HATCRL 04.30.21

HATCRL 04.30.21

1540 1342 Hunt Adkins

The new familiar. 👽

ZOOM FATIGUE
Finally, psychological researchers have begun to wonder why just sitting on video calls all day can be so exhausting.

FROM PRISON TO PURPOSE
Master Plan” is the inspiring, instructive and triumphant memoir of a man who convinced a judge to turn a life sentence into a second chance.

WERNER HERZOG ON SKATEBOARDING
Werner Herzog is world-renowned as a cinematic pioneer. So, of course, he was interviewed for a magazine about skateboarding.

RETURN OF THE FLIP PHONE
The old-school flip phone is SO 2006. But now, foldable OLED screen technology has enabled a full-screen phone that folds to 3x its size.

FORENSIC ARCHITECTURE
3D modeling has allowed us to see a virtual reconstruction of the Beirut port bombing. Check out the incredible before and after.

THE CIRCLES ARE STATIONARY
Optical illusions are never not fun. This is one of the better ones you’ll find.

SHORT FILM: THE BOOTH
A short film made up of clips from 50 different films that take place in movie theater projection rooms.

SALUT SALON
Salut Salon has been called “The Harlem Globetrotters of piano quartets.” Yep, that seems accurate.

MUSICAL TYPOGRAPHY
The San Francisco Symphony has introduced a cool new brand identity that’s built around the playful shapes produced by sound waves.

TINDER + LYFT
Who needs flowers and chocolate? With new Lyft integration, you can now buy a ride for your date. The booty call just keeps getting more complicated…

 

More from the cheat sheet of all the things you need to know to always be the smartest, trendiest, techies, pop culturiest, most informed know-it-all in the room after the jump.