How to get that perfect shave. It comes down to using the timeless shaving brush and double edged safety razor. My preferred method for avoiding cuts, razor burn, etc., is called a beard.
Edward Rondthaler has passed away at the age of 104. He was a founder of ITC and one of the early developers of phototypesetting. There’s a more type-centric obituary up at FontFeed.
A Hype Cycle is a graphic representation of the maturity, adoption and business application of specific technologies. The cycle consists of five phases, including the trigger, inflated expectations, disillusionment, enlightenment and the plateau.
Typedia is a community website that aims to classify typefaces and educate people about them. It’s also worth checking out the story behind the development of their logo. Jason Santa Maria and Tim Brown have posted articles outlining the impetus for the project, and why we need it.
An awesome stop-motion Lego homage to 8-bit video games. It took more than fifteen hundred hours of moving bricks around and photographing them.
The seven vices of highly creative people. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.
The Library of Congress has posted a set of colour photos from World War II era America in their photostream.
Sound advice from an interview with Jim Coudal
When you think to yourself, “In 18 months I’m going to start my crocheted beer coaster company,” the problem with that sentence is the 18 months. What you’re really saying is, “I’m afraid.” Do it now. If you bankrupt a company before you’re 25, that’s like a badge of honor! Get out there.