Business Writing Tips & Tools

  1. Papyrus — Write higher quality articles in less time /// via: Product Hunt
  2. Grammarly goes beyond grammar /// via: TechCrunch
  3. Cognifyd for Chrome — Browser extension that improves your business writing /// via: Product Hunt
  4. Hemingway Editor /// via: Hemingway App
  5. Check Spelling, Style, and Grammar with After the Deadline /// via: Polish My Writing
  6. ProWritingAid – the best grammar checker, style editor, and editing tool in one package. /// via: ProWritingAid
  7. editMinion /// via: editMinion
  8. Cliche Finder /// via:
  9. Count Words and Check Grammar /// via: Word Counter
  10. 10 Writing Mistakes People Make All the Time and How to Fix Them /// via: Influence & Co. Blog

Blog Content Strategies

  1. 17 Non-Negotiable Skills for Blog Writers in Any Business /// via: Search Engine Journal
  2. Content Strategy Tools — 7 steps and tools to create a content marketing strategy /// via: Product Hunt

Email Marketing

  1. 15 Sites to Download Free Email Newsletter Templates /// via: Hongkiat
  2. Improve Your Email Campaigns with These Fantastic Tools /// via: Designmodo
  3. 11 Powerful Email Marketing Tips You Need to Know

Link Building

  1. Link Building for Small Businesses: 7 Tactics That Really Work by @amelioratethis /// via: Search Engine Journal
  2. Building Links with Great Content – Natural Syndication Networks /// via: Moz
  3. Automated Link Building – A WordPress plugin to set SEO friendly links automatically | Product Hunt /// via: Product Hunt
  4. Link Building for a New Website: 20 Ideas to Get Links via @JulieJoyce /// via: Search Engine Journal
  5. How to Get Backlinks with Resource & Links Pages /// via: Search Engine Journal
Health Mood News

Mood Tips

  1. Do this one simple thing to be happier /// via: Fast Company
  2. Introverts, acting like an extrovert won’t make you happier
    via: Fast Company
  3. Anger Can Be Contagious — Here’s How To Stop The Spread
    via: NPR News
  4. How to train yourself to deal with criticism
    via: Fast Company



Health News

  1. Google’s SMILY is reverse image search for cancer diagnosis /// via: TechCrunch
  2. Quipcare — Dental insurance made simple /// via: Product Hunt
  3. Think You Don’t Need A Flu Shot? Here Are 5 Reasons To Change Your Mind
  4. Scientists Who Sparked Revolution In Cancer Treatment Share Nobel Prize In Medicine
  5. DaliaCare — A skin cancer detector for your phone
  6. New HIV Map Offers Most Detailed Look Yet At The Epidemic
  7. Teeth-straightening startup SmileDirectClub is now worth $3.2 billion

Youth Health

  1. The suicide rate for 15 to 24-year-olds is the highest it’s been in two decades
  2. How to get teens to give up junk food: Tell them they’re victims of corporate manipulation
  3. Anti-vaccination content haunts Big Tech
  4. Youngest Children In A Class Are Most Likely To Get ADHD Diagnosis
  5. Number Of U.S. Kids Who Don’t Have Health Insurance Is On The Rise
  6. Meet Bobbie, a baby formula delivery startup promising healthier ingredients
  7. How To Help Kids Overcome Their Fear Of Doctors And Shots
  8. Patients Give Doctors High Marks For Prescribing Antibiotics For Common Sniffles
  9. iPharmacy Roman fights stigmas with premature ejaculation meds
  10. Bro-ification of health? This “man cave” clinic gets men to go to the doctor

Drugs: Cures

  1. The unique, puzzling antidepressant effects of an illicit party drug
  2. In Close Vote, Denver Becomes 1st U.S. City To Decriminalize Psychedelic Mushrooms

Drugs: On Islands

  1. Blow up: how half a tonne of cocaine transformed the life of an island
  2. Meth and murder: A new kind of drug war has made Tijuana one of the deadliest cities on Earth

Drugs: Opiods

  1. More Kids Are Getting Placed In Foster Care Because Of Parents’ Drug Use /// via: NPR News
  2. Tired Of Being ‘Dope Sick,’ A Drug User Gets Help From Police To Get Sober
  3. Addiction Kills More Blacks, But Treatment Is Prescribed Mostly To Whites
  4. As Meth Use Surges, First Responders Struggle To Help Those In Crisis
  5. Poll: Rural Americans Rattled By Opioid Epidemic; Many Want Government Help
  6. Report: Americans Are Now More Likely To Die Of An Opioid Overdose Than On The Road

Drugs: Opiods + Doctors

  1. Nearly 60 Doctors, Other Medical Workers Charged In Federal Opioid Sting
  2. California Doctors Alarmed As State Links Their Opioid Prescriptions to Deaths

Drugs: Vaping

  1. E-cigarette study finds bacterial and fungal toxins in popular products
  2. Teen Vaping Soared In 2018


Food News

  1. The Chicken Is Local, But Was It Happy? GPS Now Tells The Life Story Of Your Poultry
  2. Fish farming could be the center of a future food system
  3. Yum and Yuck: The Psychology Of What We Eat…And What We Spit Out
  4. These high-tech storage containers will tell you when food goes bad

Food Finder

  1. The Good Stuff in New York – Neapolitan Pizza Finder
  2. Snap a photo of a menu and Google Lens can tell you what to order
  3. Kale.World — Nutrient based food and recipe finder
  4. Discover Meals — Find the meal recipes by the ingredients that you select.
  5. What to Eat in — Discover what real locals eat all around the world 🌍

Food Nutrition

  1. It’s Not Just Salt, Sugar, Fat: Study Finds Ultra-Processed Foods Drive Weight Gain
  2. How Did Chickpea Flour, A Staple Of Indian Cuisine, Become A Health Food Sensation?
    Should You Keep Taking Those Fish Oil And Vitamin D Pills?
  3. How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

Food Nutrition Policies

  1. Study: Sugar Rules The World And Ruins Teeth /// via: NPR News
  2. Will Gene-Edited Food Be Government Regulated?
  3. Lots Of Antibiotics Are Used In Beef Production. McDonald’s Vows To Change This
  4. Panera Bread launches new digital video series on food transparency
  5. Food Stamps For Soda: Time To End Billion-Dollar Subsidy For Sugary Drinks?

Vegetarian News

  1. Mylk Guys wants to be the online vegan grocery store that non-vegans can love /// via: TechCrunch
  2. The Vegan Filter — Filter & find vegan products on major shopping sites ✅
  3. Tradivegan — Traditional vegan recipes from all around the world 🌍🌱
  4. Beyoncé and JAY-Z Encourage Veganism in New Book Intro
  5. How To Get Meat Eaters To Eat More Plant-Based Foods? Make Their Mouths Water
  6. Swapping beef for plant-based protein could (literally) save lives
  7. In two months, Ikea sold 1 million of its new veggie hot dogs

Vegetarian & Alt-Meat

  1. Can plant-based meat grow from a $1 billion industry to a $20 billion industry?
  2. Big Beef Prepares For Battle, As Interest Grows In Plant-Based And Lab-Grown Meats
  3. It’s A Plant! Vegetarian Restaurant Lures In Meat-Lovers — And It’s Working
  4. 2019 will be the year alt-meat goes mainstream
  5. Here’s how the footprint of the plant-based Impossible Burger compares to beef


  1. Sleep Training Truths: What Science Can (And Can’t) Tell Us About Crying It Out /// via: NPR News
  2. Fish and humans sleep in similar ways /// via: Axios
  3. You really need to stop hitting the snooze button. Here’s why
  4. Turns out that morning people really are more productive than night owls
  5. Teens Sleeping Too Much, Or Not Enough? Parents Can Help
  6. The $70 billion quest for a good night’s sleep
  7. Why do so many Spotify users fall asleep to Ed Sheeran?
  8. Sleep Cycle adds ‘snore detection’ to its sleep-tracking Android app
  9. Sleepless No More In Seattle — Later School Start Time Pays Off For Teens

The Brain

Brain News

  1. Can You Reshape Your Brain’s Response To Pain?
  2. How The Brain Shapes Pain And Links Ouch With Emotion
  3. Why we lie to ourselves every day
  4. The Underestimated Cerebellum Gains New Respect From Brain Scientists

Brain Health

  1. 5 Simple Ways To Encourage Brain Development In Your Little One
  2. Scientists Test Whether Brain Stimulation Could Help Sharpen Aging Memory
  3. Scientists Test Whether Brain Stimulation Could Help Sharpen Aging Memory
    Doctors Say ‘Brain Health’ Supplements Are ‘Pseudoscience’

