The Week's Links (7/22/12)

All the links posted to Twitter and Facebook this week: 

  • What's the last great thing you saw?owl.li/cp2IY
  • Joss Whedon's Top 10 Writing Tipsowl.li/cp2AF
  • 90º Typography Pop-Up Book. Amazingowl.li/cp2xc
  • Respect the font: NBC Universal sued for $3.5 million for font license infringementowl.li/cp2sT
  • The yuck factor: The surprising power of disgust owl.li/cp2nN
  • Northern Ballet is attracting new audiences with its 'try before you buy' initiative owl.li/cp2iy
  • When Popular Culture Caught Up to the Way We Live Now owl.li/cp2eq
  • Harvard Presents Free Courses with the Open Learning Initiative owl.li/cp1WO
  • Designers Did for Fun What News Sites Can't Do to Save Their Business owl.li/cp1UI
  • MIT's New Battery-Free Chip Captures Energy From Light, Heat And Vibrations at the Same Time owl.li/cmwsx
  • The 20 Most Beautiful Museums in the Worldowl.li/cmwn2
  • Rebranding Canada: Know Canada. Exciting work. owl.li/cmrBw
  • Letter from the Pulitzer Fiction Jury: What Really Happened This Year owl.li/cmqw5
  • This is genius. Adobe Creative Suite Toolbar Shortcut Wallpapers owl.li/cmpFo
  • An abridged history of Western music sung in 16 styles.More music goodness. owl.li/cmoAK
  • history of rock’n’roll in 100 riffs, in a single take. So good. owl.li/cmosk
  • The Strange Neuroscience of Immortalityowl.li/cmn4R /via @davepell
  • Extraordinary Microscope Photographs. Colorful and spooky. owl.li/cmlvC
  • Cracking "The Thomas Beale Cipher" (Based on a true legend) owl.li/cfF3l
  • Great tumblr. Branding the Presidents of the United States owl.li/cmlfG
  • The language of infographics, explained in LEGO. So fantastic. owl.li/cmkVc
  • 16 lesser-known marketing blogs you should read owl.li/cmkzE
  • Magic gets an upgrade: the tricks of underground illusionists owl.li/cmkq3
  • Typefight- 2 designers create the same letter and pin them against each other in the typographic ring. Love this. owl.li/cmkiV
  • Here's an idea, PBS Idea Channel is TED Talks from the fringe owl.li/1lvP3e
  • What Happened to Downtime? The Extinction of Deep Thinking & Sacred Space owl.li/cmjG6
  • Penguin Buys Self-Publishing Platform Author Solutions for $116 Million owl.li/cnhCK
  • The 10 Most Creative People in Higher Education Today owl.li/cmjtj
  • Creative Review explores London 2012: the look of the Games owl.li/cmiEp
  • 10 Current Movie Poster Trends owl.li/cmirY
  • Where inspiration comes from owl.li/cmhmyLove this too. /via @kottke
  • The Shape of Design by Frank Chimero now completely online for your reading pleasure.owl.li/cmh4e /via @craigmod
  • Video Essay: 135 Shots That Will Restore Your Faith in Cinema owl.li/cmdw6
  • This Exquisite Forest: the next Milk/Koblin Google Experiment owl.li/cmw3u
  • 2012 Emmy Nominations for Main Title Designowl.li/cmt07
  • MediaShift . Young People Who Tweet Are Young People Who Vote owl.li/cmdtk
  • Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Storiesowl.li/cfF0T
  • Brandalism: 26 Street artists hijack billboards for 'subvertising campaign' owl.li/clT01
  • Ad of the Day: Nike Officially Turns Your Workout into a Video Game owl.li/clNz9
  • Completely free online classes? Coursera.org now offering courses from 16 top collegesowl.li/cld5k
  • Children and Computers: State of Playowl.li/1lu6Ks
  • National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012. Spectacular. owl.li/clcNV
  • The next issue of Think Quarterly by Google is out. This one is the Play issue. owl.li/clcIA
  • A Beginner's Guide to Irrational Behavior, Dan Ariely's class at Coursera owl.li/clcFa
  • Salvador Dali’s Creative Thinking Techniqueowl.li/clcBt
  • Unlocking the brain's response to art.owl.li/cjLR9
  • Why have a group of dancers invaded Cern … and what do the scientists make of it?owl.li/cjLsA
  • The Elements Of The Mobile User Experienceowl.li/cj1qq
  • Netflix's lost year: The inside story of the price-hike train wreck owl.li/cj1fX
  • Copyright and Choreography: The Good, The Bad, and The Fair owl.li/ciZ0x
  • Graphing Every* Idea In History owl.li/ciXdE
  • PSFK presents Future of Retail Report 2012owl.li/ciQjC
  • How TV Binge Viewing is changing the game for media companies, advertisers and show creators. owl.li/ciMvp
  • Shakespeare's Elizabethan Rose theatre set to bloom again owl.li/ciM9r
  • Russell Quinn — The World's Most Wired Storyteller owl.li/ciM1J
  • World's Biggest Talkers Spread the TEDowl.li/cfEZF
  • The Most Important Tech Company You've Never Heard Of owl.li/ciKUa
  • The Art Of Logo Design: PBS Off Bookowl.li/1lsvPl
  • Mind bending: Why our memories are not always our own owl.li/ciHAI /via @davepell
  • Why We Haven’t Met Any Aliens owl.li/ciD0E
  • Seeing Beyond The Human Eye: PBS Off Book owl.li/1lslOv
  • The State Of Mobile App Privacy Policiesowl.li/ciBXj
  • Lessons learned from MITx’s prototype courseowl.li/ciBKY
  • A look inside Leap Motion, the 3D gesture control that's like Kinect on steroids owl.li/ciBEf
  • 3 Storytelling Tips From "Breaking Bad" Creator Vince Gilligan owl.li/ciAcsDon't Overthink It: 5 Tips for Daily Decision-Making owl.li/cizVY
  • Teaching Innovation Is About More Than iPads in the Classroom owl.li/ciyfV
  • The Science of Compassion owl.li/cir7m
  • Malcolm Gladwell on the Art and Science of Underdogs owl.li/ciqnx
  • Gaming Grows Up owl.li/cfEYR
  • Storytelling with data owl.li/cip2r
  • Radiolab app launches on iOS and Android, lets listeners contribute content for future podcasts owl.li/cik3Q
  • The Audacity To Dream owl.li/1lqI1a
  • Creativity Top 5: July 16, 2012 owl.li/1lpIcd
  • Paris commuter train has carriages transformed to resemble rooms from the Palace of Versailles owl.li/cfF8M
  • Nearly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalismowl.li/cfEXU
  • The Future Of Digital Publishing: A Book You Need To Read On The Street owl.li/cfCtV
  • A Day Without Distraction: Lessons Learned from 12 Hrs of Forced Focus owl.li/cfBKF
  • Vivaldi's lost masterpiece is found in library archives owl.li/cge6C
  • The Shakespeared Brain owl.li/1loLcs
  • The World's Best Outdoor Ads, 2011-12 | Adweek owl.li/cfBiS

Recommended This Week:

  • Hamlet in Purgatory By Stephen Greenblatt owl.li/cfBfh
  • ART/WORK: Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career By Heather Darcy Bhandari, Jonathan Melber owl.li/cfBdo
  • The Art of Pixar: 25th Anniv.: The Complete Color Scripts and Select Art from 25 Years of Animation By Amid Amidi owl.li/cfBaR
  • The Power of Art By Simon Schama owl.li/cfB8U
  • The Story of Art: Pocket Edition By E.H. Gombrich owl.li/cfB5A