The 60 Years project aims to creatively commemorate the 60th anniversary of UDHR (Universal Declaration of Human Rights): the first global expression of rights to which all human beings are inherently entitled.
Designers have been invited to take part by writing or drawing on a mini protest board to exercise their right to free speech and self-expression. See more about all this here
A couple of pages from new Scientist about how new species and discoveries can be given whimsical names by their finders eg "Rowling, Takei and Rammstein- Celebrities honoured by having asteroids named after them include the author of the Harry Potter books, a Star Trek actor and a German industrial metal band."
Cheap Date- The name of a gene mutation which gives vinegar flies a heightened susceptibility to alcohol.
Christmas by colour is a not for profit exploration into the colours that shape our christmas. Raw design studio set up this collaborative project to identify which colours people really associate with christmas. They've now produced an A1 poster limited to 500 copies and A2 wrapping paper sheets. It seems either my 'Parker pen set blue' or 'Ebay yellow' made it through to the poster, not sure which. All profits willl be donated to CALM.