Archive for July, 2018

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Deadwood Movie Is Happening This Fall Says Actress Robin Weigert - MovieWeb

Star Robin Weigert adds that she thinks there's a 90% chance the long-awaited Deadwood movie is going into production this year.

https://movieweb.com/deadwood-movie-production-fall-2018/

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The Absolute Denial of

Source: Emojipedia. Today emoji are used by 92% of the world’s online population. The diminutive images have inspired a holiday and a $50 million animated...

https://openspace.sfmoma.org/2018/07/the-absolute-denial-of-%F0%9F%92%A9/

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There Is No Right Decision

I sometimes get bogged down on major purchases, for months even. If I don’t find a printer or pair of runners that feels like the right one (for me at least) I usually retreat to go gather more information. I look […]

https://www.raptitude.com/2018/07/right-decision/

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Make the first offer

In business negotiations, it's often advantageous to make the first offer. It helps you pay less per deal and convince more parties to sell.

https://www.julian.com/blog/make-the-first-offer

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Choices

A lightweight, configurable select box/text input plugin. Similar to Select2 and Selectize but without the jQuery dependency.

https://joshuajohnson.co.uk/Choices/

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Attack on the pentagon results in discovery of new mathematical tile | Science | The Guardian

Joy as mathematicians discover a new type of pentagon that can cover the plane leaving no gaps and with no overlaps. It becomes only the 15th type of pentagon known that can do this, and the first discovered in 30 years

https://www.theguardian.com/science/alexs-adventures-in-numberland/2015/aug/10/attack-on-the-pentagon-results-in-discovery-of-new-mathematical-tile

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The open-plan office is a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad idea

Not because there aren’t people who actually enjoy working in an open office, there are. Quite a few, actually. But they’re in the distinct minority. The vast majority of people either dislike the…

https://m.signalvnoise.com/the-open-plan-office-is-a-terrible-horrible-no-good-very-bad-idea-42bd9cd294e3?source=rss----668e14b18fb1---4

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8 t-shirt design trends so far in 2018 | Real Thread Blog

1. Monochrome color palettesOne trend we’ve noticed so far this year is a rise in designs using a monochromatic color palette.Monochromatic colors all share the

https://www.realthread.com/blog/8-tshirt-design-trends-so-far-in2018-2018-06-29

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Adactio: Journal—Links, tags, and feeds

You can filter my ramblings by subscribing to specific tags.

https://adactio.com/journal/14120

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Adactio: Journal—Twitter and Instagram progressive web apps

You have nothing to lose but two oversized native apps on your home screen.

https://adactio.com/journal/14112

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He Died at Pompeii, but His Head Wasn’t Crushed by a Block - The New York Times

The skull of the “unluckiest man” at Mt. Vesuvius’ eruption was found by archaeologists, intact and with a mouth full of teeth.

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/06/29/science/pompeii-skull-rock.html

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Montreal Moving Day: what happens when a whole city moves house at once? | Cities | The Guardian

1 July is Canada Day. But in Quebec, which has twice had referendums on independence, it’s when tenancies traditionally end – leading to mayhem on the streets

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/jun/29/montreal-moving-day-what-happens-when-a-whole-city-moves-house-at-once