Here are 5 things we’re adding to Ready Reference at the Finishing School

1) The Pew Research Center Rebrands For A Post-Truth World

Described as a “fact tank”, the Pew Research Centre gets a new logo that is meant to convey “consistency, truth, and authority at a moment when those things are in short supply.”

2) Eddie Vedder gives tribute to “older brother” Chris Cornell

In lovely comments about his friend, Eddie Vedder talks about the death of Chris Cornell. He finishes by saying,

“I didn’t want to be sad, wanted to be grateful not sad,” he said. “I’m still thinking about those memories and I will live with those memories in my heart and I will . . . love him forever.”

3) Stunning Laser Cut Paper Compositions by Eric Standley

We have been big fans of Eric Standley for quite some time. His work is beautiful to look at and I can’t even imagine the math that goes into figuring out how to do this on a laser cutter.

4) Why Courage Is More Important Than Confidence

This is just good guidance for life.  As the article explains, confidence is an outcome – it’s what happens after we try and succeed. Courage gets us to start in the first place.

“The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better”

— Stephen King

5) Samurai Pet Armor is Here to Prepare Your Cats and Dogs for Battle

This was just too awesome to not include.