Episode 39 – Romanes Eunt Domus!

A meandering path that starts with graphical essayists, includes TED Talks and the RSA along the way, looks at making tasks fun, even making a game out of using Japanese squatty potties, and finally finishing with a bit of Monty Python. What more could you ask for in this week’s fun-packed episode?.

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Show Notes:

Just like TED Talks, the Royal Society of Arts has employed the help of artist Andrew Park to animate some of their inspiring lectures. The result is just dripping with awesome sauce!

Grab a peek at cartoonist Stephen McCranie and his new crowdfunded book, Brick by Brick.

Why you can’t tickle yourself, and how a tickling robot helps explain the workings of the mind.

Volkswagen’s Fun Theory website is worth a visit.

A To-Do list app for your iPhone that is full of Epic Win.

Some ways to make household chores more fun for your kids (and yourself)…

100 – a project site that helps you log your ongoing achievements.

10 of Monty Python’s best sketches, courtesy of Salon.com.

Japan’s awesome toilet game… Makes going potty more fun AND less messy! (Site is only in Japanese, sorry)


Music beds courtesy of Music Alley from Mevio and the Free Music Archive. Thanks to artists: ZeroV, Sunsearcher, Gepel, deeB