Hipsterification – “On the streets of Franklin and Nashville and almost every town throughout America now, hipsters scuttle by on scooters, zip around in Zipcars or Smart cars, roll by on fixed-gear bikes or walk about in snazzy high-top sneakers and longboard shorts. They snap Instagram photos of each other — in black skinny jeans and T-shirts with funky epigrams…”
$5 DVD Sale – Desiring God is having a $5 DVD sale. So I guess it’s a good time to stock up for Christmas.
The Internet Kills Productivity – “The Internet is the world’s greatest productivity tool, but also the world’s greatest time suck. Even email, which has put all executives on communication hyper mode since the BlackBerry, wastes a lot of time…” This article gives 3 simple tips that will help.
Identical Snowflakes – Here is a fascinating scientific explanation as to why no 2 snowflakes are the same. “Now, it’s not a law of nature that no two snowflakes could be truly identical. So, on a very technical level, it’s possible for two snowflakes to be identical. And it’s entirely possible that two snowflakes have been visibly indistinguishable. But probability dictates that this is incredibly unlikely. “
Inferno – This book review is so well written it just makes me want to read the book. Or at least buy it and leave it sitting on my bookshelf.
24 Hours in Photos – This is amazing (and you’ll need to click and look at the photos): “This installation by Erik Kessels is on show as part of an exhibition at Foam in Amsterdam that looks at the future of photography. It features print-outs of all the images uploaded to Flickr in a 24-hour period…”
Brave – The trailer for Pixar’s next film.
Praying without faith is like shooting without a bullet; it makes a noise but does no execution.—Francis Burkitt