The Art of Noticing, and Then Creating

A wonderfully insightful conversation between Seth Godin and the lovely Krista Tippett: The Art of Noticing, and Then Creating.

ON BEING is one of my all-time favorite podcasts. If you’re not familiar with it, you should put it on your radar.

11+ Mini Humidifier

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How cool is this mini USB powered humidifier?

(Thanks Amrit)

Toddler GoPro Hide and Seek

These supercool parents strapped a GoPro on their toddler while they were playing hide and seek. So incredibly adorable.

(via Chris)

15 Ways To Manage Stress

15 ways to manage stress

15 ways to manage stress according to scientists. Yes to #14.

Tinybop Monsters

I just spent a ridiculous amount of time designing monsters with Tinybop’s Monster app.

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Kangaroo Pouch House

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The above pictured unusual nook in a this Japanese house makes me swoon. The Japanese aesthetic always gets to my heart.

This Video Makes Me Want To Learn How To Surf

Jaw-dropping drone video of surfers off the coast of Teahupo’o in Tahiti. Wow!

Courage

“. . . may you have the courage to listen to the voice of desire that disturbs you when you have settled for something safe.”
– John O’Donahue

Friday Link Pack

Stephen Colbert and Kermit the Frog Stare Into the Stars and Ask the Big Questions

Abandoned Buildings In Australia By Brett Patman

This: Growing up means arguing with yourself more than with others.

The Dignity of Trying

Male reporter rendered instantly incompetent with single compliment

A Brief History of Swearing in Movies

Type mugs by Monotype.

– Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother. Moorish proverb

– A 16-yr-old inventor invents a cereal vending machine completely made of LEGOs.

– These giant matches sure would make for a good conversation piece in any home.

Sushi too cute to eat.

A World of I Love You!

– My friend Christoph Niemann has a new iOS app out for kids called Chomp. (My kids love his first app, the Petting Zoo.)

– Pins! Pins! Pins!

– Yikes! Crystal scrapes the web for a person’s online information to analyze his/her personality.

– Great interview with Seth Godin on The Psychology of Success

The Good Pin Club brings you a sah-weeet new pin every month, and 100% of the profit goes directly to a different non-profit organization!

– This dude crossed America by Bike Share. From NYC To California. What the what? (via)

– The really fine folks at C&G Partners in NYC are looking to hire a Junior or Intermediate-level Front-end Developer

Museum of Pixelated Industrial Design

Digital Iconic Designs

Jung Soo Park has created a digital gallery of pixelated interpretations of iconic designs. Made me smile.

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Tamago Ceramics

Tamago Ceramics

Beautiful planter by Tamago Ceramics.

Fundamental Principles for Overcoming Worry

31. Live in “day-tight compartments.”

32. How to face trouble:

a. Ask yourself, “What is the worst that can possibly happen?”

b. Prepare to accept the worst.

c. Try to improve on the worst.

33. Remind yourself of the exorbitant price you can pay for worry in terms of your health.

This post is full of gems: How to Overcome Worry and Be a Friendlier Person

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(via Amrit)

Change

Change Essay Jenny Holzer

“… Action will bring the evidence to your doorstep.”

From one of Jenny Holzer’s ’15 Inflammatory Essays’.

Kodak’s New Super 8 Camera

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Kodak will be releasing a new super 8 camera designed by Yves Behar. The camera has the ability to shoot in a digital format as well as traditional super 8 film cartridges.

Mattering is important

“…The work of a professional isn’t to recreate thrills. It’s to show up and do the work. To continue the journey you set out on a while ago. To make the change you seek to make in the universe.

Thrilling is fine. Mattering is more important.”

Seth Godin

The Last Audio Cassette Tape Factory

“We were too stubborn to quit and now we make more audio cassettes than eve before!” – The King of Analog

(via)

Begin

“Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace and power in it.”
– Goethe

Play It Cool

Play It Cool

This clever Play It Cool micro-site made me smile!

(via)

SINGLE

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This Single and Psyched About It Patch made me laugh! Perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Disposability Consciousness

Had to remind myself of this clip by Julia Butterfly Hill: “When you say you’re throwing something away? Where is away?”

This:

Heinz dressed dozens of Dachshunds in hot dog buns for their Super Bowl ad. This made me laugh.