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

LinkedIn:

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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.

Self Compassion

I am a champion at being too tough on myself. Here is an exercise in how to lessen the voices of self-flagellation by The School of Life.

Buntella – Custom Banners

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Buntella print you custom banners. What’s not to love?

(via PSFK)

Respect

“Respect yourself and others will respect you.”
― Confucius

Sculptures in Nature

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These Geometric Sculptures in Nature by Martin Hill are breathtaking.

My favorite Nightlight

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This GRDE LED nightlight is one of my favorite practical objects in my house. Never thought I’d say that about a nightlight. It gives off just the right amount of light so that my kids feel comfortable in their rooms AND it charges our devices. Total win win!

Friday Link Pack

– So, I am not at all into guns, or own one, but this vintage print of two women facing each other with guns is weirdly intriguing.

– My kids would approve: Gold and Black Poop Emoji Pin

Truebill lets you find, track and cancel your paid subscriptions and recurring bills with 1 click

– I know several kids who don’t like different foods touching on their plates. They need this Food Cubby.

Star Wars Death Star BBQ. Ha!

– I would totally wear this scarf.

60 teenagers reveal what they think is cool — and what isn’t — in 2016 (via)

– President Barack Obama “sings” Justin Bieber’s newest hit, “Sorry,” in the latest “Barack Dub” mashup music video by Memphis-based video editor, Fadi Saleh.

– This photo made me laugh.

– Well, that explains a lot: Cheese triggers the same part of the brain as hard drugs

A dog and his matching snowdog! (via)

17 equations that changed the world

– I would let this chair into my home.

What kids want to be when they grow up.

Coffee ground experiments.

– I can definitely put this to good use: Alert.Email sends your important emails to a private Slack channel. https://www.producthunt.com/tech/alert-email

The MoMA Cookbook: Vintage recipes and reflections on food by Salvador Dalí, Louise Bourgeois, Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, and other great artists

Mayku is building a new line of desktop making tools.

Foursquare Trip Tips helps you plan your trip with help from your friends.

– Did you see that CreativeMornings launched a weekly Newsletter? They’re so good.

– A brief history of The Little Car Trees Car Air Fresheners

– Single? Dreading the upcoming Valentine’s Day? Tattly’s got you covered. Literally.

– Palantir in Palo Alto, NYC, Washington, DC and London is looking for a Product Designer.

Real-time Expression Transfer for Facial Reenactment

Wow, think of the possibilities of this Real-time Expression Transfer for Facial Reenactment. Also, I will never trust any video conference call again once this becomes mainstream! If you’re into this stuff, try the FaceSwap Live App. My kids an I haven’t laughed this much in a long time.

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