YouTube’s Greatest Failures

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In celebration of YouTube’s fifth anniversary, Time Magazine guides us through a quick tour of the worst videos in the site’s history. From Average Homeboy Denny Blaze’s awesome ’80s rap video to wannabe sportscaster Brian Collins’ uncomfortable delivery and instantly popular “Boom goes the dynamite!” catchphrase, Time tracks the trainwrecks we so love to watch.

Olfactory Design

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Edible Geography recounts the recent Headspace conference at NYC’s The New School, a day-long event dedicated to the pursuit of using the sense of smell as a regular design component and where NY Times writer Chandler Burr made the case for the ways scents can influence spatial perception.

Inside The John Lobb Workshop

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The Guardian made a short video that takes us inside the bygone era workshop of Britain’s John Lobb, where generations of young and old shoemakers have been crafting the dapper leather footwear by hand since 1849.