Brain, Memory

  1. How Trauma Affects Memory: Scientists Weigh In On The Kavanaugh Hearing
  2. Scientists start to unravel how the brain forgets


Education News

  1. Congress Considers Making College More Accessible To People In Prison
  2. How to fix segregation in NYC schools? Let students hack the algorithm
  3. Nearly 180,000 Students Won’t Have To Repay Loans From For-Profit Higher Ed Company

Education & Kids

  1. So How Do You Teach Kids To Be Honest?
  2. People who grow up with books have better math and digital communication skills
  3. Why Millions Of Kids Can’t Read, And What Better Teaching Can Do About It
  4. Apple’s new ‘Sesame Street’-themed TV show will teach kids coding basics

Eduational Kids Apps

  1. Tappity — Tappity teaches your child about science from experts.
  2. Google’s latest app, Rivet, uses speech processing to help kids learn to read



  1. American parents are depressed, and the reason why is even more depressing /// via: Fast Company
  2. 73% Of Independent Musicians Suffer From Stress, Anxiety And Depression /// via: hypebot
  3. Feeling steamed? You’re not alone: Americans hit record levels of stress, worry, and anger /// via: Fast Company
  4. Moody — An easy way to track depression and anxiety /// via: Product Hunt


  1. Elon Musk’s Neuralink looks to begin outfitting human brains with faster input and output starting next year /// via: TechCrunch
  2. Neuroscience says listening to this song reduces anxiety by up to 65 percent /// via: Fast Company
  3. Your body is a map of your emotions /// via: Fast Company

Mood & Screentime Correlation

  1. Can screen time replace the warmth of a hug? Prisons make a big push on devices /// via: Fast Company
  2. Our phones are making us unwell–but behavioral design can help /// via: Fast Company
  3. Nielsen: the second screen is booming as 45% often or always use devices while watching TV /// via: TechCrunch
  4. Limiting social media use reduced loneliness and depression in new experiment /// via: TechCrunch
  5. Teen Girls And Their Moms Get Candid About Phones And Social Media /// via: NPR News

Mood Tips

  1. How Microexpressions Can Make Moods Contagious /// via: NPR News
  2. Introverts, acting like an extrovert won’t make you happier /// via: Fast Company
  3. Anger Can Be Contagious — Here’s How To Stop The Spread /// via: NPR News
  4. How to train yourself to deal with criticism /// via: Fast Company


FemTech & Health

  1. The U.S. fertility rate reached a record low last year
  2. Sextech company scorned by CES scores $2M and an apology
  3. 60% of U.S. deaths from pregnancy complications are preventable: CDC
  4. It’s a new era for fertility tech
  5. Researchers develop earrings that double as contraceptives
  6. Femtech’s billion-dollar year

Elvie, Pumps, Bra, & Breast Cancer

  1. Elvie raises $42M to become the go-to destination for women’s health
  2. Elvie raises $42M to become the go-to destination for women’s health
  3. Breast-pump maker Elvie raises $42 million in biggest femtech investment yet
  4. Lilu Massage Bra — The first pumping bra that helps moms get 30% more milk

Violence, Date/Marital Rape Against Women

  1. An Epidemic of Disbelief /// via: Longform
  2. The Billboard
  3. Poll: More Believe Ford Than Kavanaugh, A Cultural Shift From 1991
  4. Military sexual assaults jumped to 20,000, Pentagon survey finds
  5. Tech companies step in to stop date rape
  6. Why women are indefinitely sharing their locations
  7. This Woman Fought To End Minnesota’s ‘Marital Rape’ Exception, And Won
  8. U.N. Report: 50,000 Women A Year Are Killed By Intimate Partners, Family Members
  9. Can A Woman’s Rising Social Status Bring Down Rates Of Domestic Violence?


  1. Tampons are not “luxury” items: Why this campaign says the period tax must end
  2. Student Spurs Brookline, Mass., To Offer Free Tampons And Pads In Public Buildings
  3. Daye, a startup developing a ‘cramp-fighting’ tampon, raises $5.5M from Khosla, Index and Kindred
  4. Exclusive: Google releases 53 gender fluid emoji
  5. A startup trying to detect endometriosis through ‘smart tampons’ just landed $9 million in Series A funding
  6. Women finally get a menstruation emoji
  7. Garmin adds menstrual cycle tracking to devices


Amazon News

  1. WSJ: Amazon to open new US grocery chain separate from Whole Foods
  2. Amazon is using your data to send you free samples

Amazon Delivery

  1. How Amazon’s delivery robots will navigate your sidewalk
  2. Amazon has launched over 200 delivery businesses in its race to get to one-day shipping
  3. Amazon offers employees $10K and 3 months’ pay to start their own delivery businesses
  4. Amazon built an electronic vest to improve worker/robot interactions
  5. Packing boxes with Amazonian speed
  6. Amazon will spend $800M to bring free one-day shipping to Prime

Amazon Echo

  1. Google Assistant will now be nicer if you say “Please” and “Thank you”
  2. Amazon rolls out Alexa Guard, to help protect your home while you’re out
  3. The number of Alexa skills in the U.S. more than doubled in 2018
  4. Here’s why Amazon’s Super Bowl ad won’t trigger Alexa
  5. Review: Amazon Echo Input is the easiest way to stream media to speakers
  6. You’ll never look at your Amazon Echo the same way after this short film

Amazon Shopping

  1. Amazon launches “Storefronts” to promote small businesses
  2. Amazon Showroom — A visual shopping experience

Amazon Stats

  1. It took Amazon 5 years to make its first $1 billion, and only 2 days to make its latest billion
  2. How Big Is Amazon? Its Many Businesses In One Chart



  1. Google wants to turn your emails into mini apps
  2. BEE Email Templates for Gmail — Beautiful & editable templates right in your Gmail account
  3. Gmail turns 15, gets Smart Compose improvements and email scheduling

Google Docs

  1. ImportDoc — Use the content from a Google Doc in any web page /// via: Product Hunt
  2. Coda | A doc as powerful as an app.
  3. You Don’t Need WordPress — Create a blog with only Google Docs

Google Maps

  1. Apple Maps is catching up to Google Maps. Here’s how it can beat it /// via: Fast Company
  2. Google Maps adds ability to see speed limits and speed traps in 40+ countries
  3. Plus codes
  4. Watch out Facebook, Google Maps on iOS now lets users track their favorite businesses, too

Google My Business

  1. Google ramps up competition with Facebook Pages with new tools for local businesses – TechCrunch
  2. Google My Business Marketing Kit

Google Sheets Tools

  1. 27 incredibly useful things you didn’t know Google Sheets could do
  2. Glide — Create mobile apps from Google Sheets
  3. Flookup — Fuzzy matching and lookup add-on for Google Sheets
  4. Updatefy — Convert a Google Sheet into a embed update page.


  1. YouTube confirms a test where the comments are hidden by default
  2. Music Is Now YouTube’s Most Profitable Category

Google Play & App Store

  1. App revenue tops $39 billion in first half of 2019, up 15% from first half of last year
  2. Google Play is changing how app ratings work
  3. The App Store created 164 new million-dollar publishers in 2018, twice that of Google Play
  4. App Store generated 93% more revenue than Google Play in Q3

Vehicle Tech

Driving News

  1. This electric road charges your car while you drive
  2. This optical illusion crosswalk in London tricks drivers into slowing down

Flying Cars, Etc News

  1. This is what the busiest air-travel day in aviation history looks like /// via: Fast Company
  2. Another state is looking at propelling people through tubes at 670 mph /// via: TechCrunch
  3. Uber’s flying taxi director of engineering is joining us at TC Sessions: Mobility
  4. Flying taxis could be more efficient than gas and electric cars on long-distance trips
  5. Elon Musk eyes robotaxis to transform Tesla into a $500 billion company


  1. Elon Musk thinks Tesla can build 1M “robotaxis” in the next year

Tesla News

  1. Tesla has a design for a submarine car just sitting around
  2. A year’s worth of Porsche Taycans are already reserved, mostly by Tesla owners
  3. Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s year in one chart
  4. Elon Musk wasn’t wrong about automating the Model 3 assembly line — he was just ahead of his time
  5. Tesla reports $702 million loss in first quarter


  1. Elon Musk’s SpaceX just launched 60 internet-beaming satellites to space
  2. SpaceX records another first for reusable rocketry by catching Falcon Heavy fairing with a boat

Space News

  1. Crowdfunded solar sail spacecraft moves closer to flying on light alone /// via: TechCrunch
  2. This 46-minute John F. Kennedy speech reshaped the history of space exploration (and it almost didn’t happen)
    NASA Probe Sends Pictures Of An Object 4 Billion Miles From The Sun
  3. Report: Jeff Bezos wants to take Blue Origin straight to the moon

