Joshua Foer demonstrates a visual technique for being able to easily memorize and recall large amounts of information such as the first 100 digits of Pi.
Quartz asked 40 leaders in art, business, fashion, science and social justice the question: What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? (Really well done with the exception of the giant Rolex Ads in between)
What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? Mine was a print by an artist I love.
While I don’t think it’s all that practical, this magazine rack sure has some serious sculptural qualities.
Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about the ways in which logic and creativity enhance one another.
How would you react if someone told you that you’re beautiful? Shea Glover, a highschool student from Chicago, conducted a social experiment to find out.
Last Friday team Tattly launched a collaboration with Sesame Street! (Yes, my head is nearly exploding!)
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What a curious looking tape dispenser this is. I love it when objects are intriguingly weird in their form.
“I think that we can’t go around measuring our goodness by what we don’t do—by what we deny ourselves, what we resist, and who we exclude. I think we’ve got to measure goodness by what we embrace, what we create, and who we include.”
– Robert Nelson Jacobs
This is a page out of The Thanksgiving Reader, a new side project by Seth Godin and a few of his colleagues. It’s a bonafide Thanksgiving Family Tradition Experiment. And I like it. Check it out here.
The Hummingbird is the lightest folding bike on the market. It weights a mere 6.5kg (~14 lb). Totally wishlisted!
Curtis James’ beautiful Beyond Work project is driven by a simple purpose, to unearth the working loves of people who’s jobs are often invisible, and for the stories that come out to inspires all to make the world of work respectful, humane and kind place that rewards people with more than money.
So. Much. YES!
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Why do we get goose bumps explanation video produce by Ryan Kellman and Adam Cole.
With Halloween just around the corner, this Guide to Candy Trading made me laugh out loud.