Scott Belsky: Don’t Let Your Genius Go Unnoticed on Vimeo (via Vimeo)
Red Sweater Blog – Only A Game
I believe that the best game players are those who acknowledge they might lose, but who really, really, really, really, really, really don’t want to. By acknowledging a risk of failure, you implicitly acknowledge: You are willing to accept the consequences of losing. The choices you make in playing the game affect the outcome. via red-sweater.com
The saddest Christmas ever
What family we could muster gathered in the front room on Christmas day for lunch. Every time I heard a car coming down the street, I looked out the window, hoping it was my brother, who I haven’t seen in over two years. There were a lot of cars that passed, but he wasn’t in any of them. I hope he’s happy, whatever he’s doing.
Seven Dirty Habits of Highly Effluent People --...
Never follow your passion, but by all means bring it with you. Beware of teamwork. Vomit proudly and whenever necessary. Be careful, but don’t be fooled—safety is never first. Think about what you are doing—never how. Ignore advice such as “Work smart, not hard.” It’s dangerous—and moronic. Consider quitting. via fastcompany.com
Top 10, 2009 Edition
1. The Dutchess And The Duke - SUNRISE/SUNSET 2. Visqueen - MESSAGE TO GARCIA 3. Black Joe Lewis & The HoneyBears - TELL ‘EM WHAT YOUR NAME IS! 4. Wussy - WUSSY 5. Chuck Prophet - ¡LET FREEDOM RING! 6. Morphine - AT YOUR SERVICE 7. Mike Gent - THE NAME OF THIS RECORD IS MIKE GENT 8. Grant-Lee Phillips - LITTLE MOON 9. The Tripwires - HOUSE TO HOUSE 10. The Sinkholes - LA CUBANITA
mrgan: Ok, stop whatever you’re doing. Yes, I know it’s the last weekend before Christmas; put down the CC. Listen: If you put your iPhone in a regular ziplock bag, you can still use it. As in, you can tap the screen all you want and it’ll respond just fine. I honestly had no idea that this worked - my mind is blown. This means I can use my iPhone when I walk in the rain. I can read recipes...
benchitations: Enough big pimpin’. Let’s bring back small, artisanal pimpin’.
Measuring Type : Matt Robinson →
via matthewrobinson.co.uk Ingenious method of demonstrating how typeface selection impacts ink consumption. Permalink | Leave a comment »
iPhone GPS navigation apps
Since getting an iPhone 3GS a couple weeks ago, I’ve been trying to reduce the number of things in my car, starting with the Garmin nuvi, which I’ve never been thrilled with. Google Maps is fine if I’m going somewhere familiar (most of central and southern Indiana, St. Louis and points in between), but I wanted another option for turn-by-turn directions. Before taking the...
Amazon author description of the day →
Julie Jackson is the creator of Kitty Wigs and kittywigs.com, the online shop for discerning cat owners around the world. She shares an office with her Siamese cat, Boone, in Dallas, Texas.
Fix yourself a drink and enjoy Maria Bamford’s One-Hour Homemade Christmas Special. If you don’t like her, you must be an asshole.