Killings brings you our weekly selection of posts that have amused, enlightened and generally distracted us.
Hello everyone. Happy A&D post. Yay Friday, etc.
For our first distraction we direct your lively brain to ‘A Lively Mind: Your brains on Jane Austen’ – a study about reading Jane Austen, your brain and distraction.
We’re suckers for punctuation based links, so here’s ‘13 Little-Known Punctuation Marks You Should Be Using’. A ‘Love Point’? Cute!
Beautiful people and beautiful words – celebrities read poetry for you at this tumblr.
In other audio/word based links, here are ‘10 of Music’s Most Literature-Obsessed Songwriters’.
Why does the art of handwriting matter?
And from hands to, erm, fingers <insert joke about having our fingers on the pulse here> here are 10 fingerprint portraits of famous people. Yes, it’s as awesome as it sounds.
Speaking of ‘as awesome as it sounds’ – The Dark Knight Rises trailer remade with sausages!
In our last instalment of ‘awesome sounds’ news, plug these into your hearing holes:
- Perth dream pop band Tame Impala’s newbie is streaming on NPR at the moment
- Bat for Lashes cover Rhianna
- Have you heard Solange’s new song yet? What a babe.
- In a classic music clip, relive Karen Carpenter’s mad drumming skills in this clip from a 1976 TV special.
And finally, catch up and have a laugh at 25 rude jokes from your favourite childhood TV shows that may have gone over your head when you were a wee one.