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August is here, and so is Best of the Web!

It’s a new month, and with that comes a renewed perspective and zest for life, right? So take the month by the horns and start going to that yoga class you promised would happen last month, try making macarons for the first time or watch a film with subtitles – you can do it! As part of this “new you” regime, treat yourself to this week’s Best of the Web. From kebab house motion graphics to a peek at Cindy Sherman’s now public Instagram, enjoy!

Aberdeen is spearheading the motion graphics revolution and taking the humble kebab house sign to dizzying new heights. (Will K)

A 19-year-old student at the Savannah College of Art and Design has made a gay dating game and shot straight to top of the gaming charts, reports Wired. (Jenny)

A series of guides to show you how to build vintage desks, floppy disks, and desk lamps out of Lego. (Beccy)


Chris McVeigh: Lego desks

An article about the colour psychology of Disney characters. (Jenny)

Some really silly little animations on this guy’s Insta. (Ayla)

The Guardian has put up a list of the ten shows you need to see at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. (Beccy)

Something (below) that proves older people are just the best. (Lucy)

WeTransfer is prepared to give $10,000 to any employee made redundant from Soundcloud who has an idea for the next big thing in music. (Jenny)

Cindy Sherman has made her private Instagram public! (Lucy)

Donald Trump is releasing a “real news” show. (Ayla)

What with the Great British Bake Off trailer launching this week, this Tumblr of very satisfying gifs of neatly made Japanese puddings is both apt and delicious. (Beccy)


Who to follow

It’s a list of people you might enjoy following in Instagram. No guarantees though. We’re not bloody psychic.

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