mightyflynn:

May 6, 1998

Featuring a fastball that reached triple digits on the gun and a curve that belonged in a whiffle ball game, [Kerry] Wood made the fearsome Houston lineup look like they were swinging dead fish at the plate.
- MLB.com
Read the rest: “Wood’s Smoke: Kerry Wood Ks 20 Astros”

graphic via The Neal & Brady Report

mightyflynn:

May 6, 1998

Featuring a fastball that reached triple digits on the gun and a curve that belonged in a whiffle ball game, [Kerry] Wood made the fearsome Houston lineup look like they were swinging dead fish at the plate.

- MLB.com

Read the rest: “Wood’s Smoke: Kerry Wood Ks 20 Astros”

graphic via The Neal & Brady Report

softerworld:

A Softer World: 811
(You were in the bathroom.)

softerworld:

A Softer World: 811

(You were in the bathroom.)

softerworld:

A Softer World: 814
(Maybe two puppies, if you really want peace.)

softerworld:

A Softer World: 814

(Maybe two puppies, if you really want peace.)

abitlate:

Design-spotting the No. 1 movie in America: What does it mean that the Gamemakers sit in Herman Miller Sayl chairs? Why, that the Hunger Games are just another day at the office, of course.
(via Designing ‘The Hunger Games’ - Alexandra Lange & Angela Riechers - The Atlantic)

abitlate:

Design-spotting the No. 1 movie in America: What does it mean that the Gamemakers sit in Herman Miller Sayl chairs? Why, that the Hunger Games are just another day at the office, of course.

(via Designing ‘The Hunger Games’ - Alexandra Lange & Angela Riechers - The Atlantic)

abitlate:

fastcompany:


I am convinced that design—at least in the terms I understand it—cannot be performed by someone outside the company. I am absolutely convinced that this is true if products are designed as part of a larger system, like we do at Vitsœ.

Dieter Rams On Good Design As A Key Business Advantage

Why does design always have to be valorized as a “business advantage.” I know I’m swimming against the tide of design thinking and D-school here, but it bugs me every time. Design should just be.
It’s like that thing David Brooks does at the end of every column he writes on the humanities. You think, “Hey, I’m agreeing with David Brooks!” and then in the last paragraph he brings up Duke and how the humanities will actually help you as a business leader. And then you think, “Nope, still don’t agree with David Brooks.”

abitlate:

fastcompany:

I am convinced that design—at least in the terms I understand it—cannot be performed by someone outside the company. I am absolutely convinced that this is true if products are designed as part of a larger system, like we do at Vitsœ.

Dieter Rams On Good Design As A Key Business Advantage

Why does design always have to be valorized as a “business advantage.” I know I’m swimming against the tide of design thinking and D-school here, but it bugs me every time. Design should just be.

It’s like that thing David Brooks does at the end of every column he writes on the humanities. You think, “Hey, I’m agreeing with David Brooks!” and then in the last paragraph he brings up Duke and how the humanities will actually help you as a business leader. And then you think, “Nope, still don’t agree with David Brooks.”