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I'm Sure There's An Uptick In Romans, Too

Just one more and naming your kid after the kid in the podcast will officially be a trend: There are now two other little boys in the world named Mazlo. Amazed by that. — Roman Mars (@romanmars) July 15, 2015

The Bouncy Desk

Why hasn't someone made this? It's the perfect VR motion rig! ???? via @SuB8u — Darshan Shankar (@DShankar) July 14, 2015 Meanwhile, if anyone does invent this, I'll just scootch mine over to the stairs and end it all. I'll make sure to have my cam on, tho, so the kids will be able to get some viral video ad revenue. [via @pmarca]

Except For Not Knowing How To Use A Car Seat, You're Totally Ready For This

Mazda's commercial about nervous new parents being well prepared to bring the kid home from the hospital in their safe CX-5 warms the hearts of everyone who doesn't notice that the kid's car seat straps are ridiculously loose. [thx @JosephRooks via @KevinBuist]

This Is Not Your Dad's Japanese Dad Music

I have no idea, but I've learned to trust Neojaponisme on these sorts of things. So here is Matt Treyvaud's tightly curated little playlist of summer dad music for sitting on the engawa, watching the kids hunt semi. Read Treyvaud's descriptions...Show More Summary

Atticus, Life Complicated

Whoops.We remember Atticus Finch in Harper Lee's 1960 classic, "To Kill a Mockingbird," as that novel's moral conscience: kind, wise, honorable, an avatar of integrity who used his gifts as a lawyer to defend a black man falsely accused of raping a white woman in a small Alabama town filled with prejudice and hatred in the 1930s. Show More Summary

It's Such A Good Feeling

Fred Rogers just made me cry, and it's ok. At least it'll take my mind off of Inside Out. Fred Rogers Message to those who grew up with the Neighborhood [vimeo via khoi]

The Swedish Man Project

I know, "The Disease of Manhood" sounds like about half the thinkpieces on The Good Men Project, but Dan Duray's review of the Swedish director Ruben Ostlund's film Force Majeure and My Struggle is a solidly interesting discussion of...Show More Summary

Naming Opportunities

When you name the heir do a media and financial info dynasty, it's not just the kid; you have to think about how the name will look on a terminal, or a TV caption, or a museum wall. There is a lot of branding going on in this story of Michael Bloomberg's grandchildren [mazeltov btw]: Ms. Show More Summary

The Chosen One, Or The Results Of Andy Baio's Video Game Parenting Experiment

Last December Andy Baio wrote about an experiment he performed on his son: exposing him to the history of video games in chronological order, rather than just starting at the state of the art of today. Now the Gel Conference has posted video of Andy telling his and his son's story, and sharing the results. Show More Summary

I'd Like To Be Set Out To Sea On An Octopus-Shaped Float Toy

Not that you should plan for it, of course, but it's nice to know that if you did forget about her, an Octopus Mini Lilo can keep your 10-month-old afloat a kilometer out to sea until the coast guard picks her up. Baby rescued 1km out to sea after parents forgot about her [independent via dt reader nathan] Octopus Mini Lilo, £4.37 []

Luck Be A Lady Tonight

Oh there are so many ways to parse this story about Amber Pangborn, who gave birth to her daughter Marisa alone in the forest. Where she was stranded out of gas. And attacked by placenta-hunting bees, And started a forest fire to get attention. Show More Summary

Made Like They Used To: Rolls Royce Silver Shadow Shooting Brake

We are on a road trip, and have spent the last week visiting with family in Orange County, Newport Beach, to be precise. Which has presented many opportunities to explain to the kids that Rolls Royces and Bentleys used to come from the same company, and that they were very fancy, and handbuilt cars of some rarity and prestige. Show More Summary

Children Standing Around Playgrounds Photobook

I'd seen the link to this before, but hadn't clicked through until dt reader Erik sent it along tonight. Photographer James Mollison has traveled the world to show what playgrounds look like, or more precisely, to show what masses of...Show More Summary

Dad Shows Dodgers How Interference Is Done In Chicago

Basically this Cubs fan's catch of a side-retiring foul ball was so awesome that while the Dodgers were demanding a player interference ruling, the crowd was going wild reviewing the tape. He and his 7mo accomplice were allowed to stay. Fan Makes Amazing Catch While Holding Sleeping Baby At Cubs Game [wgntv]

Confederate Flag Diaper Wipes

Are not out there yet, but they definitely should be. Someone get on it please.

Inside Out

I was a little doubtful that Pixar could pull off another incredible animated masterpiece going into the theater to see...

Renate Müller Playsculpture At Design Miami/Basel In Basel

Renate Müller is still alive and awesome, and for the last few years R&Co. in NYC has been bringing new creations by Müller alongside her pioneering East German-era designs. This is a play sculpture R&Co. are showing at Design Miami/Basel in Basel this week. Show More Summary

Riley Curry Wins NBA Championship

riley curry the g.o.a.t. — Jeff IRL @thecultureofme, June 20, 2015

Hate-Buy The Poky Little Puppy Today!

I've had Gabe Roth's Slate smackdown of perennial crap kids books like The Poky Little Puppy in my tabs for a couple of weeks now, and it is brutally on point. It is also apparently instrumental in boosting the Amazon ranking of The Poky Little Puppy into the low two digits. Show More Summary

Mad Max Fury Road Ponies By Kelsey Wailes

Speaking of clay, here are some Mad Max Fury Road My Little Ponies. Mad Max Fury Road Ponies [savethewailes via dt reader jp]

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