This nice conceptual piece from Justin Renteria augments an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education. In it, the author suggests that having enemies — and even creating new ones where none exist — is part of our human biology. Early humans evolved by fending off hostile animals, as well as hostile bands of fellow humans. We battled "others" to protect our tribesmen and resources, and we battled them to steal and secure their resources. Today, we have a pronounced ability to make enemies. An almost genetic need to have one, even if only to swell our patriotic pride.
That first little beauty is from the “Gumbo” strain — for sale at the Denver Relief marijuana dispensary. Benjamin Rasmussen shot it, along with many more, for The Guardian Weekend Magazine. The story ran this weekend and is here if you want to read about Colorado's green rush.
Think To Make is the design, art direction and photography of freelancer Ryan Lee — and from the looks of it, he's been busy. The new work showcases projects ranging from branding, UI design and packaging to product and lifestyle photography. Take a look and see if he might be a goof fit for what you have cooking.
Coca-Cola's "Small World Machines" provide a live communications portal between people in India and Pakistan and show "that what unites us is stronger than what sets us apart." People in India and Pakistan could complete a task, like touching hands, drawing peace, love and happiness symbols together, and would then be rewarded with a Coke.
We want to believe stuff like this really is breaking down barriers. The way this video is cut certainly makes you believe that the stunt resulted in a Hollywood ending. It makes you feel good, but is this the real world we live in? Hope so. Agency: Leo Burnett, Sydney.