August 2007

Yahoo! Avatars – customize cartoony characters and pose them…

Simple online comic strip creator – for kids…or me.

“Stop searching for God and just sit!” – Zen Buddhist quote

:: PIMPAMPUM :: Bubblr! .:. – create comics by dragging speech bubbles onto Flickr photos

Seth’s Blog: The Galapagos Post Office – “On a deserted beach on a small island near the equator, there’s a barrel and some ziploc bags. This post office has been here for more than a hundred years.” You drop letters off, someone going the way you need your letters to go picks it up and…more

Two of John Maeda’s Laws of Simplicity:

ThinkGeek :: Power Strip Space Saver – the “aha” is not the flexible extension for power bricks–it’s the fact that the back side still has a plug so you don’t lose any space at all!

“Focusing exclusively on tasks and goals means that you tend to ignore or de-emphasize all of the activities that people engage in that are specifically not goal-oriented. It also means that you will often ignore the messy jumble of activities that take place around but are not oriented toward your system…When it comes to designing…more

Family Guy storyboards – as they put it, “see how the sausage is made.” With a lot of effort, it seems…

Mother Teresa’s Crisis of Faith – Mother Teresa said she almost never felt God’s presence once she began her famous work…she learned to overcome that and even use it as her foundation. “Jesus has a very special love for you. As for me, the silence and the emptiness is so great that I look and…more