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www.monocle.com/specials/50things
Here at Design Week, we’re always looking for ways to improve our lives. And luckily Monocle magazine has done just this for us, itemising 50 ways to improve the way we live in colourful illustrations at Monocle.com. The annual round-up marks the launch of its Monocle Mediterraneo summer newspaper.

http///showstudio.com/project/eniko
Fancy yourself as a bit of fashion film director? Well, now you can be one at Showstudio.com. Photography and film-maker Narnaby Roper has created an interactive video, along with stylist Keegan Singh, allowing the user to create their own 30-second fashion photography artwork using they keyboard’s number pad.

http://techcrunch.com/2010/08/07/30-best-iphone-apps
The world of iPhone apps can be a little mind-boggling, especially with the App Store stocking more than 225 000 of them. To help us out Tech Crunch has sifted through the clones and the less exciting apps to reveal their top 30 picks for applications released this year.

http://bit.ly/9JUAwf
Flowtown’s latest blog post is an interesting infographic looking at the 2010 social networking map. Ethan Bloch has pictured the Internet as a world, presenting each network as a country of varying size, depending on popularity. Facebook, predictably, is the largest one, with a population of 500 million.

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