1. Emma Stone Dance Dare
3. High school basketball player passes ball to mentally challenged player on the other team.
Photo by Ryan Marshall
“You Are My Wild is a weekly portrait project that brings together 14 photographers to document how they see their children.”
Photo by Shelby Brakken
Remember when the Web was just projects like this?
Photo by Anje Bridge
Is there a project that made you happy recently? Tell us in comments.
(Wood Type Collage #E by Green Chair Press)
“U.N. interpreters don’t need to know every official language. Rather, the U.N. hires interpreters who can translate into their native language from at least two other languages. A Russian interpreter, for example, might also know English and French. But he might not know Chinese. In that case, if the speaker is Chinese, the interpreters will use what’s called a “relay system.” The interpreters in the Chinese booth will translate the original speech into English or French, and the rest of the interpreters will translate that version into their own languages.”
The Infinite Jest Vocabulary Glossary (via @beksandro):
Anechoic (an·e·cho·ic) — Neither having nor producing echoes.
“Hell for leather, in American vernacular, refers to an arduous walk that may have been strewn with difficulties and was a strain on footwear.”
“I wish you were my mum.”
-Bill and Jane from My Parents Were Awesome
– Designer Erin Jang’s very sweet subway map made according to the interests of her three-year-old nephew. What a lovely gift. I originally thought Jason made this, but it turns out he just found it, and so.. (via Kottke)
This isn’t the kayak video, it just made me happy this morning. (via @matthewbaldwin and @judith).