Scouring the web for unique content, noteworthy stories and well-written articles beyond the scope of lifestyle subjects is part of our daily routine – so we thought it’s only fair to share our finds with you.
This weekly column presents to you our curation of the most worthwhile links we come across online and bookmark for later.
- We all tend to use Emojis and over time they have involved into their own language – NY Mag have summed this evolution up in an article (which is lacking Emojis, in our humble opinion).
- Google Maps is a tool we all use day-in day-out and they have finally released an interactive storytelling article on the chimpanzee research by Jane Goodall.
- Social Media is constantly evolving and there is a new player in the game: Wired’s Issie Lapowsky says WeWork Commons is a lot like LinkedIn, except actually useful.
- Swimming pools have always been iconic in art and film – in the ArtReview, Andrew Berardini muses on swimming pool cool.
- Fed up with doing your laundry and going grocery shopping after a long day at work? Meet Alfred, a new platform pairing busy individuals with organized ones. It split opinions in the FvF office – what do you think, do we need Alfreds in our life?
- From the makers of This American Life comes the Serial Podcast – the closest a podcast has ever come to being “long form”, it tells the real life story of a murder over many podcasts. Watch out, it’s addictive!
- On the Mr Porter Journal, Hiroki Nakamura of workwear brand Visvim explains why craftwork runs through every stitch of his designs.
- It’s Nice That published an interview with our co-founder Frederik Frede as part of their digital publishing feature.
- Do you ever wish you had joined some startups earlier so you could have had a better username? Let us introduce you to Early Claim, who reserve your favorite username in new startups.
- Throughout the Communist era, convicts in Soviet prisons cultivated a visual language through tattoo art – The New Yorker show some of Arkady Bronnikov’s images, part of the “Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files” book.
- On Medium, Solynka Dumas talks about recently moving from Berlin to New York and gives an interesting insight into New York’s housing plans.
- The secret life of passwords – an interesting article on the NY Times.