Flying News

  1. Air France-KLM’s radical new plane design could change the way the world flies

Uber Copter News

  1. Uber Copter offers on-demand JFK helicopter service for top-tier users
  2. Uber envisions Uber Air will one day be cheaper than owning a car
  3. Uber and AT&T team up for always-on connectivity for Uber Copter and Uber Air

Lyft & Uber News

  1. How Uber will become an ad company, starting with Eats Pool
  2. Why Uber and Lyft want to create walled gardens–and why it’s bad for urban mobility
  3. Lyft is teaming up with nonprofits to get people in need where they need to go

Uber & Lyft Drivers

  1. If you’ll pay more, new Uber Comfort offers Quiet Rides /// via: TechCrunch
  2. Uber and Lyft are reportedly giving drivers cash to buy shares in their respective IPOs
  3. Uber offers shareable video of drivers’ ‘journey’
  4. Uber Black launches Quiet Driver Mode
  5. Uber now allows female drivers in Saudi Arabia to choose to only drive other women

Waymo News

  1. Waymo is now allowed to transport passengers in its self-driving vehicles on California roads /// via: TechCrunch
  2. Waymo is now allowed to transport passengers in its self-driving vehicles on California roads
  3. Waymo and Lyft partner to scale self-driving robotaxi service in Phoenix
  4. Waymo launches self-driving car service Waymo One
    Waymo picks Detroit factory to build self-driving cars


  1. Paladin Drones picks up $1.3M to give first responders a live feed of emergencies
  2. If Drones Had ‘Claws,’ They Might Be Able To Fly For Longer
  3. These tree-planting drones are firing seed missiles to restore the world’s forests
  4. The world’s largest drone delivery network is launching in Ghana

Bike Tech

  1. Madison is the first city to go 100% electric for its bike share
  2. I rode the 300-pound electric tricycle that could be the future of urban deliveries

Helmet Tech

  1. A new bike helmet offers a novel way to stop concussions
  2. Park & Diamond — Collapsible bike helmet 🚴‍♂️🧢


Robot News

  1. These giant robots are death machines for weeds
  2. You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane
  3. This popular kids’ toy doubles as a robot that holds 24,000 times its own mass
  4. Here is the world’s first robotics museum–built by robots, of course
  5. This Brooklyn man makes massive robotic costumes out of junk
  6. Watch the ANYmal quadrupedal robot go for an adventure in the sewers of Zurich

Human-Like Robots

  1. Georgia Tech’s ant-sized micro-robots move through vibration /// via: TechCrunch
  2. MIT’s human-mirroring robot nails the Bottle Cap Challenge /// via: TechCrunch
  3. MIT develops a better way for robots to predict human movement
  4. This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms
  5. Researchers create first mind-controlled robot arm that works well without surgery

Robots That Can ‘Detect’

  1. A new robot can now identify objects by touch
  2. MIT’s recycling sorting robot can ‘feel’ the difference between materials
  3. Goodwill robots will now confirm if
    that secondhand Gucci bag is real

Robot Deliveries

  1. These cute little robots now deliver late-night snacks to world’s luckiest college kids
  2. 8 robots racing to win the delivery wars of 2019
  3. Amazon is piloting its own delivery robot
  4. FedEx’s first delivery robot will climb your stairs and hand you a pizza

Boston Dynamics

  1. SpotMini — A nimble robot that can handle objects & climbs stairs
  2. Boston Dynamics acquires a 3D vision startup in bid to put its robots to work
  3. Watch Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot leap up massive steps like it’s nothing
  4. YouBionic adds creepy hands to SpotMini, the creepy robot dog

Mixed Reality

Artificial Intelligence

  1. Here’s why we need more diversity in AI /// via: Fast Company
  2. This neat Excel trick uses your phone to import paper spreadsheets
  3. Age Recognition by Everypixel — AI to detect an age of people on photos
    Digital Bible — The world’s first AI-powered Bible.

Google & AI

  1. Google Duplex: An AI System for Accomplishing Real-World Tasks Over the Phone
  2. Google Shadow Art — Try your hands at shadow puppetry with the help of AI 🐶

Augmented Reality

  1. YouTube’s new AR Beauty Try-On lets viewers virtually try on makeup while watching video reviews
  2. The Statue of Liberty gets an AR app to celebrate its new museum
  3. Convergence — The AR-enabled book about AR
  4. Notable Me — Put your face on a bill using AR
  5. Weird Cuts — Make collages in AR space using photography by Google

Virtual Reality

  1. VR is training cops to empathize with the people they might kill
  2. I watched the NBA Playoffs in VR, and it’s going to change how you watch sports
  3. The iPod of VR is here, and you should try it

Recognition (Facial, etc)

  1. Here’s AOC calling out the vicious circle of white men building biased face AI
  2. Amazon under greater shareholder pressure to limit sale of facial recognition tech to the government
  3. Your smartwatches may soon know way, way more about what you’re doing
  4. Your smartwatches may soon know way, way more about what you’re doing
  5. Microsoft is worried facial recognition tech will erode civil liberties
  6. Facial recognition presents tech world with a lucrative, but dystopian future
  7. Cars will soon use biometrics to recognize you by your eyes, skin, gait and heartbeat


  1. Wearable motion detectors identify subtle motor deficits in children
  2. These temporary electronic tattoos could redefine wearables

Privacy + Tech

  1. Want to reduce fraud? Make a better password, dummy!
  2. Metro — Now you can collect data from other websites. No, really.
  3. Google now lets you auto-delete your app activity, location and web history
  4. Incognito mode won’t keep your browsing private. Do this instead
  5. This is the most interesting UI design of the year so far
  6. Spotify alums create Canopy content suggester that won’t steal your data

More Tech Company News


  1. 7 Secrets to Creating Impressive LinkedIn Showcase Pages
  2. SpringRole — A LinkedIn alternative on the blockchain
  3. LinkedIn integrates and updates jobs and hiring platforms, hits 20M job postings
  4. How to Create a Content Marketing Plan Using LinkedIn
  5. LinkedIn Lets Advertisers Target Users by Interest by @MattGSouthern
  6. 40% of LinkedIn Members Visit the Site Every Day, Engagement is up 60% by @MattGSouthern

LinkedIn Tools

  1. LinkedIn Review 2.0 — Get instant feedback on your LinkedIn profile, powered by AI
  2. Link2Sheet — Save LinkedIn profiles to a Google Sheet with one click


  1. How To Geo-Target Your Mailchimp Emails Automatically
  2. Mailchimp’s Ben Chestnut on bootstrapping a startup to $700M in revenue
  3. More than ever, Mailchimp is about way more than mail
  4. Mailchimp expands from email to full marketing platform, says it will make $700M in 2019


  1. Cloudflare rolls out its privacy service to iOS, Android
  2. Cloudflare’s Warp is a VPN that might actually make your mobile connection better


  1. GitHub Free users now get unlimited private repositories
  2. GitHub launches Actions, its workflow automation tool


  1. The North Face booed by SEO community after manipulating Google image search results
  2. China has now blocked Wikipedia in all languages
  3. Younger users rely on snippets and knowledge panel, often don’t click, survey says
  4. Forrester: Wikipedia Lost 21% Of Their Traffic After Google Featured Snippets Launched
  5. Golden unveils a Wikipedia alternative focused on emerging tech and startups


  1. Exclusive: Adobe’s new transparent display /// via: Axios
  2. Adobe has an ambitious plan to help the public spot fake images
  3. Adobe’s new painting and drawing app will be called Adobe Fresco
  4. Adobe Lightroom adds tutorials, shared albums and texture control
  5. 20+ Best Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Posters + Flyers


  1. Airbnb launches Adventures, its foray into extreme tours
  2. Airbnb now allows hosts to donate their profits to help displaced people find housing
  3. The Plum Guide raises $18.5M to expand its ‘vacation homes for the elite’ service
  4. Exclusive: Airbnb will start designing houses in 2019
  5. Marriott is reportedly launching a home-sharing product in the US

Y Combinator

  1. OpenAI’s Sam Altman and Greg Brockman will tell Disrupt about tomorrow’s jobs
  2. Sam Altman’s science camp
  3. Y Combinator wants to fund these wild new ways to capture CO2
  4. Y Combinator issues a request for geo-engineering startups because climate change is real and we’re all going to die

Product Hunt

  1. Product Hunt Game — Try to predict how successful a product will be
  2. MakerSite — Create a website with your Product Hunt profile
  3. Produckhunt — Duckhunt but with Product Hunt
  4. Design Gallery of every Top Hunted Product | TopHuntFolio
  5. Top Hunts Time Machine


Fixing Housing

  1. Google just committed $1 billion to build new housing in the Bay Area
  2. Market map: the 200+ innovative startups transforming affordable housing
  3. There will soon be a whole community of ultra-low-cost 3D-printed homes
  4. This black female entrepreneur is rebuilding D.C. with foreign dollars—and a dream
  5. 4 popular, innovative ideas to help fix America’s housing crisis
  6. What if paying rent on time boosted your credit score?

