BETH on Vimeo →
The Money Shot →
The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. via Pocket
The One-Person Product – Marco.org →
Very cool inside story from Tumblr’s first employee.
YouTube reveals users now upload more than 100... →
Just think about that for a minute. 100 Hours of video uploaded every single minute.
Humans of New York →
Eliel Santos fishes for cash, valuable objects... →
As someone who once dropped keys down a sewer grate at 3am and had to try to fish them out, I appreciate this guy’s skills.
What is the worst thing you've ever done at work?... →
Grad Student Who Shook Global Austerity Movement :... →
Most Ph.D. students spend their days reading esoteric books and stressing out about the tenure-track job market. Thomas Herndon, a 28-year-old economics grad student at UMass Amherst, just used part of his spring semester to shake the intellectual foundation of the global austerity movement. via Pocket
The Body in Room 348 →
The corpse at the Eleganté Hotel stymied the Beaumont, Texas, police. They could find no motive for the killing of popular oil-and-gas man Greg Fleniken—and no explanation for how he had received his strange internal injuries. via Pocket
Give them an inch and they take $773,074,040
unwieldy: In early 2012, Southwest Airlines began reducing seat pitch—better known as legroom—in their 737s by a single inch, from 32” to 31”. This allowed them to add an additional six seats per flight. Southwest runs, on average, 94,350 flights per month at an average price of just $141.72 per seat. These flights, according to the airline, are generally 80% full. That means, every...
32 Photos That Will Make Your Stomach Drop →
Sagmeister & Walsh. →
This is so cool. Apparently this site has been around for a while, but I just discovered it the other day while looking for some design inspiration to redesign my own site. At first glance you might not get it, but look again. The main page is a live webcam feed of the company’s office. The links in the center of the page are actually giant stickers placed on the floor. The people...
A 75-Year Harvard Study Finds What It Takes To... →
In June 2009, The Atlantic published a cover story on the Grant Study, one of the longest-running longitudinal studies of human development. via Pocket
I Don't Want Your Fucking App →
These Award-Winning Vines Are Everything a Six... →
GeoGuessr Game - Let's explore the world! →
My high score is about 7100, can you beat it?
A Breakdown of Color in Film Stills - Imgur →
Meet Mr. Money Mustache, the man who retired at 30 →
To hundreds of thousands of devotees, he is Mister Money Mustache. And he is here to tell you that early retirement doesn’t only happen to Powerball winners and those who luck into a big inheritance. He and his wife retired from middle-income jobs before they had their son. via Pocket
Who Says New York Is Not Affordable? →
One of the first things you learn when living in New York is that what qualifies as wealthy somewhere else seems barely middle-class here. On the Upper West Side, where I live, it’s hard not to feel as if Manhattan is impossibly expensive for young professionals. via Pocket
What Is It Exactly That Makes Big Cities Vote... →
Sam Tanenhaus’s recent cover story in the The New Republic provides fascinating — and ironic — historical perspective. Back in 1968, when Kevin Phillips was formulating the infamous “Southern strategy” that secured Nixon the White House, he was willing to dispense with big city votes altogether. via Pocket
Iconic Movie Posters Recreated With Their Original... →
The new $100 bill →
5 Ways You Know You're Watching a Spielberg Movie... →
Bill Clinton tried to broker Led Zeppelin reunion →