Kickstarter’s Potato Salad

Kickstarter’s Potato Salad

A potato salad is taking the media by storm.

And as much as this is all funny and in good sport, by Kickstarter allowing this campaign they are essentially making fun of themselves and somewhat tarnishing their brand. Kickstarter used to hold themselves to a standard of trying to inspire and help create beautiful things. This Potato Salad campaign is tarnishing all this and showing everyone that…

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  • 3 weeks ago
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The World Cup doesn’t make sense

The World Cup doesn’t make sense

Bill Simmons for Grantland:

Every World Cup does one thing better than any other event that human beings organize. It focuses the attention of the world on one place at one moment. Around a billion people watched at least part of the final in 2010; that’s several Super Bowls. When a game becomes so ubiquitous, it almost ceases to be entertainment and becomes something else, an atmospheric…

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  • 3 weeks ago

Kickstarting my once sold Business

Kickstarting my once sold Business

So, there’s this new trend, where people sell their company/app/site/idea to a larger corporation with lots of cash, presumably in exchange for lots of cash and then the inevitable happens and the large corporation shuts the service down.

A little later a disgruntled founder shows up on Kickstarter and begs for cash to restart the service.

I get that we love stories of redemption, especially in…

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  • 1 month ago

Black Red and Gold

Black Red and Gold

Does Germany need a new flag?

We only started using our flag, like really using it since 2006, the last World Cup, and already people are tired of it. The colors are not the coolest colors, and the shapes are very typical ‘flag shapes’ but it’s typical for Germans to already be sick of it and wonder if we should ‘tone it down’ or even change it.

But:

It was first used by the revolutionaries in…

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Soccer-inspired T-shirts

Some fun ones in that catalogue.

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XOXO 2014

And I’ll be in Germany – dang.

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