Like with anything, we trust a reference or recommendation from a friend more than that of a stranger. It should come as no surprise then that the same applies to voting. A couple of new apps have been developed to connect voters with their friends and facilitate political conversation amongst friend groups. Learn more about this technology at nytimes.com.
Just a nice little reminder how nice it is to doodle. Drawing is the simplest, fastest way to get an idea down, but can also be a great way to channel your energy into something positive. As the author and illustrator of this journal puts it, “ the great thing about a sketchbook is that it is for you. It’s where ideas, conscious and unconscious, form. Accidents happen, but they are happy accidents.” Read more about her story at nytimes.com.