Meet with 5Rights, meet with Haven, post office, and train to Long Island. That’s enough for today.
Obama Observed, Part Four →
Thanks and have fun running the country. Kids’ letters to the president. Adorable. Bonus: More poetry.
Images, Color Theory, and... →
Web design is 95% typography.
Making Websites Better →
Gorilla usability testing. An extensive review of Silverback, a new way for designers and developers to test their interface designs.
Wrestling With Life →
NPR: Darren Aronofsky talks about The Wrestler which is a challenging, inspiring, and ultimately uplifting film. Very insightful interview. (via syd)
Your Dashboard On Anything →
Perspctv. Enter any topics to compare, analyze, and monitor. For example: Beijing, Brazil, Brooklyn, Budapest. Fascinating.
NYT: The first year in New York. “That was when I realized I was getting in sync with the city.”
Hands. So cold. Clearly I inheirited poor circulation from my mom (warm heart, cold hands).
New videos up about the stars of Wednesday’s concert… a little red accordion and a crazy cool freedom boot. http://tinyurl.com/groanbox
Jabba the Aristocrat →
Star Wars, the baroque version. Timeless sophisticates, all. Mattias has some hilarious illustrations throughout his site. (via snavely)
Life Is Short →
NYT: One year to live for the Furcifer labordi chameleon of Madagascar. Chris and I worked together on a textbook article about his research.
Sitting in on Metropolis Ensemble’s rehearsal. Get tickets now… this is gonna be amazing! http://tinyurl.com/groanbox
For someone who loves maps and 3D animation, Google Earth is a lethal choose your own adventure time suck.
A Good Screen: O Say Can You See →
The Star-Spangled Banner has a new home in the Smithsonian, and you can share your story on a giant digital mosaic.
The Personality of the City →
NYT: Streetscapes. I love this series.
Groms Grow Up In Panama →
Video: Tom Curren at CS Prep School. Learning how to love one another through surfing. Filmed by my buddy Nic.
Doesn’t matter how many times I’ve seen it, anytime Dispatch:Zimbabwe comes on MTV Palladia, I can’t stop smiling.
Just Live →
Don’t fret over capturing the event. Just be there, present, and in the moment.
Hark Upon The Web →
Flickr: College of William and Mary Special Collections. Where you can find vintage beanies, college quilts, old mascots, and statues of dead guys.
Building the Electranet →
GOOD: smart energy grid 101. How to upgrade last century’s infrastructure for this century’s needs. Bonus: greening the ghetto.
Now On Rotation →
Site update: new promo touts on Refresh with featured posts, music videos, and other goodies from the archives.