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Things We Like: The Friday Five for May 11, 2012

May 11, 2012 by John Suder

FLYM: A Foldable iPhone Speaker That Stores Flat

When it’s unfolded, the FLYM provides multi-directional sound without the need of an external battery.

[designaffairs studio]

Are You a Klouchebag?

Klouchebag is the new standard for measuring online asshattery. Bad grammer? Too many retweets? From the site:
“Klouchebag uses the ARSE rating system. Anger: profanity and rage. Retweets: “please RT”s, no or constant retweeting, and old-style. Social Apps: every useless checkin on foursquare or its horrible brethren. And English Usage: if you use EXCLAMATION MARKS OMG!!! or no capitals at all, this’ll be quite high.” (I scored a 26. Not too klouchey.)


Iconic IBM Clock is Resurrected

A faithful reproduction of the classic IBM indicator clocks found in offices, warehouses and schools during the mid-20th century.

[$235 at Schoolhouse Electric & Supply]


Best About Pages

Redesigning a website? Is it inspiration you seek? Head over to Best About Pages, a huge archive of the web’s best About Pages.

[Best About Pages]


One World Trade Center Construction Timelapse

A time-lapse movie showcasing the construction progress from 2004-2012.


The Friday Five is curated and written by John Suder, SUMO Heavy’s Head of User Experience and Minister of Propaganda. If you’ve got a story idea or see something feature-worthy for the Friday Five, contact John at