The 20 :: Your Daily Cup of Culture (#193)
Your Daily Cup of Culture...
Here's The 20 things I found on the internet worth sharing today. Your Daily Cup of Culture can be fun, serious, thoughtful or just some great new song or something to buy. If not, you can get your money back.
1. Introverted Understanding - I am not antisocial, however social situations do tend to wear me out. This is one of the common attributes of an introvert and also one of the things everyone gets wrong about introverts.
2. A Good Job for an Introvert - One of the world’s most hazardous jobs is known for its intense pressure. The Weird, Dangerous, Isolated Life of the Saturation Diver.
3. Culture - 86% of women in Brazil have been harassed in night clubs. Schweppes addressed this issue with an experiment. They made "a dress fitted with sensors that record every time the wearer is touched" and sent women into a nightclub wearing it:
4. Art Culture - 'The Most Painted Woman in the World'
5. Literally Speaking - Consuming the written word is extremely good for you.
6. Clean Sex Life - A recent study shows that over the past twenty-five years American adults are having less sex, however one group in particular, sexual frequency actually rose, the only group for whom this was true? Egalitarian couples who shared housework.
7. Watch an amazing performance of Adele's When We Were Young by Dave Grohl and his daughter Violet at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Benefit at the Fox Theater. Wow!:
10. Napflix - Only videos guaranteed to put you right to sleep.
11. Obligatory Coffee Link of the Day - Choose your at home brew. PicoBrew Pico U makes coffee, chai and, yes, beer, for $300.
12. PopQuiz, Hotshot! - A Game You Will Always Win:
13. Mystery Books - “Why does page 7 in all the books I take out have the 7 underlined in pen? It seems odd.” The Secret Codes Hidden in the Books of a Scottish Library
14. International Corner - Newly Uncovered Pages From Anne Frank's Diary Reveal Risqué Joke
15. App of the Day - The world’s most popular iPhone app isn’t Facebook or WhatsAp. It's the Chinese mini-music-video social network Douyin.
16. Sound Illusion - Take a listen to this short audio clip of a computerized voice speaking a single word repeated twice. Do you hear 'Yanny' or 'Laurel'? “Yanny” or “Laurel”: the audio clip that’s tearing the internet apart.
17. Facial Recognition - A lost boy and a father’s search: how Microsoft technology helped solve a four-year mystery
18. Holy Board Game, Batman! - Batman: The Animated Series is finally getting the tabletop board game Gotham deserves.
19. A Castle for a Princess - Bouncy Castles For Weddings Exist, And They Look So Fun.
20. New Song of the Day - "Plastic Hamburgers" by Fantastic Negrito. 'Plastic Hamburgers' is the lead track and first single from Fantastic Negrito's brand new album 'Please Don't Be Dead' out June 15th! Pre-Order your copy here.
All 2018 Song Selections:
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