Where do the weeks go eh? September feels like it’s only just begun, but here we find ourselves tripping into October like it’s a piece of loose carpet on the stairs. So as we nurse our sore toes, let’s take a look at this week’s Best of the Web. For this addition we’ve got people drawing logos from memory, a museum of selfies and a scary video about how Facebook is taking over our lives. Enjoy!
This is amazing. (Callum)
“Apps such as Tinder are taking advantage of a simple emotional phenomenon; we can’t feel data.” (Marianne)
The Guardian revisits the cinema of the 90s, in a bid to understand why we’re getting so nostalgic over these old movies. (Beccy)
While Pamela Anderson has been busy this week videoing herself sobbing at the news of Hef’s death, Vice have republished this article in which seven Playboy bunnies recreate their covers there decades on. (Bryony)
An interesting but slightly terrifying video (above) about how Facebook is taking over the world – as if we didn’t already know that! (Ruby)
10 iconic logos. 156 Americans. 80 hours of drawing from memory. (Beccy)
Here’s an interesting interview with Peter Saville from the nice people at Oi Polloi in Manchester. (Owen)
A look at the typography of ouija boards (above). Spooky. (Jenny)
The BBC’s William Cook tells us why the Turner Prize is so necessary and why Hull is the perfect place to host this year’s prize. (Lucy)
Well this is depressing: a museum created purely for selfies. (Bryony)
A silly film (below) about Velcro being a trademarked name and its lawyers wanting you to switch to the less catchy name “hook and loop”. (Simon)
Get ready to double-tap one out on these top notch Insta accounts.