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Guardian: Cool Hunting

by Josh Rubin
on 27 November 2004

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Josh Rubin's blog is subtitled "stuff from the intersection of design, culture and technology" and concerns itself with tracking down the coolest new gadgets, toys and T-shirts available - one bearing the slogan "Everything you like I liked five years ago" sums up the mood nicely. There is plenty of leering over advancements in sneaker technology, with peeks at the new Nike-Newson Zvezdochka jelly shoes and Reebok's Ace Lace system. But best of all are the more quirky phenomena Josh finds such as pink knitted wool wigs, a gang who project SMS messages onto west London road signs and Japan's determination to turn human fingers into mobile phones.

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