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Traffic Lights

This “>Traffic Light Series by Lucas Zimmerman is stunning.

(via Matthew)

Have your iPhone announce your calls

Pogue’s Basics: Have your iPhone announce your calls

Things You Can Control

I need this as a print on my walls.

Thank you 84 Lumber

So much respect for Maggie Hardy Magerko, owner and president of 84 Lumber, a little-known Pennsylvania-based building material supplier, for buying 90 seconds of airtime on the Super Bowl and airing this spot. Very moving.

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100 Questions

3 sets of beautiful cards with questions designed to get a group of people into exceptionally entertaining and meaningful conversations. Love this.

Not Knowing

Truth.

The Confessions Game

With the help of a dice and some cards, the Confessions Game asks participants to answer a series of questions around career, sex, money, relationships, family, gently inviting everyone to share important bits of themselves. I want to play this.

Lazy: A Manifesto

An essay and excerpt from Tim Kreider’s “We Learn Nothing“.

(via my favorite newsletter)

Pancakes for Breakfast

Breakfast is ready. Photo by Alena Zhandarova.

Oil Tank House Boat

It’s a houseboat made out of oil tank. I am weirdly intrigued by this.

I am definitely gravitating towards the absurd these days in order to distract and cope with the madness here in the U.S.

Do Something!

This Tattly is a good reminder: The craziest thing we can do is nothing.

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Alphacrete, Concrete Neon Light

Concrete neon light. Love this.

Tramps

Chilling and absurd times. Tramps by Kate Pugsley

Piano. Push. Play

Piano. Push. Play. rescues pianos and puts them on the street for everybody to enjoy. I love everything about this!

MailShrimp

MailChimp likes all things weird. This time, they went all out: MailShrimp. So much love for this company. And, their service.

Toe, Petal, Cosmos

Qieer Wang created this piece based on Quantum Theory which describes that one object could exist at the same time in different parts of this world in any unexpected form.

Astronaut.io

Astronaut.io lets you watch random YouTube videos with almost no views.

(via Kottke)

Body Part Jewelry

Now that politics here in the U.S. has become entirely absurd, we might as well wear fingers and ears as jewelry.

Don’t Be A Bully, Loser

(via The Curious Brain)

Chickens In Sweaters

What better way to start out this Monday morning than with pictures of chickens in sweaters.

My Favorite Protest Sign

There were so (!) many good signs at the Women’s March yesterday, but this one, takes the cake. Way to go, little girl!

Confetti Handknit Mittens

These confetti handknit mittens are the best. Unfortunately no longer for sale. Have to re-learn how to knit, I guess…

(via artistic moods)

Women’s March + Tattly

I will be marching at the Women’s March in NYC tomorrow, proudly wearing our three custom Tattly that we did in partnership with the Women’s March on Washington. A team of volunteers will distribute them at the march in Washington, D.C. and New York City on Saturday, Jan 21st. More information on how you can get your hands on them here.

Big thanks to my Tattly team members Yng, Arianna, Hayden and Cristina for pulling this all off last minute.

Immense gratitude to our portrait sitters: Miss Info, Rana Batyske, Helene Begun, Lucien Zayan, David Loftis, Sharon McClendon, Sally Rumble, Calvin Harris, Sarah Megan Thomas, Paola Antonelli, Ken Leung, Lenore Diglio, Divya Gadangi, Catherine Morris, Tina Roth Eisenberg, Sara Raza, Cristina Gómez, Celine Semaan Vernon, Eugenie Tsai, Joanna Goddard, Hillary Frey, Khin Mai Aung, Lisa Cifuentes, and Estelle Bailey-Babenzien