Alfresco: Kempt explains “Frescobol,” a Brazilian beach game from the 1940s that’s bound to become your new favorite summer pastime. [Kempt]

Shoot for the Stars: Thanks to new advancements in cosmic cartography, you can watch the entire universe unfold in under two minutes. (It’s becoming our new screensaver.) [The Atlantic]

Cool Cat: The story of one man’s journey to stay sweat-free while still dressing in a socially acceptable manner—and the gadgets he’s found along the way. [The New York Times]

Same Ship, Different Display: A look at the giant ship in a bottle/spectacular new maritime Cutty Sark has been built around the storied clipper, Cutty Sark. [Yatzer]

Whimsy Sells: The collected advertisement illustrations of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known today as Dr. Seuss. [Flavorwire]

–N.B.

Photo: Asa Engstrom by Bruno Barbazan fro Be France August 2012.