Links You Should Give a S#*t About

August 24, 2012 |

 Since we’re rapidly approaching the end of the summer, we’d like to suggest you follow this week’s Links You Should Give a S#*t About up with some sunshine and a trip to the nearest beach. Happy Browsing!

INVISIBLE BIKE HELMET

This one’s been all over the internet in the past week, but since biking plays such a prominent role in NYC we couldn’t pass up the chance to share such a stylish new accoutrement. All we can say is that the invisible helmet rules.

SPREADSHEET STOP MOTION

Most stop motion animation is impressive simply by virtue of how much time and effort goes into it. This stop motion animation is impressive because it does something cool and beautiful with Excel.

TWITTER AS CASTING DIRECTOR

In case you needed any more proof of the power of social media, Twitter is now playing an active role in Hollywood casting decisions. Fanboys of the world rejoice, the next Batman is yours for the picking.

INSTACUBE

Here’s a digital picture frame that will let you stream a flow of your Instagram photos directly from the web.

THE SUPER PAC APP

New York might not be getting the full brunt of super PAC advertising this year, but battleground states are being overwhelmed by all the noise. This app works like Shazaam, except instead of telling you who recorded a song it lets you know exactly who was behind the ad. A must have for those seeking to stay politically informed leading up to November.

MICHAEL CHABON POP-UP

Michael Chabon is one of the most celebrated authors we have in America, so his new book Telegraph Avenue is already kind of a big deal. To ramp up excitement, the publisher is launching a pretty amazing promotional campaign that includes a massive interactive e-book and this real-life record store pop up.

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