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

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– 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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Ampersand Trivet

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Type nerds unite: The Ampersand Trivet is here.

Passweird

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Passweird generates weird passwords for you. Nothing else. So good!

(via Chris)

Red Fox

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This Red Fox print by Michael O’Neal would will look so good in my home.

Composition in Cinematic Storytelling

This video by Lewis Bond beautifully illustrates The Importance of Composition in Cinematic Storytelling.

Erase The List

A great short taken out of Anthony Casalena’s CreativeMornings talk on Minimalism. Watch the full talk here.

Truebill

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Truebill helps you find and track your paid subscriptions, fees, and other charges and cancel unwanted payments. Definitely giving this a try.

(via Amrit)

Cookie Puzzle

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This snowflake cookie cutter seems like a very efficient way to go about cookie making…

Can I Pick Your Brain?

1. Picking someone’s brain sounds like an entirely one-sided appeal.
2. There’s no such thing as a 15 minute call, or coffee, or meeting with someone you don’t really know.
3. Offer to come to them.

A few words of advice to brain pickers, by Jason Fried

Important

“Nothing important comes with instructions.”
James Richardson

Missions for your little one

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The folks behind Red Paper Plane believe that “Missions” are a whole new way to learn and play for little ones. They created mission based design challenges for the whole family, based on a creative process – 20 minutes per day for several days. This is fantastic! Especially for snowy winter weekends!

I’ll totally try the Spaceship Mission with Tilo (5) this weekend.

Melancholia Clock

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This minimal beauty of a wall clock is called Melancholia and the designers added a seriously poetic product description:

Like the film Melancholia, my clock also consists of two parts. The minute hand is called ‘Justine’, and she deals with her melancholic sister – the hour hand ‘Claire’. And just as Lars von Trier’s planet, Melancholia, devours the Earth, my minute hand will devour the hour hand twice a day. Twice a day the minute and hour hands are at the top together. But slowly, melancholia descends between them like a curtain she has set in motion. It looks like the “sisters” truly suffer from doubts. Twice a day you see them meet and talk about their experiences of being alone. They have different tempos. But they have been two, and, for a brief moment they become one. Alone in the Universe. It’s a scary and sobering thought. As when you see pictures from outer space, you shiver with the sense that we’re awfully alone.

Icon Diary

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Rachel Berger created Icon Diary, a collection of daily memories, each captured in writing and in a simple animated illustration. Beautiful.