Tiny Houses

  1. This cozy apartment can be dropped onto existing buildings, and it only costs $11K
    via: Fast Company
  2. Drones could spray your next house out of a hose
  3. Drones could spray your next house out of a hose
  4. These gorgeous tiny houses can operate entirely off the grid
  5. Want new affordable housing quickly? Try splitting up existing homes

Redesigning Cities

  1. These 15 urban design projects are reinventing cities for a zero-carbon future
  2. Can cities design policies to shrink the racial wealth gap?
  3. How to redesign cities to fight loneliness


  1. This ad shows the true cost of world hunger
  2. Can you ace this test on global poverty?
  3. This basic income program will give $1,000 a month to black mothers
  4. Report: Child Poverty Could Be Cut In Half Over 10 Years, At A Hefty Price

Home Inventory Tech

  1. Welcome to Amazon’s Showroom
  2. WIZT — A home inventory app to record, search and locate items fast


  1. Why can’t we build anything? (Part 2)
  2. NYC’s first shapeshifting building is finally here (The price tag? $400 million)


  1. Putting this material on roofs can help clean up smoggy air
  2. This super-reflective coating keeps buildings cool so we don’t need as much AC
  3. This project is mapping every solar panel in the country using machine learning

Homeless Stories

  1. Kicked Off the Land
    via: Longform
  2. 10 million homeless people have clean socks thanks to Bombas
  3. Trying Not To Break Down — A Homeless Teen Navigates Middle School

Fixing Home-less-ness

  1. This real estate company figured out a simple way to offer the homeless a house and a job
  2. 3 cities in the U.S. have ended chronic homelessness: Here’s how they did it

Homeless + Tech

  1. This tech CEO is offering a $1 million donation to inspire tech companies to help fight homelessness
    This tech company is giving half a million to fight homelessness


  1. Proposed Rule Could Evict 55,000 Children From Subsidized Housing
    HUD: 55,000 kids at risk of eviction under proposed rule

Web Performance


Design Tips

  1. 10 Web Design Trends We’re Already Over
  2. The Alternative Dictionary of Web Design Terms
  3. A short guide for non-designers to not suck at design
  4. GrowthList – Best Growth Hacks for your Business

Comprehensive Design Tools

  1. Awesome Design Tools
  2. | Free Tools for Makers
  3. Undesign
  4. DesignBase
  5. Every shortcut for designers in one place 🚀
  6. LisaDziuba/Awesome-Design-Tools

Branding & Logos

  1. These concept ads are great ideas for social good campaigns that don’t exist yet /// via: Fast Company
  2. I’ve been studying logos for decades. Here’s what changed this year
  3. Zara’s new logo may be the future of branding, love it or hate it
  4. The best and worst branding of 2018
  5. What not to call your web design company – Blog
  6. Squarespace’s sleek redesign rejects cliché Silicon Valley branding

Typography Tips + Font Tools & Resources

  1. Soffa Sans — The world’s comfiest font by Ikea 🛋️ /// via: Product Hunt
  2. 10 Tools for Creating Your Own Custom Font /// via: Speckyboy Design Magazine
  3. Font Combinations Library /// via: Font Combinations Library
  4. Ficture — The font in use archive that will inspire you /// via: Product Hunt
  5. A terrible type foundry /// via: enFont Terrible
  6. Typography Terms Cheat Sheet /// via: Nielsen Norman Group
  7. Public Sans /// via:

Google Fonts

  1. Optimizing Google Fonts Performance
  2. Google Font Previewer for Chrome
  3. Making Google Fonts Faster⚡ – Clio + Calliope – Medium /// via: Medium
  4. Pair & Compare: Font Pairing and Comparison tool (with
    Google Fonts) /// via: Pair & Compare: Font Pairing and Comparing tool | Google Fonts playground
  5. Google Fonts is Adding font-display /// via: CSS-Tricks

Free Web Builder Tools

  1. Free & Simple Website Builder : Create Site on Mobile or Desktop
  2. Free & Simple Website Builder : Create Site on Mobile or Desktop
  3. Gridbox v5.0 — Powerful visual bootstrap builder for designers & developers
  4. Grapedrop | Responsive, Free, Website Page Builder


  1. How to Become a UX Designer by Learning UX Design on Your Own | MAD UX
  2. UX Overflow — The place where designers find answers.
  3. A comprehensive list of UX clichés

UI: Animations

  1. The Tiny Short Animation Trend in Web Design /// via: Speckyboy Design Magazine
  2. useAnimations — An animated icon library for your projects
  3. Best Free Tools for Adding Dynamic Animations to UI
  4. BeatFlyer — The easiest way to animate your designs

UI: Help

  1. What are the key differences between UX and UI?
  2. The Golden Ratio in Design: Examples & Tips
  3. UI Recipes — Weekly 15 min lessons on UI design from the hottest apps

UI: Trends

  1. Beautiful web app screenshots
  2. 2019 UI and UX Design Trends
  3. 20 web design trends for 2019 | Webflow Blog

Adobe XD

  1. 10 Tutorials to Help You Master Adobe XD
  2. Adobe XD 19.0 — Design systems, components, and so much more
  3. unDraw for XD — Open-source illustrations directly into Adobe XD
  4. Data Populator
  5. Free Download: Non-Profit UI Kit for Adobe XD
  6. Adobe launches an Adobe XD accelerator to woo developers
  7. Adobe XD CC 13.0 — The future of experience design is here.


CSS Tips

  1. That Time I Tried Browsing the Web Without CSS
  2. CSS can do that?
  3. Quicklink
  4. Common CSS Issues For Front-End Projects

CSS Tools

  1. Relearn CSS layout
  2. Blendy — Preview CSS background blend modes easily
  3. Gradient Borders in CSS
  4. Amino: Live CSS Editor for Chrome
  5. CSSFX – Beautifully simple click-to-copy CSS effects
  6. CSS Grid Generator — Simple tool to generate css grids

CSS Chrome Extensions

  1. Palette Creator
  2. CSSViewer
  3. CSS Peeper

CSS Link Effects

  1. Animating Links – CSS Animation


Static & HTML

  1. HTML can do that?
  2. It’s pretty cool how Netlify CMS works with any flat file site generator
  3. Static Pages — Upload static HTML pages to WordPress websites 🚀
  4. Make My Link Longer — The URL-elongator you’ve always needed

Chrome Extension Code Validators

  1. Web Developer
  2. HTML Validator

Design Systems

  1. Getting Started with Design Systems — A free book that’s simple in structure, human in explanation
  2. When Do We Need A Design System? An Interview With Brad Frost
  3. Adele – Design Systems and Pattern Libraries Repository

Free Wireframing Tools

  1. Draftium – Turbo prototyping tool for websites 🚀
  2. Zen Flowchart =
  3. Justinmind
  4. Marvel
  5. Whimsical – Pricing

Code Snippets

  1. Poolside FM 2.0 — Super-summer music website inspired by a ’90s OS /// via: Product Hunt
  2. Responsive Iframes /// via: CSS-Tricks
  3. 🍞 Toast Pop /// via:
  4. Popup Trombone
    via: Matthew Rayfield World
  5. nextapps-de/spotlight
  6. 10 Powerful & Inspiring Examples of Explosions in Web Design
  7. Template Archives – Free Bootstrap Themes & Templates
  8. Spero – Trendy looking Free Bootstrap template
  9. Understanding grid placement through building a HTML periodical table
  10. Magnify — Push out beautiful website announcements in 10 seconds.
  11. 10 Incredible Text Masking Effects Examples
  12. Forge Your Own (Animation) Path with These Snippets

Snippets via CoDrops

  1. Creating Grid-to-Fullscreen Animations with Three.js
  2. Animated Image Columns | Codrops
  3. Image Reveal Hover Effects | Codrops

Menu Designs

  1. 10 Modern Examples of Slide-Out Sidebars
  2. The Hamburger & Mega-Menu Combination Design Trend

Web Sliders

  1. ykob/fullscreen-slider
  2. Why Web Sliders Suck and 5 Ways To Fix Them – UX/UI Advice

Footer Design

  1. Why Your Footer Isn’t Getting a Lot of Engagement (And How to Fix It)
  2. 4 Best Practices for Designing Mega-Footers


