Issue No. 8: Prussian blue, doppelgängers, Tony Hawk and more...

I hope you're all doing well. Here's a new list for you! 

Worth reading:

  1. We by Yevgeny Zamyatin. A dystopian novel about a totalitarian police state. Completed in 1921 by the Russian author that directly inspired both Orwell and Huxley. 
  2. A Cab Driver Captures 30 Years of New York After Dark
  3. The Scouts rebrand aims to reflect a “more relevant image of Scouting”
  4. Weird and Wonderful Gas Stations from around the World
  5. Prussian blue and its partner in crime
  6. We Asked People How They Feel About Facebook. Here’s What They Said. Despite the (not so surprising) recent news only 17% of people made changes to their account.
  7. Haven’t we met before? On doppelgängers and perception. 
  8. Astell & Kern’s new hi-fi audio player has the strangest bezels on the planet
  9. The Minimalist Monochrome Smartphone by Blloc

Worth listening to:

  1. Scott Hutchison - The Modern Leper. It's incredibly sad to think he's no longer with us. If you're not familiar with Frightened Rabbit do check them out.
  2. The National - The KKK Took My Baby Away (Ramones cover) 
  3. Chris Farren - I Drew You Once In Art Class

Worth watching:

  1. Quit social media - Dr. Cal Newport at TED 
  2. Why Stradivarius violins are worth millions 
  3. Tony Hawk: 50 tricks at Age 50
  4. The Origins of the Iconic "Keep Calm and Carry On" Poster
  5. Jordan Peterson on The Wright Stuff

Worth seeing:

  1. Walhalla monument, Regensburg. Ordered by Bavarian King Ludwig I this monument is located in Bavaria by the Danube and pays tribute to various historic German people.

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