Weekend Reading List: Next-Gen Games, The Sharing Economy, Pug Puppies, and More

The Viral Success of The Beatles, The Color Project, and More [Weekend Reading List]

We take the weekends off from posting to FullSailBlog.com, so in our absence, we’re leaving you with a few other great reads to check out on Saturday and Sunday. Below are the picks we each came across this week. If you’ve got your own favorite story, share it in the comments section below. We’ll be posting a new set of links every Friday.

63 Game Screenshots to Get You Stoked About Next-Gen Consoles
The Playstation 4 was released today, which means a good number of you will probably spend this weekend playing video games instead of reading the Internet. For those of you still on the fence about the next generation consoles, however, this article full of screenshots makes a good case for upgrading your gaming setup. –James

Share and Share Alike: A Time of Collaborative Consumption
This week, NPR featured stories that explored the idea of “the sharing economy” – which refers in part to a rise in services that give people access to things (bikes, offices, cars, temporary help, or even a place to crash) without having to purchase/own all these things in a traditional sense. Entrepreneurial solutions for lean times? –Christine

This Unreal MIT Invention Allows You to Reach Through The Screen & Touch Things
It’s just so cool what we can do with technology! –Liz

From the Wurlitzer to the 808, These Are the Greatest Drum Machines Ever Made
This slideshow of author Joe Mansfield’s drum machine collection is pretty impressive, plus it’s cool to read about each one and see which artists (like Daft Punk and LCD Soundsystem) have used them on their own tracks throughout the years. –Amy

BONUS: 24 Pug Puppies That Should be Illegal.