It’s spring! Sit at the picnic table and read some rounded up links.

The best icon is a text label

Making Furniture by Molding Growing Trees Into Chairs, Tables, and More | Mental Floss


Is there a Bill Gates Book Club yet?

Were There Robot Librarians in the 1950s? – Pacific Standard

A British Museum Is Displaying the Guardian’s Smashed Snowden Laptop

Learn more about Books | Bill Gates

Yo: Let’s Make a Book of This on Vimeo

​The Man Who Invented Stereo


Blurred copyright, screenshots FTW, rainy day art, saving lives with paint and a library made of a library

Volvo’s new luminous paint for cyclists is utterly astounding!

Art That Only Appears When it Rains | Mental Floss

The Most Important Thing on the Internet Is the Screenshot | WIRED

Plagiarize This: A Reasonable Solution to Musical Copyright After “Blurred Lines” | Pitchfork


A sprinkling of spring links.

When to Wend or Wind? | Pulio’s Word Blog

Be The First | Schulz Library Blog

Memory in the Flesh

How Carrots Became The New Junk Food | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Nintendo Forms Partnership to Develop Mobile Games


This is the good stuff.

Zipper robots could dress you

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Negativi-positivi

Karuna, Sweden, Has a Playground Made Entirely of Snow and Ice – CityLab

modulator | metaflop


Disney, tanks, Pantone, Bingo and the paperback book.

Raul Lemesoff’s Driveable Library | Mental Floss

Libraries are more popular than Disneyland?

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Even Composting Comes With Sticker Shock – NYTimes.com

A Tribute to the Printer Aldus Manutius, and the Roots of the Paperback


This is the good stuff.

Sit Down. Shut Up. Write. Don’t Stop.

What makes us human? Videos from the BBC.

The Future of the Web Is 100 Years Old

“Sea Rambler” Customized Bike by Geoff McFetridge

Boston Button Factory – Making Buttons Since 1872


Had to include some snow this time

Snow Script on Behance

60fps on the mobile web — Flipboard Engineering

Lars Andersen: a new level of archery – YouTube

A Photographer Who Tinkers With Time

TWINKIND | The world´s finest 3D photo figurines