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The Answer My Friend

Whirligigs are whimsical, wind-driven expressions of American folk art that first appeared in this country nearly 200 years ago. Traditional designs depict common characters and activities of early American rural life, from farmers milking cows to lumbermen chopping wood. Here are some highlights of the ninth annual Whirligig & Weathervane Festival in Shelburne Nova Scotia, September 2008. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Oct 24, 2012 - 9 comments

Throbbing Gristle

One of the first uses of a graphical throbber was in NCSA Mosaic. Command line versions did exist, but most were a spinning slash. Nowadays, with Ajax, they have become nothing more than variations of spinning gray wheels to indicate loading or buffering. Gone are the more creative ones like, Netscape, whose throbber is a condensed loop of how the dinosaurs became extinct.
posted by wcfields on May 17, 2010 - 37 comments

Green bling!

Want to be ecologically responsible yet still blingin' like a superstar? Duece Bicycle Spinner Wheels has you all set. Hell, Jamie Foxx endorses them, they've got to be good. (flash site)
posted by Ufez Jones on Aug 19, 2004 - 18 comments

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