Distance Disco

Distance Disco is a digital matchmaking dance party: find the person dancing to your song! I love this so much!

What We See When We Read

Love this animated trailer for Peter Mendelsund’s best selling book “What We See When We Read“, illustrated by Brian Rea.

Dog and Dolphin Playing Together

My heart needed this.

(I am morphing into a dog lover, aren’t I? Or maybe I need a dolphin.)

Obama Speaking Out Against Call-Out Culture

“‘The way of me making change is to be as judgmental as possible about other people‘ — that’s not activism. That’s not bringing about change. If all you’re doing is casting stones, you’re probably not going to get that far.”

“Dadvice”

As someone who was raised by a super nerdy computer dad, I appreciate this YouTube channel: Dad, how do I? A dad teaching things like how to unclog a bathtub, hang a shelf, change a tire etc.

The Need for A Cry

The School of Life is making a case for a good cry.

OK Go | All Together Now

What a moving letter that came with this new OK Go song. Read it here.

Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time, No. 2

This art installation looks delightful.

Hermann Hesse’s 100-Year-Old Love Letter to Trees

Wander: Natascha McElhone Reads Hermann Hesse’s 100-Year-Old Love Letter to Trees in a Virtual Mental Health Walk Through Kew Gardens

The Evolution of Dance

My daughter (14) and I enjoyed watching this evolution of dance.

Until There Was Nothing

Until There Was Nothing

…or “How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Black Hole”

Someday this will pass and there will be nothing left. The inevitable spaghettification of it all. That’s not something to fear “because we come from nothing” as Alan Watts puts it… and from nothing comes something new! By Paul Trillo

What Do You Love Me For?

DIY Smartphone Stand From and Egg Box

Paul Priestman teaches us how to make a DIY smartphone stand from an egg box for video calls.

Color Is A Beautiful Thing

(via The Curious Brain)

Singularity

(via Maria)

Stimulus [ ] Response

(via Chris)

5-in -1 Tool

I am not particularly handy but wish I was. So, I started following Youtube channels run by carpenters. Let me tell you, I am discovering a whole new world. I am enjoying videos like the one above by the Honest Carpenter. File this under ‘the things you discover during a pandemic”.

A Message of Hope From Neil Gaiman

The Future Collective

(Via)

This Warmed My Heart

Family creates a home grocery store so 87 year old grandmother with Alzheimer’s can stick to her routine. This put a smile on my face.

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

As part of the One World: Together at Home fundraiser members of the Rolling Stones, each in their own home, got together via video to perform You Can’t Always Get What You Want.

My favorite part of all this is that we get glimpses into people’s homes.

Movie: Meetings With Remarkable Men

MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE MEN, a film by Jerry Hyde & Mai Hua from mai hua on Vimeo.

Meetings with Remarkable Men” is a deeply moving documentary about the role of men in our society. The director Mai Hua made it public, available for anyone to watch, for a few days. It’s an hour well spent. If it resonates, please consider donating a small token of appreciation.

Explore Switzerland

I know what I am watching tonight on my projector. Thank you Jude.

Philip, The Last Sweet Potato

Philip, the Last Sweet Potato: A Non-Binary Quarantine Love Story from Beloved Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Sophie Blackall