Free Form Builders

  1. FormSubmit 2.0 — Receive your site’s form submission directly to your inbox
    via: Product Hunt
  2. JotForm Mobile Forms — Robust forms that work anywhere
  3. Formsquare — Build forms or surveys in just minutes, for free
  4. — Build customizable widgets like quizzes, forms & calculators
  5. Forma — Create complex forms in a few clicks
  6. Form, by Mason — Build and deploy stunning Airtable-enabled forms


  1. VideoAsk 2.0 — Typeform’s VideoAsk is now available on your web browser
  2. Conversations by Typeform
  3. Typeform Connect — Get your data moving
  4. An Interactive Video by Typeform — Inception in your browser

Image Optimization

Amazing Images

  1. Creative 4D Artworks That Invade Reality
  2. 70 Creative Advertisements That Make You Look Twice – Hongkiat
  3. 60+ Outstanding Out of Bounds Photos
  4. These oddly satisfying photos reveal the inner workings of everyday objects

Images & SEO

  1. Google Image Search Needs Image & Associated Landing Page Both Indexed
  2. Google: Alt Image Attribute Is Used By Web Search But More So For Image Search

Free Stock Image Sources

  1. Image Finder 2.0 — Free stock photos from various websites
  2. Font Famous
  3. Absurd Design — Free surrealist illustrations for landing pages. 💡
  4. LandingStock — A collection of free images for your landing page
  5. 300+ free design resources
  6. OneClickClip – Stock Animated GIFs free for commercial use
  7. CC Search
  8. Pixel Mob — Royalty-free images from numerous sources for you to use.
  9. Stock Image Search Engine – More Than 50 Best Sources | Everypixel
  10. Free Stock Photos: High-Res Images for Websites & Commercial Use

Web Image Tips

  1. Is my site serving WebP images? – ShortPixel Blog
  2. SVG vs PNG vs JPG: Image Format Pros & Cons
  3. 5 Secrets of Image-Rich Websites

Image Effects

  1. This neural network detects whether faces have been Photoshopped
  2. Gumlet — Image resize-as-a-service
  3. Mona Lisa frown: Machine learning brings old paintings and photos to life
  4. Remove Background from Image –
  5. Stencil for WordPress — Create images quickly inside of WordPress.Live Studio: Print — Bring photos to life with augmented reality.
  6. Live Studio: Print — Bring photos to life with augmented reality.
  7. ColouriseSG

Blur Effects

  1. DepthBlur — Get the portrait mode effect on any photo using AI
  2. Redacted — Easily blur/pixelate/black out parts of an image

Images for Social Media

  1. Social Media Image Sizes for 2018: A Guide for Marketers
  2. Free Image Resizer | Resize Your Images for Social Media | Promo
  3. Social Media Image Resizing Tool | Landscape by Sprout Social

SVG Tools, Tips, and Sources

  1. WebGrid SVG building tool — A web app that lets you create and download svg documents.
  2. Font Kiko – Free Icon Font, SVG, AI, EPS – Download Now!
  3. 10 Fantastic Sites for Downloading Free Vector Templates
  4. SVGmator!
  5. Svgbob Editor – Convert your ascii diagram scribbles into happy little SVG
  6. Change Color of SVG on Hover
  7. A Practical Guide To SVG And Design Tools
  8. SVG Filter Effects: Moving ForwardBlobmaker
  9. Blobmaker


  1. Free Designs by Delesign — Customizable illustrations & more /// via: Product Hunt
  2. When you can’t find the words, 65 new emoji are here for you /// via: Google Blog
  3. Round Icons – 38,000 Premium Icon Packed in One Bundle Flat Line Glyph
  4. Humaaans: Mix-&-Match illustration library
  5. Free vector illustrations –
  6. Illustration Gallery — Royalty-free illustrations for your projects
  7. unDraw | Colorful illustrations

Data Visualization

  1. Google Trends gets integrated into Data Studio via free third-party app
  2. Open Census Data — Visualize & download neighborhood demographic Insights
  3. Data Visualization in Web Design: 12 Stunning Examples

Data Visualization Tools

  1. TradingView Lightweight Charts — Lightweight charts that are free, open-source & feature-rich
  2. Google Earth Studio — Let the world tell your story
  3. Charte — Free online interactive charts for non-techies


Speed Tips

  1. 3 Image Optimization Tips for Faster Speeds & Higher Rankings via @krisjonescom
  2. How to Speed Up Website With Tag
  3. 9 Tips for Speeding Up Your Website in 2019
  4. How to Take Your Website Beyond Fast by @brentcsutoras

Speed Reports & Monitoring

  1. Treo 2.0 — Easy-to-use page speed monitoring tool with powerful reports
  2. Google Shows Off the New Speed Report Coming to Search Console by @MattGSouthern


  1. Preload, prefetch and other link tags
  2. GoogleChromeLabs/quicklink


Accessibility News

  1. Alexa can now read your WordPress blogs out loud
  2. 7 accessibility-focused startups snag grants from Microsoft
  3. Apple & Google celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with featured apps, new shortcuts

Accessibility Tools

  1. Use Color Accessibility Tools to Improve Your Website Design
  2. Transcriber — Transcribe any audio/video to text in minutes
  3. UI Sound Inspiration for UX/UI Design
  4. UI Sound Inspiration for UX/UI Design

Accessibility Checklist

  1. Web Audit — Simple checklist for website performance & accessibility
  2. Accessibility Cheatsheet

SEO Tips

  1. How Important Are Tags for SEO?
    via: Search Engine Journal
  2. Top 36 SEO Insights of the Year from Google’s John Mueller
    via: Search Engine Journal
  3. Google Produced 92% of US Organic Search Visits in Q3 2018
    via: Search Engine Journal
  4. Google is right; click-through and conversion rates kinda don’t matter
    via: Search Engine Land
  5. How Customer-Centric FAQ Pages Can Improve Content Marketing Results
    via: Hubspot
  6. How Google’s New Layout Predicts the Future of SEO
    via: Neil Patel
  7. On social media, sell your brand, not your stuff
    via: Fast Company
  8. Is ‘the fold’ still a thing in today’s scrolling and skimming culture?
    via: The Mobile Spoon
  9. SEO Analyzer By Neil Patel — A free SEO analyzer for your site
    via: Product Hunt
  10. How to Crush Your Competitors With TF-IDF
    via: Moz

SEO Tools

  1. The Top 15 Free SEO Tools You Should Be Using via @jonleeclark
    via: Search Engine Journal
  2. Free visual keyword research & content ideas tool
    via: AnswerThePublic
  3. Google Correlate
    via: Google Trends
  4. SEO Suite – 100% Free SEO Tools
    via: SEO Suite


  1. Why it’s worth targeting keywords with no-to-low monthly search volume
  2. Google Shows Your Site’s Average Ranking Position for the Keyword You Search For by @MattGSouthern
    via: Search Engine Journal
  3. Evolving Keyword Research to Match Your Buyer’s Journey
    via: Moz

Advice on Links

  1. All Links are Not Created Equal: 20 New Graphics on Google’s Valuation of Links
    via: Moz
  2. Google Does Not Index Redirected Pages
    via: Search Engine Roundtable
  3. Google Recommends Using One URL for All Seasonal Content by @MattGSouthern
    via: Search Engine Journal
  4. Google: Too Many Repeated Internal Links Doesn’t Hurt
    via: Search Engine Roundtable
  5. 12 Completely Outdated SEO Practices You Should Avoid by @searchmastergen
    via: Search Engine Journal

Local Search Optimization

  1. 9 Essential Local SEO & Listings Management Tools by @MaddyOsman
    via: Search Engine Journal
  2. What Is a Local Link & How to Find More Local Link Opportunities by @sllewuy
    via: Search Engine Journal
  3. 85% of consumers disregard local reviews more than 3 months old
    via: Search Engine Land
  4. Key local stats every marketer needs to know
    via: Search Engine Land
  5. Google Q&A: More than 90 percent of questions unanswered by business owners
    via: Search Engine Land


  1. Google makes emails more dynamic with AMP for Email
  2. Google Serves 11X More AMPHTML Ads Compared to Last Year by @MattGSouthern
    Visual Stories — AMP Story builder, blogging and content marketing platform
    Google’s John Mueller Offers Guidance on Building AMP-Only Sites by @MattGSouthern
  3. AMP Templates — Beautiful, responsive AMP templates. Builder included.


