Best links of the week

by ParentCo. September 11, 2015

In June 2001, Konstantin Petrov was completing electrical work at the Twin Towers Windows on the World restaurant. As though he knew it would be gone in a few months time, he documented what others just walked past. Save this for whenever you need it. 11 inspiring videos that will restore your faith in humanity. By the time we're adults, we find ourselves with a varied collection of friends and "friends." Can you identify a representative of each of these 10 types in your life? As the parent of a 4 year old who has started interrupting conversation to declare, "Um, everybody is going to die one day. EVERYONE," this episode of The Longest Shortest Time, "Kids Ask About Death" came just as I needed it. Show your daughters (and sons!) this tiny, winged, skateboarding badass. (But make sure you remind them to always wear a helmet.) You deserve a vacation. You could fall down an hour long Facebook rabbit hole, get sucked into an endless game of Crossy Road, OR use one of the 6 ways to use your iphone for good.


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