Archive for April 2013

#  What’s On Your Happylist? →

April 29th, 2013 at 14:51 // In Worth Watching 

Been meaning to post this for a while: a simple sweet video that makes me really glad I pay attention to Ze Frank.

#  Least Visited Countries →

April 28th, 2013 at 17:12 // In Worth Knowing 

An interesting list: the least commonly visited countries in the world. The thing that elevates it beyond mere trivia is that they list the reasons no one goes, the reasons people might want to go, and other interesting details about the counties.

(via Kottke)

#  Roger Ebert’s Thoughts on Death →

April 4th, 2013 at 20:13 // In Worth Reading 

There’s a lot of good stuff in this essay, but this bit most resonated with me:

I believe that if, at the end, according to our abilities, we have done something to make others a little happier, and something to make ourselves a little happier, that is about the best we can do. To make others less happy is a crime. To make ourselves unhappy is where all crime starts. We must try to contribute joy to the world. That is true no matter what our problems, our health, our circumstances. We must try. I didn’t always know this and am happy I lived long enough to find it out.

(via r/TrueReddit)

UPDATE (04/05/13): Just came across the magnificent Onion treatment.

#  How Far is it To Mars? →

April 4th, 2013 at 18:27 // In Worth Seeing 

A fun little visualization of the vastness of space. Both technologically and practically it’s pretty neat.