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2008 May

Good Morning Ulster

BBC Radio Ulster
We had a spot on the local radio station BBC Radio Ulster this morning on the Good Morning Ulster show with Wendy and Seamus. We were only on for a few minutes but the radio spot seems to have done the job as we’ve had a lot of local websites on today. Thanks […]

Fifty Thousand Shirts

We came across a fantastic project recently called ‘Fifty Thousand Shirts‘.
On Monday, May 19, one week after the quake, reports surfaced estimating that 50,000 lives would be lost in this tragedy—our vision is hope. One by one, fifty thousand hand drawn tally marks create the “x” on your shirt, each one representing a life that […]

BBC World Service

You can hear our lovely dulcet tones on the Outlook show on the BBC World Service!
Thanks to Matthew, Philippa and all the team who interviewed us.  Check out Lee’s John Motson Impression below.

Word of the day
Outlook - the place from which an observer looks out; lookout.

Feed the 5,000

You guys have redefined 5,000 words! Great stuff! We really appreciate all the support you have given us

Number 5,000 was ‘Sharable‘ and links to Need it Take it, a sharing site for things you no longer need/want.

Thanks Need it Take it!
Word of the day
Need - a requirement, necessary duty, or […]

Some of the most searched for words

Some of the words that have been searched for the most on The Big Word Project.
Singular [Airbag Industries]

Sex [Big Fat Hairy Living]

Apple [Kismac]

Blog [aka Mike]

Idiot [George W. Bush]

Word of the day
Presidential -  Of or pertaining to a president or presidency

An ‘Obscure’ site

The word ‘Obscured‘ was redefined today and now points to Obscure Inq.
“Obscure Inq is the webring of seven writers, who claimed the seven days of the week as their own. Each day, one of the seven updates, making your week brighter and more exciting. So read up and watch your mood soar and productivity plummet!Every […]

Great use of photography

We’ve had a lot of websites submitted associated with photography; professional photographers, amateur photographers, flickr accounts, stock photography or just great photos used throughout websites. Here’s a select few that we like.
Winter [Humber Valley Resort]

Edible [iStockPhoto member ideabug ]

Environments [Bob O’Connor]

Vehicle [Josh Mackey]

Photojournalist [Crispin Rodwell]

Lakers [Vaguely Artistic’s L.A. Lakers photos on Flickr]

Word of the day
Telephoto […]

Television rules the nation

Here’s a few words which have been redefined to popular tv shows! We’re particularly big fans of a few of them so thought we would share them with you all.
Skins [Skins]

Skins revolves around the lives of a group of 16–19 year-old friends. A fantastic ‘no holds barred’ show which is one of the […]

Hello Finland!

Interactions now points to Nordkapp.fi, a design company based in Finland. Nordkapp ‘create contemporary brand interactions and innovations, seizing on those special moments that happen in the constant dialogue between people, brands and technology.’ Quite a mouthful you might say but these guys do everything from interaction, graphic and web design to interior […]

Awesomeness!

What an..er…awesome word! Chris Gregori chose to redefine the word Awesomeness with his portfolio site cgregori.com. No longer does the word mean the quality of being awesome, but it now points to a very talented illustrator’s body of work.

Chris, a freelance illustrator and musician has made a lot of work for some pretty […]

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