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A Striking Animated Short Made With Nothing but Sticky Notes

You don't need amazing computer graphics, bowel-jiggling surround sound, or eye-popping 3D effects to make a powerful film. In fact, all you really need is a tall stack of yellow sticky notes and a black pen. And a whole lot of talent. Luckily, the 15 animators who helped make this short film had all of those in abundance. Read More >>

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Pen Shortage Causing Slagging Matches at Irish Police Station

It has been kicking off in the Henry Street garda station in Limerick, where a shortage of pens behind the counter has led to angry encounters with members of the public. Local police are turning people away and asking them to return with their own pens to sign paperwork, which is causing angry low-grade criminals to get even angrier. Read More >>

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Holy Crap -- I Can Draw Freehand in 3D?

3Doodler caused quite a stir at the IFA trade show in Berlin last weekend, and it's easy to see why -- who doesn't want to draw in 3D? Read More >>

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Olympus Pen E-P5: A Retro-Styled Mirrorless Camera Made Amazing

Olympus has been teetering on the edge of nailing mirrorless camera design for years. In fact, many would argue that last year's retro-fantastic OM-D E-M5 bordered on perfection. Aesthetes fell in love with its looks at the same time that real, serious photographers were amazed at its spectacular image quality. Read More >>

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Olympus E-PL5 Review: Top-Notch Guts in an Awkward Body

Olympus has seen great success in the mirrorless camera world with its PEN series. The line's latest iteration is the E-PL5, a micro 4/3 camera that shares a few details with its more expensive brother, the OMD-EM5. It shoots beautifully—so what's the catch? Read More >>

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Scientists Build Incredible Supercapacitor Using... Pen Ink?

Standard pen ink is the surprise component in a flexible carbon fibre supercapacitor which can be bent in a full circle with barely any loss of performance. Read More >>

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Camo Bolt-Action Pen Review: Now That's a Pocket Protector

The web is full of secret online weapons stores and places you can legally load up on ammo. But the pen is mightier than the AR-15. Especially this bolt-action bullet pen. Read More >>

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If You Are a Photoshop Nerd, You Will Love This Drawing

I don't know about you but, as a Photoshop nerd, I love this Adobe colour picker drawn with a multi-colored pen. [9gag] Read More >>

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Pen Still Writes After 25-Year Trip In Someone's Stomach

Wow. Who'd have thought that after 25 years of sitting in someone's stomach the humble felt-tip pen would still work -- but it's true. Read More >>

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