Very detailed, nicely illustrated instructions on How to Cut… almost any food. Now this is what I paid kottke for.

Space Art in Children’s books 1950’s to 1970’s (via)

Stick Figure Warning Signs

Bullet Madness is exactly that. (via)

Also seen on Rajat’s new blog is the Hall of Technical Documentation Weirdness.

The Graphic Design Olympics: Yep, love the angled grid on the ‘72 Munich icons and I’ve always liked the ‘68 version (dig the wresting pictogram!). And if you want to judge ‘em for yourself, the excellent Dover Handbook of Pictorial Symbols is well worth the 11 bucks.

Avast, mateys! Here there be pirate flags.

300 images from 1800 sites is a collection of standard web graphics (arrows, printers, shopping carts) from well-known sites. There’s more of the same on iawiki. Remember kids: stealing ideas = good, stealing end products = bad.

“Joke” Conversation Thread in which the :-) Was Invented (via kottke)

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