11 Aug
"The End of the World", "The Independence Day" & many more

After much ado, and many beautiful photographs (at least 18,000 entries), the winners of the 2014 National Geographic Photography contest have been chosen. With the actual winning photograph being a supercell storm photo out of Colorado, “The Independence Day” (featured below), we have selected some of the winning bunch for your perusal, with some personal favorites […]


11 Apr
Sixty finalists left in the 11th annual worldwide competition

In what has become an annually awaited photo-op in camera viewfinders and web browsers everywhere, Smithsonian has just announced the finalists in its 11th annual photography contest. In a contest that spanned across 132 countries and well over 50,000 entries, Smithsonian has gotten the finalists down to sixty photos in six categories: The Natural World, Travel, […]


18 Dec
Win tickets to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans

The best in the NFL are up for debate as Green Bay Packers linebacker, Clay Matthews, readies to pick the best comments made by football fans in The Gillette No Debate Contest. Watch to learn how to join in, and how your opinion could land you tickets to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans. Join […]


27 Jul
The easiest way ever to win $250 from JonathanAdler.com

Yesterday we launched a Lexus Art & Design Contest to win $250 at JonathanAdler.com from Lexus x LIAS, and this morning our winner was selected: Blake K from Mississippi. Blake got the 3 answers right, and was chosen at random among the first 10 people to answer all the questions correctly. Thanks to everyone who […]


26 Jul
Answer 3 questions, win well designed gear for your home

Next week we’ll be heading north to San Francisco to usher in the global launch of Lexus’ all-new 2013 LS flagship sedan at a private exhibit curated by masterful aesthetes Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan. The event will feature an exhibition by some of the world’s rising photojournalists who, as Lexus says, “artfully capture the […]


20 Feb
Mexican designer Oscar Nuñez's clever shelving unit

We actually covered the the Comic Shelf by Oscar Nuñez several years ago, but back then it was just a commission piece some clever Mexican designer had come up with. Well now the Comic Shelf is seeing the light of production via Groopti, after Nuñez won their Creative Shelving Contest. A pretty clever way to […]


7 Jul
Where DMV Confessionals and The Meh List make the cover

Boingboing opened up a contest to its readers to design the cover of the most supremely boring periodical their giant nerd brains could conjure up. And the above TIRED cover, the “mirror-world version of WIRED where hold music, baby photos and warm salads dominate the headlines,” was the winner. Congrats to designer Jack Daniel. See […]


2 Jun
Another day, another LIMITED EDITION NFS game...

Thanks for all who entered our Need For Speed “SHIFT 2: UNLEASHED” GIVEAWAY! contest on Tuesday — our winner was announced yesterday via Twitter, see if it was you HERE. We got another SHIFT 2: UNLEASHED game at our secret headquarters (both PS3 and Xbox), so we’re gonna do pretty much the same contest again. […]