Video Marketing

  1. StoryScroll — turn blog posts into scrolling videos for Instagram Stories
    via: Product Hunt
  2. 18 Must-See Video Marketing Secrets & Insights by @lisabuyer
    via: Search Engine Journal
  3. YouTube Ads: What Marketers Need to Know
    via: Social Media Marketing | Social Media Examiner
  4. YouTube SEO: Top Factors to Invest In – Whiteboard Friday
    via: Moz


  1. How to Add Facebook Live Chat to Your Website
  2. Tinybot — Easily create powerful Twitter bots, no code necessary

JavaScript & SEO

  1. Google: Huge Opportunity In Knowing JavaScript For Technical SEO
  2. Move Over SEO: How Developers Can Generate You More Traffic
    Google’s John Mueller Predicts Much More JavaScript in SEO in the Coming Years by @MattGSouthern
  3. Google Video Describes What Sites Need Help With SEO When Using JavaScript

SEO Chrome Extensions

  1. 7 Essential SEO Browser Extensions & Plugins by @beanstalkim
  2. Google Similar Pages

PPC Tools

  1. If you’re not remarketing keywords, you’re missing out
  2. Ubersuggest 3.0 — Neil Patel’s free keyword research tool
  3. How to Get Google Ads Certification: A Step-by-Step Guide by @coreydmorris
  4. 6 Unique & Free Keyword Research Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed by @MaddyOsman
  5. Automatic Keyword Planner — AI that generate 50 keywords + a planning spreadsheet


  1. Minimal Google Analytics Snippet — A simple snippet for tracking page views on your website.
  2. Campaign URL Builder — Google Analytics Demos & Tools
  3. 5 Useful SEO Insights You Can Learn from Google Analytics by @natalieannhoben
  4. DuckDuckGo Traffic Up 50% from Last Year, Hits New Record of 30M Daily Searches by @MattGSouthern
  5. If you’re not using Remarketing Lists and Similar Audiences for Search, you’re leaving money on the table


  1. PingPing — A simple tool to monitor your website and SSL
  2. How to Install SSL Certificate for Your Website – Ultimate Guide
  3. Myth Busting: HTTPS Not Required For Google Indexing & Ranking
  4. Nearly half of users have a bad reaction to ‘not secure’ browser warning, survey finds


  1. You don’t need to be a coder
  2. Flashcards for Developers
  3. Front-end Developer Handbook 2019 – Learn the entire JavaScript, CSS and HTML development practice!
  4. Front-end development is not a problem to be solved

Responsive Checker

  1. One Click Test — Tool for quickly testing your design layout in one click.
  2. Responsive Images Plugins by Cloudimage — Make images fully responsive and fast automatically 🖼🚀
  3. 10 Tools & Apps for Testing Your Responsive Design
  4. Responsive Design Checker — Check how responsive is your website across device sizes

Video Tools

  1. 7 Best Video Compression Tools for 2019
    via: Hongkiat
  2. BentenSound — Free stock music for your videos. Unsplash for music.
    via: Product Hunt
  3. Locomotion — Finally, easy stop motion movies
    via: Product Hunt
  4. $0.50 Stories — Custom vertical videos for only 50 cents 📱🎬
    via: Product Hunt
  5. Transcriber — Transcribe any audio/video to text in minutes
    via: Product Hunt
  6. Moovly — Create thousands of videos from a Google sheet
    via: Product Hunt


Building A Theme

  1. How to Build a WordPress Theme from Scratch: The Basics
    via: SitePoint
  2. How to Build a WordPress Theme from Scratch: First Steps
    via: SitePoint
  3. How to Build a WordPress Theme from Scratch: Final Steps
    via: SitePoint
  4. WordPress Converter — Convert website to WordPress theme
    via: Product Hunt

SEO & Yoast

  1. Yoast SEO Becomes First WordPress Plugin to Offer Defragmented Schema Markup – Search Engine Journal
    via: Search Engine Journal
  2. 7 Free Plugins for Adding Structured Data to Your WordPress Website
    via: Speckyboy Design Magazine
  3. 10 Awesome WordPress SEO Plugins to Optimize Your Site
    via: Search Engine Journal
  4. Yoast adds image and video Schema with 11.1 update
    via: Search Engine Land

Speed & JetPatck

  1. Jetpack
    via: CSS-Tricks
  2. Jetpack Gutenberg Blocks
    via: CSS-Tricks
  3. Powerful Services for your WordPress Site
    via: Jetpack


  1. ‘Swipe to Visit’ has arrived on Google Images /// via: Search Engine Land
  2. Official AMP for WordPress Plugin Updated, Allows Sites to be Built Entirely With AMP
    via: Search Engine Journal
  3. Official AMP Plugin for WordPress Now Supports AMP Stories by @MattGSouthern
    via: Search Engine Journal


  1. Google Maps Gutenberg Block
  2. How To Create Custom Blocks for Gutenberg with Block Lab
    via: Speckyboy Web Design Magazine
  3. Grids: Layout builder for WordPress
  4. Block Gallery – Photo Gallery Gutenberg Blocks


SEO Audit Checklist

  1. On-Page SEO for 2019 – Whiteboard Friday
  2. The Ultimate Blog SEO Checklist by @BrianHarnish
  3. SEO Checklist: Necessary Steps to Optimize your Product Page
  4. A basic SEO audit for small businesses

SEO Audit Tools

  1. Top List of Best Website Audit & SEO Tools That Every Marketer Should Use [Updated]
  2. Free SEO Site Audit Tools by @martinibuster


Sports News

  1. The most ridiculous, bizarre and sublime sports video games of all-time
  2. This blind skater is doing tricks thanks to this cool sound-based tech
    via: Fast Company
  3. Toronto Raptors and St. Louis Blues fans are breaking merch records
  4. The Heart of a Swimmer vs. the Heart of a Runner
  5. Don’T Celebrate Too Early – Sport Fails
  6. This high school relay comeback is one of the most impressive in running history
  7. Live streams of karate and niche sports are terrifying major sports leagues
  8. Why John Oliver is calling for WWE fans to protest at WrestleMania

Sports Betting

  1. Media companies are eyeing cash from sports betting, but don’t want to alienate casual fans
  2. Media companies are eyeing cash from sports betting, but don’t want to alienate casual fans


Baseball News

  1. Pumpsie Green, 1st Black Player On The Boston Red Sox, Dies At 85
    via: NPR News
  2. Stealing first base might become A Thing – A Hunt and Peck
    via: Viva El Birdos
  3. Justin Verlander isn’t a fan of MLB’s ‘juiced balls’
    via: Baseball Nation
  4. ‘Robot umpires’ make independent league baseball debut
    via: TechCrunch
  5. Major League Baseball managers wearing uniforms is the weirdest thing in sports we’ve accepted as normal
    via: Baseball Nation
  6. After Numerous Foul Ball Fan Injuries, Baseball Reconsiders Protective Netting
    via: NPR News
  7. MLB exploring using tech to help call balls and strikes
  8. A new study of MLB pitch calls makes a strong case for robotic umpires
  9. Trump Administration Kills Baseball Deal With Cuba
  10. MLB teams are trading out their former big league hitting pros for tech and data analysts

Baseball Stories

  1. The Great Albert Belle Bat Caper
  2. The infamous Bill Ripken card, 30 years later

Baseball Clips + Stats

  1. Reds lift weights in dugout before game /// via:
  2. Some MLB All Stars have a little fun with Jimmy Fallon
    via: Viva El Birdos
  3. Khris Davis’ batting average wizardry is even more impressive than you think
  4. The best catches from this year’s Gold Glove nominees
  5. This Yu Darvish fastball hit a dude’s beans at 99 mph, then took out the umpire
  6. Is this walk-off backflip more disrespectful than a walk-off bat flip?

St. Louis Cardinals

  1. On this day in 1967 Bob Gibson broke his leg – A Hunt and Peck
    via: Viva El Birdos
  2. On the Moon Man’s birthday, brush up on your Shannon-isms
    via: STL Today
  3. July 12, 1966: Brand-new Busch Stadium becomes a torture chamber in 103-degree heat at All-Star Game
    via: Retro Simba
  4. What if the Cardinals Had Just Done Nothing? Part One: The Math
    via: Viva El Birdos
  5. Cards notebook: 17-run outburst without a homer was MLB rarity
  6. Bob Gibson: First Cardinals pitcher with immaculate inning
  7. How Cardinals, Browns discriminated against black fans
  8. Dan McLaughlin totally called and then called Matt Carpenter’s 36th home run – A Hunt and Peck

Stan Musial

  1. May 13, 1958: Stan Musial gets hit No. 3,000 before 5,692 people at Wrigley
  2. 65 years ago Stan Musial hit 5 homers in a doubleheader. This is how Bob Broeg described it


