drives. 2. DIY Beef Jerky Underwear Throw those gag edible undies aside and prepare yourself for some unmentionables that will really satisfy your hunger. A great project for …

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Beef jerky underwear, gun-controlled lamps, Frank Lloyd Wright's doghouse and more in our look at the web this week

Frank Lloyd Wright may have had a reputation for being difficult, but that didn’t stop him from consenting to build a doghouse for a young boy’s dog “Eddie”. Initially declining, Wright later supplied the plans, which the boy’s father John Berger—who had earlier constructed “The Berger House” from Wright’s design—would realize over the course of 20 years.

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The NYT's digital experiments, glow-in-the-dark jeans, Frank Lloyd Wright's restored hotel and more in this week's look at the web

1. Beta620 “An openly experimental newsroom,” Beta620 is the New York Times’ new platform for interactive and other projects, suggesting a new, unprecedented level of transparency for the brand. 2. Glow-in-the-Dark Jeans The ultimate club-goer’s denim, a phosphorescent coating applied to the fabric in Japan powers Naked & Famous’ new glow-in-the-dark jeans. The selvedge denim will develop a beautiful patina over time, making the glow …