Tag Archives: cool

Friday Fun Link – 7 Top Kickstarter Projects Now Available on Amazon

Some really interesting, cool stuff here.

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

A few years back, I did a post about Reddit’s /r/mapporn sub-Reddit. Now someone has compiled some of the best maps from that sub-Reddit that will blow your mind in one way or another.

100 Years of Style

Here’s another of those popular “Take yourself through time” videos – this one focused on fashion as much as music or dance or whatever…

Friday Fun Link – The World’s Most Contagious MythConceptions

These are 52 wildly held beliefs that also happen to be completely wrong. How many did you think were true?  (I’ll admit that I thought about a dozen of these were true – I’m just not going to admit which ones!)

We Live On An Amazing Planet

Yes, we do.

The Next Five Years of Superhero Movies

This infographic excites me greatly…

Friday Fun Link – Do Not Touch

This site is pretty cool – a band created a crowdsourced music video comprised of people who visited their site following the instructions on screen.  Try it yourself!

Percentage of US Workers Who Are Male/Female By Occupation

Ranging anywhere from kindergarten teacher (97.7% female) to boilermakers (99.8% male), this chart has lots of information that probably confirms what you already know but also provides an interesting overview of gender roles in the workplace. Librarians come in at 18% male/82% female right between “social worker” and “general office clerk” whereas for Shea (and my […]

“I thought that music mattered. But does it bollocks? Not compared to how people matter.”

Here’s a great scene from the highly underrated British movie, “Brassed Off” which I re-watched this afternoon. (Bonus points for this speech also providing a sample for the song “Tubthumping” by anarcho-punk collective, Chumbawamba) This band behind me’ll tell you that that trophy means more to me than owt else in the whole world. But […]

Friday Fun Link – How Would Steve Jobs Sell You A Pen?

“Sell me this pen.” An old business school cliche, recently brought to attention again in the movie, “The Wolf of Wall Street” gets a fictional Steve Jobs spin.