Each week, we share the top five articles that caught our attention. Here are your must-reads, published here and abroad, for the week of April 08, 2019.
Pantone for poo
Creative director Matt Roach has invented Pantone colour guides for excreta—including one to help parents better understand baby poop. Medically approved by a gastroenterologist and a pediatrician, these swatches are the Rosetta Stone of stools.
→ À lire dans Creative Bloq
Which rapper has the best vocabulary?
This study compares the number of unique words used by hip hop artists in their lyrics and then creates rankings to extract data insights about the evolution of the musical genre. You might be surprised by who’s the most loquacious.
→ À lire dans The Pudding
GOT is commissioning works of art
Fan art is the ultimate expression of fandom and Game of Thrones has been the recipient of more fan art than most TV shows. For its final season, HBO launched a “Create for the Throne” campaign by inviting 18 international artists to create GoT-inspired works of art.
→ À lire dans Muse by Clio
How much can we afford to forget?
When talking about social evolution, we tend to focus on the new skills that have become essential. But as the internet grows ever more comprehensive, why bother to remember and retain information when it’s all available online? What else do we lose in the process?
→ À lire dans Aeon
Should Shazam fail you, there’s an alternative…
What happens when Shazam flashes that deadly “no results” message? The Identification of Music group on Facebook functions as both a place to learn from the industry’s most knowledgeable people and to hear fresh music that hasn’t hit the mainstream yet.
→ À lire dans The Outline
In your earbuds: Darknet Diaries
Darknet Diaries delves into the cybercrimes that are happening right under your nose. Cover your laptop camera, throw that iPhone in the river, and hang out in that weird no-reception corner or your home.
→ À écouter sur Darknet Diaries
Instagram fave: Notes from your therapist
Are you having so many feelings today, but you can’t reach your therapist? Allyson Dinneen’s wildly popular Instagram account offers the comfort you’re looking for. Each post is a handwritten note with a kind and compassionate message.
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And by “favorite” I mean my default habit for resisting feelings. I’m learning to recognize what I’m up to when this starts happening … Because letting myself just FEEL the way I do works much better. (And frees me up to get on with life.) . . . (If you struggle with the “but *how* do I feel my emotions??” part … I made a little infographic you can download in my bio for 99 cents 😉❤️) . . . . . . . . #emotions #feelings #resilience #emotionalintelligence #emotionskills #emotionalneglect #writersofinstagram #relationaltrauma #relationalneuroscience #vulnerability #relationshipgoals #compassion #selfcompassion #selfacceptance #authenticity #tuneintoyouremotions #emotionstherapist #notesfromyourtherapist #nfyt #feelingintelligence #howtolove #depression #anxiety #loneliness #trauma #traumaresilience
Photo: Nicole Honeywill