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Rule #105: Offend your targets sensibilities
fastcompany:

"The idea was based on an observation—we noticed that despite feeling for the homeless we only occasionally stopped to give money," says Bird. "That awful feeling after you’ve walked past either someone collecting for charity or a homeless person—it felt like something we could work with. We all know what the right thing to do is, but how often do we actually do it?"
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Rule #105: Offend your targets sensibilities

fastcompany:

"The idea was based on an observation—we noticed that despite feeling for the homeless we only occasionally stopped to give money," says Bird. "That awful feeling after you’ve walked past either someone collecting for charity or a homeless person—it felt like something we could work with. We all know what the right thing to do is, but how often do we actually do it?"

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archatlas:

Sail Bench Les Ateliers Guyon

"Located in Vercheres, a small village near Montreal, this monument honors the first founders of the village who arrived by wind and water in the region in 1740. Users can then sit on thoses park benches and relive the history of Vercheres in its beginning ."

How did I arrive here?

mymodernmet:

Rekindle Candle by Benjamin Shine

A candleholder that collects melted wax and turns it into a new candle.

waste not. want not

Hemingway

Awesome tool for writers of all ages/levels looking to write simpler and more powerfully. 

For Ovik, an unconditionally kind introvert.

mymodernmet:

Minimiam by Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida

Playful and clever miniature scenes created with various foods.

The Wisdom Of The 20-Minute Startup

Great post by rrhoover. People spend too much time on the “what” and “how” when they should really be testing assumptions to get to the “why.” As efficient an MVP as you could hope for with some awesome results. Keep it up, dude.

What cool new products are you using?

We all ask this question. It’s a common conversation starter, especially in the startup community. I’m particularly fond of this topic—I enjoy geeking out about products, writing design deconstructions, and swapping discoveries with smart folks. But…

mymodernmet:

Dream Portraits by Antonio Mora

A series of standard portraits fused with landscape, animal, and abstract photography that represent an in-between phase of consciousness.