This newsletter is a collection of things I have found in the last month that I enjoyed, found interesting, or simply wanted to share.
Ping of Pong
A look at the powerful connection between a pair of outdoor ping pong tables in the heart of New York City and the unlikely group of people they’ve brought together, from homeless people to investment bankers to gangbangers.
COFH, BIRF, CORS
Affiliation with sports teams, it seems, is a contemporary form of tribalism. “Our sports heroes are our warriors,” Cialdini once remarked. And tribal affiliation, along with satisfying our need for a sense of belonging, produces another social pleasure that’s not so warm and fuzzy: the good vibes of walloping your opponent. It’s what Germans call schadenfreude, literally “harm-joy,” the pleasure derived from others’ misfortune.
Around The Web
- Accuracy of Movies Based on a True Story
- Lightning Strike Density Map
- Oll Korrect
- The ESPN Logo Quiz
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Thanks for reading. Have a great month,