19.05.08 by Jeff

Microwave Soap Grenade!

I was suddenly reminded of my failed Microwave Soap Grenade invention when I came across this great little invention called The Nana Saver!

It’s for people who are too small to eat a full banana and don’t want the leftover piece to turn brown. I myself am a small person (but not so small that I can’t finish a banana you a-holes!) and I often cut half a banana over my Vector cereal! This little invention would be kinda worth having, although I guess I could just be a man and… no not deal with the piece turning brown, I was going to say be a man and throw the other half in the garbage! Just joking Mother Earth!

Ok anyways, about my Microwave Soap Grenade! Check this out…

I was cleaning my microwave a while ago, and I was having a hard time getting all these bits of lasagna off the walls. I thought about how much of a sucker I was for having to scrub this hard. Then it hit me, I could just invent a microwave popcorn bag full of soap that you intentionally let explode in your microwave! I could kick back in my lazy boy and watch as science cleaned my microwave for me!

The first person I shared my idea with laughed and said “too bad it’s already been done you idiot!” Apparently some other lazy jackass already had the same idea and actually made a product out of it.

Well guess what you jackass, I’m going to have the last laugh! I am going to ruin your business by presenting the cheaper (albeit less cool – since my soap bomb would have come packaged like a grenade with a removable pin) solution.

How to clean your microwave with a lemon!

[youtube]http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=57X0AOu6WPQ[/youtube]

Yes, I am that petty.

PS – I came across the Nana Saver on The Presurfer.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.







22.01.17 by Staff

Photographer Daniel Ranalli Spends Two Decades Capturing Snail Trails

“Spiral #9” (1996)

 

Massachusetts-based photographer Daniel Ranalli has spent more than 20 years on his “Snail Drawings,” a series which consists of one image of neatly configured snails and a second image of the unique patterns made when the snails were left to their own devices.

While a simple enough concept, Ranalli sees the project as a reflection of the inherent randomness of life and our inability to control the results or elements of a situation no matter how hard we might try! See more of Ranalli’s work below or on display at Classic Photographs Los Angeles January 21-22.

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20.01.17 by Staff

Book Giveaway: Cut That Out

Creative duo Ryan Doyle and Mark Edwards (aka DR.ME) have come out with a new book celebrating contemporary collage in the field of graphic design! Published by Thomas and Hudson, Cut That Out offers a curated collection of collage work from leading designers and studios from 15 different countries. See more images below or get yourself a copy in stores/online.

We also have a copy to give away to one of you guys! We wanna know what your current favourite art book is? Let us know by leaving a comment at the bottom of this post. We’ll pick a winner two weeks from today (open to all readers based in North America and Europe).

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20.01.17 by Jeff

GIRLSCHOOL x Society6

Deap Vally x Natalie Foss

 

Musician Anna Bulbrook (The Bulls, Airborne Toxic Event, and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros) recently launched GIRLSCHOOL, a Los Angeles-based music festival and collective that celebrates female voices. A portion of proceeds from each event go to a girl-positive organization, and this year’s festival (Jan 27-29) will support Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls LA, a 501c3 social justice organization using loud music to nurture self-esteem and self-expression in young girls.

Society6 has joined forces with GIRLSCHOOL to pair up musicians and artists to create visuals inspired by the music, to be displayed at the event. See a few more of the collaborations below!

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20.01.17 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Charlie Hawks

Colourful work by Brooklyn-based photographer Charlie Hawks. More images below.

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20.01.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Grzegorz Domaradzki

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Poland-based graphic designer and illustrator Grzegorz Domaradzki aka Gabz continues to create some seriously impressive movie poster designs. Click here for previous post. More images below!

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