We were talking about the Chronicles of Narnia
My mom: I've never read it, I don't think.
Me: You should, it's about Jesus and stuff.
Mom: Oh yeah! The guy in the closet!
Communication fasting is the new detoxing, and there are simple reasons for the...– Internet detox promotes the myth of web toxicity | Laurie Penny | Comment is free | The Guardian
Much of what ails our modern life is exactly because we reduce the value of a...– Social Media’s Small, Positive Role in Human Relationships - Zeynep Tufekci - The Atlantic
Design translates values into tangible experiences. Anthropology helps you...– Dori Tunstall
Workaholics are driven by fear, and I have not found myself in a position where...– Brand Thinking: Seth Godin, Malcolm Gladwell, Dan Pink, and Other Mavens on How and Why We Define Ourselves Through Stuff | Brain Pickings
We almost always used “things” as a way to identify ourselves and to identify...– Brand Thinking: Seth Godin, Malcolm Gladwell, Dan Pink, and Other Mavens on How and Why We Define Ourselves Through Stuff | Brain Pickings
Movies are made out of darkness as well as light; it is the surpassingly brief...– Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost
10 Ideas Driving The Future Of Social... →
We treat desire as a problem to be solved, address what desire is for and focus...– Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost
Not to find one’s way in a city may well be uninteresting and banal. It requires...– Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost
Virgo: This week is a good week for clarity, a good week for reflection, a good...– the Rumblr These are my very favorite “horoscopes”
Tylenol Found To Reduce Anxiety Over 'Existential... →
ecantwell: Members of the Tylenol groups reported feeling less upset following conversations about death and other existential topics. “Nobody has shown this before, and we are surprised that the effect emerged so robustly,” said lead researcher Daniel Randles, “that a drug meant primarily to alleviate headaches also prevents people from being bothered all that much by thinking about death....
But the 8-hour workday is too profitable for big business, not because of the...– Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed (via beccap) All too relevant to how I feel about my life at this moment, and why I’m planning countervailing action to make my life into something I want to experience rather than be distracted from all the time. (via absurdlakefront) Oh. (via...
What really matters is what you like, not what you are like. Books, records,...– Delete This When You’re Done: Snapchat and the Power of Deletion : The New Yorker
If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you...– Anaïs Nin (via graceandcompany)
It’s very easy for a member of an empowered majority to just take things...– A White Boy’s Observations of Sexism and the Adria Richards Fiasco | Good Math, Bad Math
The main rule of writing is that if you do it with enough assurance and...– Neil Gaiman
Or I’m outraged because I was twelve the first time I was called a cunt and I...– How A Wound Heals - The Rumpus.net
I was a little excited but mostly blorft. “Blorft” is an adjective I...– Tina Fey
(Warning, there’s a chance this is a little tl;dr so if you’re skimming I want to say this: My classmate Mini and I are teaching Graphic Design foundational SkillShare classes this weekend and next, so if you’re in the New York area you should come hang out and play with type and color! Color Foundations are this weekend and Type next, it’s going to be very hands on and...