leisure 02.20.08

Hump Day

Our monthly spin around the web, part of an ongoing effort to reduce workplace productivity by 43%.


There are quite a few websites that showcase all the wonderfully odd album covers created over the years, but LP Cover is one of the best. Note that some of the covers are not work-safe.





More notable images, this time a collection of Top 40 Photoshopped Images—dramatic, amusing, fanciful, and just plain creepy.






10,000 sheep—yours for the counting, browsing, even buying—were doodled and sketched by a group of thousands of people in a project called The Sheep Market. Some of the sheep look remarkably like sheep; others, well, look far more like cats in sheep's clothing.





Vintage Works is a Pennsylvania-based photography dealer that hosts some wonderful virtual exhibits, including views of Italy in the 1850s, 19th century India, eye-popping architectural images, as well as first-rate contemporary work. And there's one shot by Jacques Lowe of JFK and Jackie having dinner in the White House, just the two of them, that somehow captures the end of an era. Most of Lowe's negatives, sadly, were destroyed in the World Trade Center on 9/11.





The Strangest Items Ever To Sell or Not Sell On eBay: a duck-shaped peanut, a PDA made out of butter, and this double-seater commuter plane that never quite got off the ground.






Photographer Chris Jordan has created a series of large artworks called "Running the Numbers" that looks at American culture and reveals more info as you zoom in.





We're always up for a good illusion, and Lotto Lab has a slew of them in three categories: brightness, form, and color.



poll

If you moved to another city, which would it be?

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19%
London

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33%
L.A.

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16%
Paris

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17%
San Francisco

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15%
Other


fifth avenue, brooklyn

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