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October 7, 2016 · want · to-dos

September 21, 2016

Octopus Kingdom

A digital painting by Nicolas Ney.

September 20, 2016 · art · octopuses

Silicon Valley’s Secrets Are Hiding in Marc Andreessen’s Library

Check out how you can focus in on the shelves.

September 20, 2016 · books · ui


Buildings that used to be churches. /via things magazine

September 20, 2016 · architecture Redesigns

Jason Kottke launched a redesign of his blog. Muy bueno! FWIW, 2005 is my favorite

Also in venerable sites redesigning, The Morning News launched a new look. /via kottke, of course.

September 13, 2016 · blogging · design

Om Malik on Recode Media

Om talks to Peter Kafka about how he started with blogging, his heart attack, the shut down of Gigaom, and more. It was interesting to hear from one of the founding father’s of blogging.

Aside, Om’s latest post on a nicer internet is a good read. It made me go back and delete a mean” Tweet about my favorite football team’s last game.

September 13, 2016 · blogging · being nice

Haunted apartments go for cheap in China founder Asif Ghafoor is making his business boom from the Chinese fear of living in these ghost apartments, called hung jaak in Cantonese.

September 11, 2016 · remainders · ghosts

If ice cream is available. I would eat that 24-7. I also like a beer or two each night.”

Karl Meltzer on the food he eats while running the Appalachian Trail

September 9, 2016 · food · running

Fidget Cube

A weird little toy for your ADD fingers.

September 9, 2016 · toys · want

Twists, Slugs and Roscoes: A Glossary of Hardboiled Slang

Pulp fiction words. Example: Harlem sunset: Some sort fatal injury caused by knife

September 2, 2016 · words · books · gangsters

Paul Kaptein

Kaptein makes sculptures from wood. Example:

EVERY BREATH, A DYING STAR 2014 laminated hand carved wood, graphite

August 30, 2016 · art · wood

August 29, 2016

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August 26, 2016

These Mysterious Symbols Have Been in 19 Video Games and No One Knows Why

As it became clear that a larger metagame was taking shape, fans congregated at places like Game Detectives, a subreddit that’s become famous for decoding such puzzles. Through careful experimentation and data mining (a process through which players examine a game’s code), diehards have discovered 19 sigils. The most recent one was found in You Have to Win the Game, a retro platformer released back in 2012. The sigil was presumably added through a patch at some point, but no one’s quite sure, really.

Here are the collected sigils:

I love when stuff like this bubbles up from the depths of the internet.

August 26, 2016 · video games · mysteries

DJ Shadow feat. Run The Jewels - Nobody Speak

I agree with Kottke, this video is awesome. I like Killer Mike and El-P’s cameos.”

August 26, 2016 · Music · Videos

UX Bear

Have a conversation about user experience with an intelligent polar bear.

August 25, 2016 · UX · AI

Every Joke from Airplane!’ Ranked

  1. Captain Oveur: Joey, have you ever been in a… in a Turkish Prison?”
August 25, 2016 · funny · movies

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August 15, 2016


You don’t have to know anything about farming to enjoy the demo animated gif/video on FarmBot’s home page.

/via Christopher Butler’s recent tabs

August 12, 2016 · farming · robots

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