StumbleUpon is a great way to lose hours of your life. Luckily, I braved the Internet vortex so you don’t have to. This week I found these especially interesting websites:
Swirl different colors around and make a galaxy! This is completely mesmerizing.
- 15 Multifunctional and Ingenius Furniture Designs Ever Made
I want the couch/bed/desk and the desk bike!
- Out of the Ordinary Beauty Tips That Work
Toothpaste on yellow nails, powdering greasy hair roots, brown sugar treats dandruff, and more weird (and cheap) solutions!
- On the Madness and Charm of Crushes
This article is brilliant! “The crush reveals how willing we are to allow details to suggest a whole.” I readily admit that I take one gesture or sentence and automatically construct prince charming.
- TRENDS: 50 Fun Facts about Languages
I especially liked the facts about endangered languages and the shout out to Tolkien’s 12 created languages.
- 30 Flat Design Color Palettes That Just Work
Very handy colors schemes for arts or crafts or home decorating!
- 10 Awesome Infographics for Graphic Designers
Some of these are too specifically tailored for graphic designers, but the Psychology of Color (first one) is fascinating!
- Ink – Quotes about Writing by Writers
“A writer lives, at least, in a state of astonishment. Beneath any feeling he has of the good or evil of the world lies a deeper one of wonder at it all. To transmit that feeling, he writes.” -William Sansom
- Most Beautiful Villages around the World
This list wins points for largely ignoring picturesque European villages and instead finding beauty in poorer towns in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
- 22 Incredible Photos of Faraway Places
India, Yemen, Cambodia, Afghanistan…these pictures are stunning.