Ships, Obama and Book Jackets…

Publishing is an Art and a Business: this TED Talk by Chip Kidd, reknown book cover designer delves into the psychology behind creating book jackets. Best line? “Try getting that on a Kindle!” http://www.ted.com/talks/chip_kidd_designing_books_is_no_laughing_matter_ok_it_is.html

Religious People are Happier People: mostly because they are more organized and their lives have greater, deeper meaning: http://good-report.com/5600/religion-makes-people-happier-but-why-u-s-news

How the Costa Concordia Sank: an eery true story, crafted like fiction, to make a fascinating can’t-look-away read: http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2012/05/costa-concordia-sinking-scandal-italy.print

I get to see Obama on Tuesday because he’s coming to UNC for this!!: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/20/obama-to-appear-on-late-night-with-jimmy-fallon_n_1440812.html

 

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