Weekend Reading List: Twitter Goes Public, Video Games Are Good for You, 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 came across this week. If you’re got your own favorite story, share it in the comment section. We’ll be posting a new set of links every Friday.

How Video Gaming Can Be Beneficial for the Brain
Plan on spending your weekend with some of the latest fall video game releases? If anyone tries to give you grief, point them to this recent study published in the Molecular Psychiatry Journal suggesting that games help cause “increases in the brain regions responsible for spatial orientation, memory formation,” and more. –James

The 7 Most Important Moments in Twitter History
Twitter went public this week, and while everyone was buzzing about IPOs and buying up shares of the company, Time took us down memory lane with these memorable moments from the social media giant’s history. Do you remember what your first tweet was? I think mine was, “What’s a tweet?” –Amy

The Complete Guide to Organizing Your Contacts + Building Quality Relationships
Networking is important! How many times have you heard that? But meeting that great contact and collecting that business card is no good if you can’t find it later. Read Sean Blanda’s article for great ideas on organizing your contacts and keeping up with their milestones and interests. –Christine

Improv Everywhere: Indiana Jones
This needs to happen on campus. Now. –Liz