Friday Link Pack

(Thank you Jen)

- 23 Signs You’ve Lived In New York City Too Long. #18 made me laugh out loud.

- What a beauty of a vintage vehicle: Messerschmitt KR200 Kabinenroller.

- (Vintage) Joys of Jell-O

- Instant Table.

- What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains.

- Computer Brush.

- “MOM upside down is WOW.

- 10 Golden Rules for Making the Perfect Cup of Tea (1941)

- Guess where you are in the world.

- Pleygo is a rental service that delivers LEGO sets to your door, providing unlimited playtime. LEGO party anyone?

- The People You Meet at McDonald’s

- The Theoretical Minimum is a series of Stanford Continuing Studies courses taught by world renowned physicist Leonard Susskind.

- Looks delicious: Lemonade Jelly with Basil

_ Great ways to differentiate Helvetica from Arial.

- Video: Steven Levy interviews Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.

- Recap of the absolutely fantastic 99U Conference that took place in NYC last week.

- NYC Design Week Bike Map App.

- How to Build a Chic Cardboard Castle. Also, DIY Fold-Away Cardboard Box Playhouse.

- The upcoming NYC BigApps App Design Meetup at Foursquare has quite an impressive line up of speakers.

- My friends at Mule Design in SF are looking to hire a Visual Designer.

- Most nights, Netflix accounts for one-third of all web traffic. (via)

- A seriously beautiful bike bell.

- Some interesting data about how protected bike lanes in NYC dramatically increased retail sales of local businesses. Read Kottke’s post.

- “Livatars”: Take a traditional headshot and make it subtly animated so the person in it appears alive.

3 Comments leave a comment below

  1. We’ve been doing “Livatars” for a couple of years now on our site!
    Though maybe not as subtle :)
    http://secretpenguin.com/about/

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  3. Whoa! This blog looks exactly like my old one!

    It’s on a totally different topic but it has pretty much the same layout and design.
    Outstanding choice of colors!

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