‘Watch, Read, Make’ Posts

Watch, Read, Make: That’s All, Folks

Watch, Read, Make: That’s All, Folks

This is going to be the last of the year’s Watch, Read, Makes, as it’s winter break for nearly everyone, and Fridays aren’t so special when you have a month to drink on a Tuesday with limited social censure. So, with that in mind, let’s make it a good one! Watch: To get you in the ...

Watch, Read, Make: Finals are a Gem

Watch, Read, Make: Finals are a Gem

Watch: You know what is transcendent and awesome? Leslie Hall’s career, exemplified by “Hydrate, Gyrate.” (Please don’t watch this at work. I don’t want you to be fired on my account. She started her internet existence with a completely straight-faced satirical blog about gem sweaters. And then started a satirical rap career that is also ...

Watch, Read, Make: Camels are Just the Best

Watch, Read, Make: Camels are Just the Best

Watch, Read, Make is your weekly guide to cool things to look at and do during your weekend. Watch: So, I may be alone in this, but I find camels as a species just delightfully strange. From the weird bleaty noise they make to their freaky toes, they are just the weirdest domesticates I know. ...

Watch, Read, Make: Shark Wrestling, Gender Theory, and Liquor

Watch, Read, Make: Shark Wrestling, Gender Theory, and Liquor

Watch, Read, Make is your weekly guide to cool things for your weekend. TGIF! Watch: You know what class of animals is truly, transcendently weird? Cephalopods, that’s who. If you are not already aware of their strangeness, I highly recommend that you watch this video of an octopus strangling a shark. It doesn’t even have any bones, ...

Watch, Read, Make: Startups, Open Courses, and Delicious Pumpkin Brittle

Watch, Read, Make: Startups, Open Courses, and Delicious Pumpkin Brittle

Watch, Read, Make is your weekly guide to cool things to start off your weekend. Watch: CollegeInfoGeek has been doing a really interesting series of interviews with folks lately. The most recent one is with an Iowa State University student, Mike Naughton, a developer for a startup called Fundle who’s also a student at Iowa State University. It’s ...

Watch, Read, Make: Trebuchets, Travel, and Jack-o-Lanterns!

Watch, Read, Make: Trebuchets, Travel, and Jack-o-Lanterns!

[Image courtesy of MandyDax. Licensed under CC BY SA NC 2.0.] Watch, Read, Make is your weekly guide to cool things to do for your weekend. So–true story–this week has involved a lot of behind-the-scenes shuffling here at HackCollege HQ. As a result, my Friday column from last week got lost. So, apologies if you’ve seen any ...

Watch, Read, Make: Maru, Jobs, and Baking Soda Pits

Welcome to Watch, Read, Make, our weekly list of cool things to start off your weekend. Watch: It’s been a bummer couple of days. You know what will cheer you up if you have a soul? Maru the cat sliding into things in boxes, that’s what. For an extra dose of fun, play this video ...

Watch, Read, Make: Nerds, Turtles, and Pancakes

Need a laptop? We’ve teamed up with Intel to bring you the HackCollege Laptop Chooser. If you share the Laptop Chooser, you’ll be entered to win a Intel Core i5-powered Samsung Series 9 Notebook! Watch, Read, Make is our weekly exploration of cool things to start off the weekend. Watch: Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman are nerd royalty. ...

Watch, Read, Make: Fear, Printed Buildings, and Fancy Glasses

Milton Glaser – on the fear of failure. from Berghs' Exhibition '11 on Vimeo. Need a laptop? We’ve teamed up with Intel to bring you the HackCollege Laptop Chooser. If you share the Laptop Chooser, you’ll be entered to win a Samsung Series 9 Notebook! Watch: This video of Milton Glaser talking about the fear of failure ...

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