The Matchbook | 6.17.22
Little Bits Of Light
Oooh baby, another little slew of links for your random viewing pleasure. What’s not to love? Also, totally gonna make shirts of the little logo above. Cause it’s awesome. And you’re awesome too.
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Here’s the scoop, kids:
ROOMBO - Deepfake technology is scary, and amazing, and I’m seriously concerned about what it could mean for the future. But for now, it just lit my 10 year old brain on fire seeing Rambo as The Terminator in a way that looks so eerily real. Where will this tech take us? I don’t know, but for now, seeing Sly Stallone instead of AHNOLD, is pretty weirdly fun.
29 Non-Fiction Books To Read This Summer: Who doesn’t love a good reading list? Sometimes, it’s really rad to jump out of fiction and into a great non-fiction read. Here’s 29 choices that could fit that bill, should you see fit.
14 Foods To Boost Mood & Fight Burnout - We are all feeling tired, we’re all feeling burned out, we all like eating, so why not add some of these 14 foods into the mix to not only get to eat, but get all the benefits too? Rad.
Dyson Is Making Home Robots - Who knows when this technology will find its way to us, who knows what shape they’ll take, but holy buckets, the idea of a little robot doing my dishes, emptying the dishwasher, or folding clothes, woah. Yeah. I can get on board with that future.
15 Best Small Towns To Visit in 2022 - Instead of going to the same big cities we always go to, what if we went to the little towns, the off-the-beaten-path places that don’t get much love, but have a lot of love to give? This list of 15 rad places will whet your travel whistle, and inspire you to go somewhere you’ve never gone…and probably save a lot of money doing so. Give it a look.
How To Set Goals To Diminish Stress - We’re all feeling bogged down with the stressors of daily life, but apparently, some smarter people than me have figured out the right goals to help diminish that. Who doesn’t want that? Rad read, worth checking out.
House In Nebraska by Ethel Cain - This song needs to be turned up LOUD in either headphones or a stereo, loud. And you need to close your eyes and just kinda let it wash over you. Trust me.
I love you all.