The Common Good

Links of Awesomeness: October 9, 2012

The future is here. Or at least, what we know of the future from movies is here. Take a look at this video that mashes together a slew of clips from movies depicting the future. [via YouTube]

What if money wasn't an object? What would you do? What dreams would you chase? British professor Alan Watts urges us to avoid settling for a boring job that simply enables us to continue at a boring job. [via ViralViral Video]

Babies are hilarious — especially when they try to eat lemons. [via ViralViral Video]

That awkward moment when you walk by a guy at the beach and he rips a huge fart ... and then he does it again and again ... to tons of different people. Yes. The 9-year-old in me comes out. [via ViralViral Video]

The backpack that gives back. Austin, Texas-based OAK Lifestyle has designed backpacks with a message encouraging the practice of Ordinary Acts of Kindness. With the purchase of every OAK backpack, the company donates backpacks and school supplies to homeless kids in Austin and orphans in Rwanda. [via GOOD] A Pandora for fine art. Ever wanted to get into fine art but don't really know where to look? Well, here you go. Discover fine art through like you can discover new music through Pandora. Awesome. [via Laughing Squid]

My iPhone 5 won't fit in my skinny jeans! Someone set the AC to 72. I needed it at 73! First. World. Problems. Check out this hilarious YouTube critique of the small things a lot of us complain about. [via YouTube]

Brandon Hook is the Online Assistant at Sojourners. 

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