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A selection of things described by The Guardian as “iconic” in a heady fortnight in 2010:

  • Archaeopteryx
  • bluefin tuna
  • Castro’s cigar
  • David Beckham wearing an anti-Glazer scarf
  • Grace Kelly in casual wear
  • Imperial War Museum
  • Nigel Slater
  • Mad Men
  • Variety
  • the John Hughes films Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Weird Science
  • Shepard Fairey’s Obama Hope design
  • the Parliamentary constituency of Hove
  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Bach’s St Matthew Passiona community-owned wind turbine
  • Kraft cheese slices
  • salmon farming
  • the blue and white stripes of Cornishware pottery
  • Penarth Pavilion, Cardiff
  • the Norwegian church and Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay
  • a multimillion-pound arena in Leeds
  • a “rock-built engine house at Bottalack near St Just”
  • the Royal Albert Hall wind turbines (“iconic renewable energy technology”)
  • Wembley Arena
  • the video for Kylie Minogue’s Can’t Get You Out Of My Head

via @stephharmon on twitter | The Guardian Style Guide