This slow-motion Lego crash is Lego porn made by David Cronenberg. What is a trillion dollars? 💰
WE'VE GOT: ONE. TRILLION. DOLLARS. 💸 FLEX LIKE A FOX 🦊 CASUAL GAMES 🏏
If the greatest artists in cinema history started out today, what would their YouTube channels be like? We've also got the best model train line you'll ever see.
We've got the creepy tool that removes the "age lines" from models in their 20s. Very, Children of the Corn-esque. This is how you develop a nice commitment to insomnia.
I'll wrap it up with some fun games, including the addictive passing game that could keep me in the office late tonight.
🕸️ The Cool Side of the Web
This slow-motion Lego crash is Lego porn made by David Cronenberg.
What is a trillion dollars? 💰
You know you're old when you see a cool infographic representing a trillion dollars and your first thought is "I remember when a billion dollars was a big deal".
Very cool model of the entire Tokyo subway system. 🚅
Amazing pixel art on a seemingly infinite scroll.
🤖 Robots et. al.
This week in Terminator Watch: DARPA wants to build conscious robots using insect brains. 🦗
⚒️ Tools and Resources
Balsamiq wireframes is a sweet, sweet tool for making quick wireframes. It's a great way to keep the focus on organisation and keep your project progressing.
Beauty Box is the video plugin used by Hollywood to smooth out the age lines in near realtime.
The demo reel is very creepy. When 10 years is taken off the face of a person in their 20s you're left with these strange man-childs from a Steven King nightmare.
Flipping Out is a pen for those who remember when an emoticon was a series of deft keystrokes requiring insider knowledge.
Slidey radios bring the rad back to radio buttons. 📻
Head for the Hills is a cute sign up form.
🕷️ Design & Development Arena
ROOM makes soundproof phone booths for the open office. ☎️
I'll share any design which makes me want to start a call with "Operator, get me Klondike 5-187"
8 little tricks to grow your design career (actually good for any creative).
Awesome flex bro: how Firefox developed the Flexbox Inspector. 💪
The next release will be a big one that promises to get Mozilla back in running for the "Most Deviest Tools in the Browser" championships.
A good article arguing that web performance is an ethical consideration, not just a notch on your conversion belt.
Vue doesn't need to be a fancy restaurant, so just go serverless with Firebase. 🥣
Angular vs Vue vs React AKA 📐 vs 🌇 vs 😱
🎮 Fun & Games
Mazarine provides a bunch of flashing, very, games to play with mouse and keyboard.
Seriously flashy games.
Pass Me is the casual game of the week. Pass the ball. Avoid the obstacle. Collect the stars. Celebrate life.
Pass Me is the reason why I still have faith in the internet. Free joy.
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