Five things to do today: 22 December
Top business card
Check out designer Daniel Ballou's business card - surely the best of 2008.
'A refrigerated swimming pool and an artificially cooled beach, Dubai's latest excesses are enough to make conservationists weep'. Read all about it in the Guardian.
Story of Stuff
Watch the engaging video Story of Stuff, 'a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns'.
Herzog & de Meuron
Invest in an excellent book: Herzog & de Meuron 1997-2001 (Birkhauser Verlag Ag, £89.95).
Ride safely with Bright Bike, a 'retroreflective vinyl' coated bike. 'It is like coating your bike with a big sticker that turns ultra-bright in headlights.'