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Write a Bike

All images via Juri Zaech.

We know. We’re drooling, too. Whether you’re a typography or bike enthusiast (or both), I think we can all agree that Swiss art director Juri Zaech‘s personalized bikes are the stuff design dreams …

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Have Breakfast in Berlin Anytime!

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Breakfast in Berlin‘s MySpace page isn’t just for early birds, it can be accessed 24/7 if you’re hungry for their refreshing multilingual indie pop jams. From the Swedish quintet’s catchy “Någonting i allting,” …

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Now You’re Bakin’ With Bacon!

It’s time to take full advantage of the fall harvest, so when life gives you bananas, make Coconut Bacon Banana Bread! Why settle for the same ol’ bread recipe that you’ve made year after year when you can present …

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Book Drop: Used Bookstore Builds Massive Dominoes Chain

Add this to our list of reasons why we love local bookstores. The folks at Arizona used books chain Bookmans Entertainment Exchange had a little after-hours fun and constructed a massive dominoes structure using (what else?) dozens of books. Bookmans …

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The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: Our October Book of the Month

Congratulations to readers Ti, Eva-Lani, and Jamie! Each of them won a copy of Tanya Lee Stone’s The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll’s History and Her Impact On Us, our October Book …

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Luke Skywalker Goes Emo

When sharing this video with fellow Fashion Writer and Star Wars fan Richard, his reaction was, “Who knew Luke Skywalker could be so emo?”

Indeed, this paper stop motion video by Eric Power, with music by Jeremy Messersmith

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Our Apartment Buyers' Top Calendar Picks

Not to rush you or anything, but 2010 is winding down, and it’s time to start thinking about getting a new calendar to ring in the new year. Our Apartment Buyers Emily and Marne told us which calendars are at …

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It Was a Dark and Stylish Night…

Be it Poe, King, or Craven here at ModCloth we love a good fictional fright! In honor of the National Day of Writing and Halloween, we gathered around the campfire to concoct descriptions inspired by our favorite scary …

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Dream Machine: Lego-Powered Shirt Folder

No, you are not dreaming.  This is indeed a video of an automatic T-shirt folding machine created by a Stanford University grad student using a Lego Mindstorms set.  After watching this clip, I have a sudden urge to take a …

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We Love Mew

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In this delightful project titled, “Dresses I Didn’t Buy,” artist Oliva Mew recreates miniature felt versions of dresses she’s spotted in online shops.  We are flattered to notice a few teeny tiny versions of dresses from the ModCloth …

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5 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter in 5 Minutes

There’s no denying our loyalty to the always-engaging stories replete in episodes of This American Life. However, a little variety in one’s podcast repertoire couldn’t hurt, right? We recently polled our fans on Facebook for their favorite podcasts and …

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Blog to Bookmark: Textbook

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On the heels of our post about some of the best-dressed literary characters, we found this excellent Tumblr, Textbook.  With the tagline, “What would Holden Caulfield Wear?” the writer behind this scholarly blog puts together unique outfits using …

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Our CMJ Music Festival Faves!

The 2010 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival is about to kick off in New York City! Hosting over 1,200 of the best new musical talents from all over the world over five ‘jam-packed’ days, this mega-fest could make you …

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Festival Essentials

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Festival season may be coming to a close, but we still have one more event to attend this weekend! While the ModCloth Blog team gears up for San Francisco’s Treasure Island Music Festival, we’ve found inspiration in this lovely …

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