How to put on a duvet cover

Now, this was useful. But I doubt it will work with a thick down comforter like I have. I’ll give the burrito method a try though!

Auto Elasticy

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Artist Chris Labrooy playfully positioned colorful Porsche cars into surreal situations and scenarios. The pool one, above, made me laugh.

Listen

“When people talk, listen completely. Don’t be thinking what you’re going to say. Most people never listen. Nor do they observe. You should be able to go into a room and when you come out, know everything that you saw there and not only that. If that room gave you any feeling you should know exactly what it was that gave you that feeling. Try that for practice.”

– Ernest Hemingway

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Paul Klee’s Personal Notebooks

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Wow! 3,900 pages of Paul Klee’s personal notebooks are now online, presenting his Bauhaus Teachings (1921-1931).

Don’t say that word!

This made me cry-laugh just now.

Today

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Loving the TODAY Daily Calendar by Matthew Hoffman.

Tolerations

“One of the things I focus on most when trying to reduce the anxiety in my own home is something called tolerations. Tolerations are things that need attention: shoes that need to be resoled, a drawer handle that is coming loose, a pile of bills that needs to be paid.”

Ways to reduce anxiety in your home through design, by Ingrid Fetell Lee

Gratitude

Are you a giver or a taker?

Always coming back to this TED Talk by Adam Grant based on his book Give and Take.

Who Thinks I Should Fly The Plane?

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New York Cartoon nailed it.

I Feel Great

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Currently wearing this Adam J. Kurtz Tattly. 2017 is going to be GREAT!

Online Knitting Reference Library

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This Online Knitting Reference Library post over on Open culture made me laugh. Go and Download 300 Knitting Books Published From 1849 to 2012!

Teenager Tribe Memberships

“I can’t overstate the significance of a teenager’s tribe membership,” Damour writes. “Teenagers aren’t just looking to make friends, they are replacing the family they have withdrawn from (or at least might barely acknowledge in public) with a tribe they can feel proud to call their own.”

There is a psychological term for that thing mean girls do to each other, by Jenny Anderson

Thrive

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”

– Maya Angelou

Sennheiser X FREITAG

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Wow! Sennheiser and FREITAG collaboration: Headphones individualized with a piece of recycled truck tarp in a rugged FREITAG case. Love this!

Wonky Grid Duvet Cover

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Uh oh! Loving these wonky grid duvet covers!

CDR Original Drawings

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Love these simple original drawings by Christopher David Ryan.

Pocket-Sized Duct Tape

Now you can finally carry Duct tape easily with you wherever you go: Pocket-friendly Duct Tape. It’s the little things, people!

Freezing soap bubbles

This is stunning.

Embroidered Portraits

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Stunning embroidered portraits by artist Cayce Zavaglia.

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Friday Link Pack

Not entirely sure why but for some reason Dinner for One is something we watched every New Years Eve growing up in Switzerland.

– After years of intensive analysis, Google discovers the key to good teamwork is being nice. Doh!

Amazon and Goodwill team up to use empty shipping boxes! Smart!

One Shot is a new kind of online gallery. For each edition, they commission a world-class photographer to shoot a single roll of film and then sell prints of the exclusive shots. The twist is that each One Shot photo is printed in an edition of one and sold sight unseen—meaning that buyers won’t know what their 1/1 shots look like until after they’ve received them in the mail. LOVE THIS!

This world map reveals what each country does best. (via CreativeMornings Newsletter)

– Sleep right under the Northern Lights in this futuristic glass igloo.

– Oh, the possibilities: The first ever mass production kinetic display.

– Loving this Oak tray.

– Wow. This is a beautiful print wall calendar/planner.

– How did I not know about Honey?

Florist quietly adorns weathered public statues with elaborate flower bouquets. So good.

bionicTOYS are flexible building bricks for new LEGO® play

99 Reasons 2016 Was a Good Year

– MailChimp demystifies that ominous three letter word: SEO.

11 Netflix Picks You Can Watch With the Whole Family

Books on being better. I hope this site will keep growing.

– Presenting the most stunning space photos of 2016

– Any parent with a super picky eater will appreciate the adorable idea behind Milton.

– A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

– What can you or I do about Trump? Here’s 5 things each of us should do this week.

– These simple tricks can help you avoid binge eating without relying on your willpower

– Oh, this Fibonacci clock is cool.

– We will CONQUER 2017. Won’t we?

How Stamps Get Designed

Learn what goes into designing a stamp for the U.S. Postal Service. (But wait, that FOREVER stamp, wasn’t that designed by Jessica Hische? Doesn’t it sound like he’s taking credit for it in this video?)

2017?