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Why isn't Home Depot aping Ponoko?


Samuel Blanco made this desk himself from plywood (smartly the kind with holes in the bottom so he could loop his router and such underneath) for just $185. It won't win any awards for originality, but you can't beat the …

Latest Oobject gallery looks inside Chinese factories


David Galbraith, curator over at Oobject, writes about his latest gallery showing the insides of Chinese factories:

Although a couple of these are from a photo essay, I've tried to pull as many as poss from publicity material. A