Basketball News

  1. What kind of basketball does the BIG3 want to be?
    via: SB Nation
  2. Dorktown: Mavericks-Spurs, and the greatest coaching performance in NBA history
    via: SB Nation
  3. The profound impact of the NBA’s nomadic era on its fandom
    via: Axios
  4. The NBA just invested in this hot AI startup to train and find its next crop of global superstars
    via: Fast Company
  5. Yao Ming wants to find China’s next international basketball star
  6. The Warriors hid a Serbian teenager in Santa Cruz for a year, and then drafted him
  7. Blake Griffin found a unique new way to argue a call with a referee
  8. This photo of Zion Williamson is so unbelievable it looks fake
  9. James Harden’s impossible box scores, explained
  10. The FBI and a disgraced ref are at the center of one of the NBA’s biggest conspiracy theories
  11. Darius Miles talking about his life on the early-2000s Clippers is simply incredible


  1. Klay Thompson sets NBA record for threes in a game with 14
  2. NBA three-pointers are leading the sports analytics revolution
  3. Grinnell hit 42 threes in a game breaking the laws of math and basketball


  1. Giannis Antetokounmpo is the NBA’s Dunk Lord
  2. Boban can dunk without jumping. Send help
  3. Here is every time LeBron James had his dunk blocked


Football News

  1. Larry Fitzgerald made a hole in one while golfing with Barack Obama
  2. Atlanta’s menu prices put other Super Bowl stadiums to shame
  3. NFL defenders got no credit for sacks until they gave them a name

Football Clips

  1. Look At This F***Ing 95-Yard Punt
  2. Are Chiefs fans really the loudest in the world?

Sports & Kids

  1. This dad mic’d up his 4-year-old son playing hockey, and it’s the greatest
  2. This 3-year-old skater dropping into a 6-foot halfpipe is the world’s most extreme toddler
  3. 7-Year-Old Girl Belts Out National Anthem, Steals Show At MLS Match

Social Media

Social Media Tips

  1. Signal Beacon — Team up around hashtags for more retweets, likes & traffic /// via: Product Hunt
  2. New Study: What 100 Social Media Followers Are Really Worth /// via: Neil Patel
  3. Pew: Social media for the first time tops newspapers as a news source for US adults
  4. What stories do well on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google
  5. How to Succeed in Social Media Without Posting Any Content
  6. How to Run a (Successful) Cross-Platform Social Media Campaign
  7. Use Zapier: What Is Zapier

Social Media & Kids

  1. Social Media May Sway Kids To Eat More Cookies — And More Calories
  2. My kid is an Instagram Influencer. Here’s what I do with her money


Instagram & Music

  1. New Feature Alert: Lyrics on Instagram Stories | Symphonic Distribution
  2. Insta-Albums: It Pays To Be Social (Sort Of)

Instagram News

  1. Instagram will let you appeal post takedowns
  2. Instagram is an engagement powerhouse
  3. 7 Eco-Friendly Instagram Accounts to Follow
  4. Instagram appears to be testing a way to watch videos with friends


  1. Instagram is using object recognition tech to describe photos for visually impaired users
  2. Instagram now uses machine learning to detect bullying within photos

IG: Checkout, Shopping, Charity

  1. Instagram just made it much easier for influencers to help drive charitable giving
  2. Instagram launches shopping checkout, charging sellers a fee

Instagram For Business

  1. Instagram Lets Users Add Alt Text to Photos by @MattGSouthern
  2. 5 Reasons Why Brands are Using Private Instagram Accounts

Instagram ‘Likes’

  1. The end of Likes? Instagram follows Twitter in mulling downgrade to influencer mentality
  2. Instagram officially tests hiding Like counts

Instagram & #Hashtags

  1. Instagram is Testing a Way to Add Hashtags to Posts Without Putting Them in Captions by @MattGSouthern
  2. Instagram may divide hashtags from captions to end overhashing
  3. Flick — Grow your Instagram with quality hashtags
  4. #HSHTG — Generate and manage Instagram hashtags
  5. Rubric – the_caption_app

Grid Layouts

  1. Cornergram — A simple, beautiful app for a new kind of Instagram layout
  2. How to Create a Visually Appealing Instagram
  3. How to Style Your Instagram Grid Layout: 4 Planning Tools

IG: Links

  1. 3 Tools That Increase Your Instagram Bio Links
  2. 8 Ways to Share Links on Instagram

IG: Tools

  1. 27 Instagram Tools Marketers Should Know About in 2019
  2. 15 of the Best Instagram Stories Apps to Level Up Your Content
  3. 8 Ways to Share Links on Instagram
  5. A Visual Planner & Scheduler for Instagram.

IG: Templates

  1. Instagram Story Templates – Kapwing
  2. Hepburn free Instagram templates


Facebook News

  1. Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app
  2. This supercut of Mark Zuckerberg promising Facebook growth is literal art
  3. How Facebook is designing for an incoming avalanche of dead users
  4. Facebook pivots to what it wishes it was
  5. Old Facebook finally wants you to ‘Meet New Friends’
  6. Facebook is Introducing New Business Tools for Messenger by @MattGSouthern
  7. Facebook Messenger starts rolling out Unsend; here’s how it works
  8. Facebook Explains How its Search Results Work by @MattGSouthern
  9. Facebook Makes it Easier to Find Local News and Information by @MattGSouthern

Facebook For Business Tips

  1. Flexible online learning, developed by the experts. Get started now.
  2. 13 Facebook Engagement Tactics for Your Business Page
  3. How to Use Event Tracking in Facebook Analytics: Event Source Groups

Facebook Ads News

  1. Facebook relaunches search ads to offset slowing revenue – TechCrunch
  2. Introducing Three and a Half Degrees: A Podcast for Business Stories in the Age of Connectivity
  3. Facebook will reveal who uploaded your contact info for ad targeting

Twitter News

  1. Twitter tests a new way to label replies /// via: TechCrunch
  2. Apple tries out the ‘choose-your-own adventure’ Twitter thread format that recently went viral
  3. Twitter Updates TweetDeck With Support for GIFs, Threads, and More via @MattGSouthern
  4. Twitter Archive Eraser 2.0 — Backup and delete thousands of your old tweets in one go
  5. Twitter gives Retweets an upgrade
  6. 10% of Twitter Users are Creating 80% of Tweets by @MattGSouthern
  7. Twitter’s new prototype app ‘twttr’ launches today
  8. Twitter looks to let you hide replies to your tweets
  9. Twitter testing ‘Original Tweeter’ tag to distinguish who started a thread

Reddit News

  1. Reddit quarantines its biggest headache
  2. Reddit Now Gets 1.4 Billion Native Video Views Per Month by @MattGSouthern


  1. Snap shares its in-house accelerator’s next 10 investments: /// via: TechCrunch
  2. #1 app YOLO Q&A is the Snapchat platform’s 1st hit

TikTok News

  1. Sorry, ads are coming to TikTok
  2. TikTok hit $9M in in-app purchases last month, up 500% over last year
  3. Look out, Apple and Spotify: TikTok’s owner is getting into the streaming music biz
  4. TikTok tops the iOS App Store for the fifth quarter in a row
  5. The Most Downloaded Social App Last Month Wasn’t Facebook, Instagram, or Snapchat by @MattGSouthern
  6. TikTok’s next ambitious goal is to discover future music stars


Climate Change Articles

Climate Change News

  1. Study: Scientists detect climate change’s “fingerprints” all over the global drought map
  2. Global warming: For a preview of your city’s future climate, look about 300 miles southwest
  3. How Google saved over 6 million pounds of food waste in its cafés
  4. Washington, D.C., will run on 100% renewable electricity by 2032
  5. Undersea explorer goes deeper than any solo diver in history and finds plastic

Climate Change & Food

  1. We’re leaving so much food on farms to just rot in the fields /// via: Fast Company
  2. If We All Ate Enough Fruits And Vegetables, There’d Be Big Shortages /// via: NPR News
  3. How food banks are taking on the growing world hunger problem
  4. This company converts food byproducts into new, healthy food
  5. The newest Silicon Valley perk: your own personal carbon offset
  6. China’s hunger for soybeans is a window into an encroaching environmental crisis

Sucking CO2

  1. Billions of new trees could help stop climate change: Here’s how we get them /// via: Fast Company
  2. We have the tech to suck CO2 from the air–but can it suck enough to make a difference?
  3. To tackle climate change, capturing C02 is essential. Here’s an illustration.
  4. Scientists Have ‘Hacked Photosynthesis’ In Search Of More Productive Crops
  5. Lyft has spent enough money to offset more than 2 million tons of CO2. Is it enough?
  6. Two companies want to build the world’s largest facility for sucking CO2 from the sky in Texas oil country
  7. CO2 in the atmosphere just exceeded 415 parts per million for the first time in human history
  8. Deep Seagrass Bed Could Stall Climate Change, If Climate Change Doesn’t Kill It First
  9. CO2-sucking factories could anchor a new, clean economy
  10. These “biosolar panels” suck CO2 from the air to grow edible algae
  11. California says all city buses have to be emission free by 2040
  12. To Fight Climate Change, New York City Will Push Skyscrapers To Slash Emissions
  13. This old coal plant is now a solar farm, thanks to pressure from local activists

Opportunities & Initiatives To Help

  1. The rewilding: why wolves and bears are returning to Europe
    via: Fast Company
  2. This initiative is trying to plant 100 million trees by 2022–and wants your help
  3. Gender equity is the most overlooked solution for climate change
  4. Sliced — Find opportunities to reverse climate change.

