Le Corsaire Mobile

A Calder inspired mobile. Made me look.

Friday Link Pack

Michael Ventura spoke at CreativeMornings/NYC on how we have savant-like talents residing in us and we don’t take enough changes to find out.

– Super cool: NASA Apollo Saturn V Lego set

– You can now search for jobs on Google. Wow.

Send this 9 year old a birthday Tweet. I just did. He is being bullied. Let’s shower him with love.

– I could use this at the office: Tip-Proof drinkware.

These photographs are stunning.

Chill desk looks super versatile.

Instagram tests favorites, a major rethinking of private sharing (via)

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?

Neuroscience Tells Us How to Hack Our Brains for Success

– KILD architects have designed a wildlife crossing that will help animals pass over a busy highway near Seoul in South Korea. Beautiful.

The 25 most influential people on the internet, according to TIME Magazine.

– Every citizen of the U.S.A should know about advocate.io.

Go Pro now offers a drone. This is the first time I’d consider getting one.

It’s a Llama. It’s a doorstop. It made me laugh.

Wealthsimple is beautifully designed and seems incredibly thoughtful.

Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them

– Live in NYC? La Marina is magical. We are having our next CreativeMornings there and I CAN NOT WAIT!

– Do you ever wonder if you’re normal? This can help.

– My friend raved about Chime, an app to find a babysitter. Looks really good.

– Hey New Yorkers with interest in Swiss culture: Alain Tanner movies are coming to Metrograph in NYC.

How to Live With Critics (Whether You’re an Artist or the President)

– Lovely: A DIY Japanese kite kit that comes in its own reusable cardboard briefcase.

Philographics is a visual dictionary of philosophy explaining big ideas in simple shapes.

– How did I not know about 1stdibs.com?

– It’s 4th of July weekend. Put a burger on the grill and a Rosemary Tattly on you.

circumstances

where
you are.
is not
who
you are.
– circumstances

(via)

Making the New York Times

In September 1942, Office of War Information photographer Marjory Collins paid a visit to the offices of the New York Times, located at the iconic One Times Square and an annex on 43rd Street. Click through to see them all. Beautiful!

Nobody Owns Me

Monstera Leaf Area Rug

This Monstera Leaf Area Rug would look good in my bedroom.

The School of Life: Sex

From the School of Life Product Book Description:

“Despite a veneer of openness, sex remains an extraordinarily complicated business, hard to discuss and surrounded by shame and unspoken desires.This book provides a relief from the loneliness and confusion, explaining how sex truly operates and what it aims at. The book demonstrates that, far from thinking about sex too much, we haven’t begun to think about it as deeply as we should.”

There are so many more The School of Life books that I’d love to read.

Balloon Animals

These Balloon Animals are nothing short of breathtaking.

The Internet, So Glorious

This Article

“I don’t know how to explain to someone why they should care about other people.”

I just kept nodding my head in agreement while reading this article by Kayla Chadwick.

House Powerstation

This House Power Station Cable Holder made me chuckle.

How Table Tennis Balls Are Made

(via The Kid Should See This)

The Chromatic Typewriter

A typewriter that writes with paint. My heart!

(Thank you Cathy)

Skyline Chess

Skyline Chess brings the iconic architecture of New York City to your chess board. Made me smile.

Panobook: A Notebook for Your Desk

Panobook Kickstarter Video from Studio Neat on Vimeo.

A panoramic notebook for your desk? And eventually, your shelf? Panobook looks fantastic!

Tomorrow

There is always tomorrow.

Friday Link Pack (late on Sunday)

You Are Not What You Earn, by Alain de Botton

Sweden’s gender-neutral preschools produce kids who are more likely to succeed

– For the pizza lover: Fluffy Pizza Pillow.

Language alters our experience of time (via)

Twist is a communication app for teams.

Tips for learning a foreign language.

Emoji in architecture.

How To Build an Igloo

– Here’s a framework to help you build meaningful communities.

– This weighted eye pillow made me laugh.

Write a letter of resignation, but don’t deliver it.

– This made me smile: UX of Parenting

Nine minutes of video filmed in New York City in 1911

Why you will marry the wrong person.

– “Executive and team portraits for startups can to be a bit of a drag. From the boring “Hey! It’s me in front of a wall!” shots to the corny “Look at us! We’re so fun!” kind.” Staff Portraits For Startups, by Wesley Verhoeve

– “Good lord, evolution, what is that?”

– No matter what kind of stuff you tell the world, or tell yourself, your actions reveal your real values.

– Interesting read: The funny thing about wanting something badly, by David G. Jensen (via)

– Kids off to summer camp? Send them some Tattly Camp Bundles!

Discipline

“The discipline involved in finishing a piece of creative work is something on which you can truly pride yourself.”
– J.K. Rowling

(via)

A Thought

Current Status

Kind Words

“One kind word can warm three winter months.”
– Japanese Proverb

(via)

What Do You Want?

Face the hard questions and put them on your wall!

This would look good in our co-working space.

Wood + Rope Tree Swing

My kids look at this simple tree swing and see happiness.

How do you draw a circle?

Analysis suggests that the way you draw a simple circle is linked to geography and cultural upbringing, deep-rooted in hundreds of years of written language, and significant in developmental psychology and trends in education today. Fascinating article!

(thanks Christine)