Compiled by Marie BoranLife in Five Seconds
Brainpickings.orgis a great gatherer of “interestingness” from around the web. This blog post includes lots of minimalist eye candy from Life in Five Seconds, a beautiful book from graphic design agency H-57 that condenses more than 200 stories, tales and movie plots into one poster. The Matrix is repackaged as a flow diagram with two paths leading from a blue pill or red pill. The ultimate hipster coffee table book ( iti.ms/11764Kt).
Nope, this has nothing to do with that Sarah Michelle Gellar horror movie. It’s an app for those who have gone beyond carrying a chip on their shoulder and have moved on to the full sack of spuds. And it’s tiring trying to remember all of your enemies and petty slights, right? This is a fun little app from developer John Kennedy (of Pocket Universe fame) that allows you to list and tag grudges for severity and duration. Fun!
A Pep Talk from Kid President to You
Kid President had become quite the online celebrity. Who doesn’t love a cute little child spouting sensible homespun wisdom? This video is a call to everyone to stop being boring and do something with their lives. It’s inspirational but clever: “Don’t stop believing. . . unless your dream is stupid.” On the face of it this is simply a child actor being fed lines by a group of scriptwriters who know that we eat this stuff up. I don’t care, it’s still clever. “If Michael Jordan quit he’d never have made Space Jam. What will be your Space Jam?