A look at what – and who – is pushing the future in new directions

Brain Food: Perfect Pairs, Cohesive Compression and Bridge Beats

We had a lot of great stories this week for Brain Food, if I do say so myself. From tiny apartments to musical bridges and the positive aspects of pairing – if you were looking for a brain buffet, you’ve come to the right place!

The Xylophone Bridge (Treehugger)
One of the amazing entries in the Seoul Cycle Design Competition is the Xylophone Bridge – an interactive bike path that lights up and plays music whenever someone rides over it. Yes, please.

Tiny Apartment Transforms Into 24 Rooms
344. Square. Feet.You have to see it to believe it.

Netflix’s Time Off Plan (The Daily Telegraph)
The company lets its staff take as much holiday as they want, whenever they want. It’s not too good to be true — this non-policy actually seems to be working.

Re:Form School
Re:Form School brings together artists from around the country with the intent of raising awareness around our flagging school system. It’s a part of the “Let’s Redu” project, which encourages both local and national engagement with education and youth initiatives.

Two is the Magic Number (Slate)
Lennon & McCartney (via Slate)Sure, Lennon and McCartney were an abnormally adept creative pairing. However, there’s nothing magical about the increase in creativity and output that two heads can inspire. In this fascinating series from Joshua Wolf Shenk on Slate.com, we are able to get a better idea regarding the power of pairs.

Article By: Megan Weisenberger

Leave a Reply

blog comments powered by Disqus