Tech To The Rescue?

  1. The future of web design is less, not more
  2. Bill Gates just gave the keynote at a toilet expo
  3. How Improving Website Performance Can Help Save The Planet

Environment-Conscious Products

  1. It’s fine if you litter this container, because it just turns into a plant /// via: Fast Company
  2. Every single piece of these sneakers is made from plants
  3. Notpla – Cheaper than plastic, and edible! Reduce single use plastic | Product Hunt
  4. These ‘microbe-grown’ headphones could be the future of sustainable electronics
  5. Morus Zero — Ultra-fast countertop tumble dryer for any home
  6. Tim Cook-backed shower startup Nebia shows off a warmer, water-saving shower head
  7. What if every air conditioner was stopping climate change as it kept you cool?
  8. How a carpet maker became an unlikely hero of the environmental movement
  9. Seventh Generation’s new detergent can wash as many loads, but weighs 75% less
  10. Nutrl Waffle Towels — Beautifully designed self-cleaning towels.

Recycling Articles


  1. All the ways recycling is broken—and how to fix them
  2. The viral ‘Trashtag Challenge’ encourages people to clean up litter
  3. A relatively painless guide to cutting plastic out of your life

Recycled Products

  1. A relatively painless guide to cutting plastic out of your life
  2. This chair made from ocean waste hints at the furniture of the future
  3. Tokyo’s Olympic medals are made from 47 tons of recycled electronics
  4. A new line of sneakers from Adidas turns ocean plastics into sneaker material

Recycled Drink Products

  1. Starbucks and McDonald’s are testing these radical cups of the future
  2. Starbucks recycled 25 million old paper coffee cups into new cups
  3. Corona is testing plastic-free six-pack rings
  4. This reusable beer bottle could change the way America drinks

Ikea’s Environment Innovation

  1. Super-sized Ikea tub toys are cleaning up London’s river trash
  2. How Ikea and HP want to help keep plastic out of the ocean: make stuff from it
  3. Ikea wants to clean up India’s skies by turning waste into products
  4. Your next Ikea furniture may be made of potato peels

Water Articles


  1. FloWater just raised $15 million to put bottled water out of business
  2. Thirst | The new book from Scott Harrison, founder of charity: water
  3. Water Abundance Xprize’s $1.5M winner shows how to source fresh water from the air
  4. A device that can pull drinking water from the air just won the latest XPrize



Spotify Competition

  1. Tidal highlights behind-the-scenes personnel with new credits feature /// via: TechCrunch
  2. Tidal highlights behind-the-scenes personnel with new credits feature
  3. SoundCloud Now Has 5X As Many Tracks As Spotify /// via: hypebot
  4. Apple Music Now Has More Paid U.S. Subscribers Than Spotify: Report /// via: Pitchfork Media
  5. Amazon’s Ad Supported Strategy Goes Far Beyond Spotify /// via: hypebot

Spotify News

  1. 6 Tales From ‘Spotify Unknown’ Of Near Misses, Aborted Acquisitions and Steve Jobs’ Heavy Breathing /// via: hypebot
  2. Spotify Draws Fire For ‘Tone Deaf’ Ad Campaign: ‘Dance As If No One Is Paying” /// via: hypebot
  3. Spotify is testing its own version of Stories called ‘Storyline’ /// via: TechCrunch
  4. Spotify Tests Social Listening /// via: hypebot
  5. Spotify Stations Free App Has Launched In US /// via: hypebot
  6. Anchor is Spotify’s best bet to beat Apple for control of your ears /// via: Fast Company
  7. Spotify takes a stake in DistroKid, will support cross-platform music uploads in Spotify for Artists /// via: TechCrunch
  8. Spotify’s leanback instant listening app Stations hits iOS /// via: TechCrunch
  9. Spotify’s new ad metrics show what listeners do after they click /// via: TechCrunch

Personalized Playlists

  1. Spotify Adds Personalization To Curated Playlists and That’s Great News For Artists, Labels /// via: hypebot
  2. Spotify Says Personalization Increased Song Discovery 35% /// via: hypebot
  3. Spotify spotted testing ‘Your Daily Drive,’ a personalized playlist that includes podcasts /// via: TechCrunch

Spotify Stats

  1. Spotify’s Most Streamed Artists, Tracks 2018 Are All Male and It Has Only Itself To Blame /// via: hypebot
  2. This Infographic Tells Story Of Spotify’s Strong Q4 /// via: hypebot
  3. Spotify Adds 40,000 New Tracks Every Day [That’s Not A Typo] /// via: hypebot

Spotify Tools

  1. How Spotify Pre-Save Is Leading A Shift In Digital Music Marketing /// via: hypebot
  2. SpotifyEditor — Easily sort songs in your playlists /// via: Product Hunt
  3. Facebook Expands Spotify Integration, Watch Party, More /// via: hypebot
  4. Record Player — Shazam for record covers, instantly open in Spotify /// via: Product Hunt
  5. Notify for Spotify — Know when an artist you follow releases new music on Spotify /// via: Product Hunt

Spotify & Podcasts

  1. Anchor’s new feature lets listeners leave voice messages for podcast hosts /// via: TechCrunch
  2. Why Spotify is betting big on podcasting /// via: TechCrunch
  3. Spotify acquires true crime studio Parcast to expand its original podcast content /// via: TechCrunch
  4. Spotify’s new Soundtrap for Storytellers makes it even easier to start that podcast /// via: Fast Company

Podcast News

  1. Marketers Will Spend $1 Billion on Podcast Advertising by 2021 /// via: Search Engine Journal
  2. Your Favorite NPR One Stories In 2018
  3. Audioburst turns the best part of podcasts into personalized news briefs
  4. 54% of Podcast Listeners Likely to Buy From Brands They Hear Advertised via @MattGSouthern
  5. The ‘Stuff You Should Know’ podcast has been downloaded 1 billion times
  6. Podcasts, smart speakers soar as social media stalls, based on new survey
  7. What’s next for podcasting?


Streaming Statistics

  1. U.S. Music Streaming Revenue Tops $8 Billion, Up 33% /// via: hypebot
  2. 17 Million US ‘Fans’ Ripped Music Last Year, UP 13% /// via: hypebot
  3. Major Labels Earn $800,000 A Hour From Streaming /// via: hypebot
  4. What Maren Morris’ History-Making First-Week Numbers Say About Country In The Streaming Era /// via: hypebot
  5. Spotify, Soundcloud Bot Farms Continue To Manipulate Streaming Numbers /// via: hypebot
  6. 25% Skip A Song Within 5 Seconds [New Data] /// via: hypebot

Streaming Effects

  1. How streaming is erasing the history of mixtape icons like DJ Drama /// via: DailyDot

Streaming’s Effect

  1. Wife Upload’s Husband’s Snoring To Spotify, Apple Music. 30,000 Streams Later…
  2. Music Piracy Up 13% In The Us Last Year, Stream-Ripping To Blame.
  3. Revenue Per User To Fall 25% Even As Streaming Grows In Popularity says Goldman Sachs Study
  4. How streaming is erasing the history of mixtape icons like DJ Drama
  5. The Other Playlists: How Behavior Impacts Songs /// via: hypebot
  6. Music Piracy: No Longer In The Headlines, Still A Headache /// via: hypebot

Specialized Streaming Services

  1. BBC and Discovery team up on a new streaming service focused on factual programming /// via: TechCrunch
  2. WFMU’s Free Music Archive Is Saved, Moving to New Home /// via: Pitchfork
  3. Neil Young Launches Personal Streaming Service That Could Actually Work /// via: hypebot
  4. Criterion Collection’s New Streaming Service Announces Launch Date /// via: Pitchfork

Band Tips

  1. Concert Ticket Sales Are Down Significantly This Year /// via: hypebot
  2. How To Use Spotify Analytics For Labels /// via: hypebot
  3. How Much Do Music Videos Actually Cost? /// via: hypebot
  4. Spotify Will No Longer Let Artists Upload Music Directly /// via: Pitchfork Media – News
  5. Adding Lyrics To Your Instagram Story
  6. Utilizing Spotify Ad Metrics
  7. .music Domains Are Coming and DotMusic (Not Google) Will Control Them
  8. A Brief History Of Record Deals
  9. 64 Pop, Indie Spotify Playlists Worth Pitching and How To Reach Them