Thursday, June 23, 2011
This week's links. Enjoy.
Sweet Paul Magazine
The summer issue of the wonderful Sweet Paul magazine is out! Loads of great recipes, crafts, garden ideas and more — all beautifully styled and photographed as always.
The Science of Social Media Timing
Wondering what's the best time of day to post a facebook or twitter update? Check out this handy chart to find out. Via etsy (on facebook!).
This is brilliant. Leafsnap is a free mobile app that uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves. A great way to learn about nature — and to finally figure out what that odd old tree in your backyard is, too.
What's Going On in That Airline Safety Video?
In an effort to get passengers to pay attention to the safety announcements, airlines are resorting to more and more elaborate (and funny) ways of getting people to watch — including nude flight attendants, puppets and Lady Gaga.
Peter O'Toole Has a Few Words for Directors
Very entertaining interview with the legendary actor Peter O'Toole.
Good magazine picks 25 influential women in design and illustration — meet some truly amazing and inspiring people.
Hidden Gems and Killer Stuff: A Flea Market How-To
Great tips from a flea market pro on how to find the good stuff.
Home Made Condiments
Saveur has some great recipes for making your own ketchup, mustard, mayo, hot sauces and more — kick up your barbeque and picnic repertoire with delicious additions like a spicy Guinness mustard, chimichurri and Korean dipping sauce.
(photo from the story hotel in stockholm. via room 269)