Harry Wolff

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Week of Links 003

“Guy Walks Across America” in Viral YouTube Video

Here’s the newest and latest viral video to hit the Internet. Although simple in concept the execution took in total two full weeks to produce. Give it a watch to see something cool and to keep up to date on the latest viral video trends.

"Qi" wireless power standard promises cord-free charging

The future is coming faster than any of us can imagine. In the near future you’ll be able to charge your small electronics, such as your cell phone and iPod, wirelessly. This standard being introduced supports up to 5 watts of power but you can expect it to steadily increase over the years. Keeping your gadgets charged just got a whole lot easier.

Gorillaz North American Tour Dates

If you want to catch Gorillaz live in concert now is your chance. They’ve just announced their tour dates, so hit up Ticketmaster.com and see what seats are left!

What if the Earth stopped spinning?

This is thankfully a question I don’t usually ask myself. However, if you just need to know, click the link and see what a computer predicts would happen were the Earth to stop spinning.

How to Rebuild Your Attention Span and Focus

If you have the focus to finish the article, you’ll learn how to exercise your attention span just like you would any other muscle on your body. The term neuroplasticity gets thrown about a lot in this post but it seems to have merit in its use. Get rid of your 140 character-itis and start focusing on novels!

The Height of Your Ceilings Can Impact Your Work

According to Psychology Today the height of ceilings can impact how your emotional state. We’re more creative with higher ceilings, and feel more crowded with lower ceilings. I know I’m not alone in experiencing these effects.

Seven People Have Been Entrusted With The Keys To The Internet

This is cool stuff: seven people in the world have been entrusted with keys that would allow five out of seven of them restart the Internet. This is way better than the keys to a city.

Comedy MVPs

You always see lists of MVPs in Basketball and Baseball. Here’s one person’s list of the MVP’s of Comedy. Agree with it?

Amazon rolls out smaller, lighter, WiFi-only Kindle for $139

In terms of pricing the Kindle, this is definitely the sweet spot. I can only predict how many impulse and gift buys will result from this super aggressive price. Amazon seems intent to own the eReader market, and they aren’t pulling any punches.

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Steve Carell

New entertaining Between Two Ferns video. This one’s a keeper and a laugher.

Off-Color Cars Offer Effective Theft Prevention

This makes some nice simple sense: researchers have found that off-color cars aren’t stolen. Seems like thieves don’t put too much value on neon pink cars.