Friday Link Pack

(Thank you Jen)

– 23 Signs You’ve Lived In New York City Too Long. #18 made me laugh out loud.

– What a beauty of a vintage vehicle: Messerschmitt KR200 Kabinenroller.

– (Vintage) Joys of Jell-O

Instant Table.

– What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains.

Computer Brush.

– “MOM upside down is WOW.

– 10 Golden Rules for Making the Perfect Cup of Tea (1941)

Guess where you are in the world.

Pleygo is a rental service that delivers LEGO sets to your door, providing unlimited playtime. LEGO party anyone?

– The People You Meet at McDonald’s

The Theoretical Minimum is a series of Stanford Continuing Studies courses taught by world renowned physicist Leonard Susskind.

– Looks delicious: Lemonade Jelly with Basil

_ Great ways to differentiate Helvetica from Arial.

– Video: Steven Levy interviews Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.

Recap of the absolutely fantastic 99U Conference that took place in NYC last week.

NYC Design Week Bike Map App.

– How to Build a Chic Cardboard Castle. Also, DIY Fold-Away Cardboard Box Playhouse.

– The upcoming NYC BigApps App Design Meetup at Foursquare has quite an impressive line up of speakers.

– My friends at Mule Design in SF are looking to hire a Visual Designer.

Most nights, Netflix accounts for one-third of all web traffic. (via)

– A seriously beautiful bike bell.

– Some interesting data about how protected bike lanes in NYC dramatically increased retail sales of local businesses. Read Kottke’s post.

– “Livatars”: Take a traditional headshot and make it subtly animated so the person in it appears alive.

3 Comments leave a comment below

  1. We’ve been doing “Livatars” for a couple of years now on our site!
    Though maybe not as subtle :)

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  3. Whoa! This blog looks exactly like my old one!

    It’s on a totally different topic but it has pretty much the same layout and design.
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