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The Absolutely Wurtz History of the World

I would be remiss in my duty to the Prime Directive of the Internet –that being to forward all time-sucking memes, videos, and articles t0 everyone I can– if I were not to make sure you knew about Bill Wurtz‘ latest project: a 20-minute entertainingly off-the-wall history of the entire world.

Be warned: the narrator is irreverent to all peoples, religions, and himself. He also tends to swear.

What’s the Thing With Wing Dings?

If you’re anything like me, you’ve always wondered how the non-sequitur typeface Wing Dings came to exist.

The answer proves to be as charming as Wing Dings itself, as this Vox video shows.

Recommended Viewing: An Organizational Psychologist on Original Thinkers

Organizational psychologist Adam Grant decided to look into what makes creative thinker creative in this TED Talk. (about 16 minutes)

I’m going to have to check out more of this sort of work.