March 31, 2016

Things We Like (March 2016)

A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies.

  1. This is a tiny soda octopus. It believes in you.
  2. The CoreTech Foundation believes that you have an idea for its “Apps for Humanity Challenge.” The submission deadline is July 7.
  3. Dear believers in unicorns: You were right. Unicorns were real, and a new fossil shows when they lived.
  4. North Carolina’s fossil-like anti-gay law inspired this tourism commercial spoof.
  5. The Notorious RBG inspired this feminist coloring book. Each page a portrait.
  6. Animal Soul” has portraits of some seriously badass cats.
  7. This badass scientist seriously wants a tax cut after calculating the cost of not being a straight man.
  8. This pen is not for men, apparently. BIC celebrated International Womens Day with “BIC for her” pens. The Internet responds.
  9. When the U.K.’s Natural Environment Research Council asked the Internet for potential names for its research ship, boy, did the Internet respond.
  10. The guy who writes BART’s responses on Twitter got real a few weeks ago, much to the delight of all.
  11. It sounds like a good idea on paper, but not all are delighted by open office space. And they wouldn’t mind a window.
  12. Beyond Fundraising” offers a window into what it takes to build a culture of philanthropy.
  13. Kanye West’s latest album, “The Life of Pablo,” offers a window into his creative process, also making this the first SaaS album.
  14. One window is great, but apparently 95 are not. These teenagers react to Windows 95, and cannot imagine what their elders endured.
  15. One cannot imagine the loneliness a single guinea pig endures. That is why Switzerland has made it illegal to have just one guinea pig.
  16. This one penguin swims 5,000 miles every year for reunion with the man who saved his life.
  17. You, yes you, can save a mini donkey. These 20 mini donkeys need lifelong homes.
  18. We end TWL with suits made out of bed comforters.
Steph Routh
Steph is Content Manager at NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network. She has spent over a decade in the nonprofit sector, with a focus on organizational development, communications, fundraising, and program planning. Steph served as the first Executive Director of Oregon Walks for five years prior to joining NTEN. She is passionate about removing barriers to opportunities and finding equity at the many intersections of social justice work. And she feels lucky every day she is at NTEN, with a Community that does exactly that. Outside the NTEN office, Steph is the Mayor of Hopscotch Town, a consulting and small publishing firm that inspires and celebrates fun, lovable places for everyone. Steph is married to her bicycle and an aunt of two.
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