The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: July 25, 2012

Social media art takes advantage of what is available online for artistic creation and pushes boundaries of what is possible. Take a look at some of these new projects from Man Bartlett. [via Storyboard]

From Malcolm in the Middle to Breaking Bad, you knew it was only time before a quiz like this was created, “Which Bryan Cranston Character Said It?” [Jest]

NASA’s already planning its food menu for a 2030 mission to Mars. And it’s all vegan. [NPR]

Yann Martel’s acclaimed novel Life of Pi is getting a sliver screen adaptation, set to hit theaters in November. Take a look at the first trailer, directed by Ang Lee (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button). [via Huffington Post]

Here’s the perfect soundtrack to get you pumped up for the Olympics. That’s right, “Eye of the Tiger,” “Go the Distance,” it doesn’t get much better than this. [Huffington Post]

What better way to enjoy a cup of coffee than to drink it out of an edible cookie cup? [The Watering Mouth]

Two filmmakers are taking on the U.N. for spreading cholera in Haiti. Watch their beautiful 30-minute documentary Baseball in the Time of Cholera, which is receiving positive responses from Capitol Hill. [GOOD]


Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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