The paper crane was something my grandmother taught my sister and I how to make. This is significant for us as she taught us at roughly the same age and we're 9 years apart. She's no longer with us but I feel like this is a lovely way to remember her.
The Dutch version of a chiko-roll, a kroket served in broodje (in Amsterdam). Someone once asked Dr. Karl what was in a chiko-roll. His response? It's a mystery. My thoughts? It's a mystery, wrapped in an enigma, battered, fried and served hot!
From a DJ / Producer friend of mine back in Sydney and a regular at Mad Racket, Peret Mako has come out with the music goods with The Devil's in the Detail, check it out for some serious IDM : http://peret.bandcamp.com/album/the-devils-in-the-detail
This article is now considered old by internet standards. It is essentially a guide for non-design folk but I think everyone can take something away from it. So stop what you're doing and read it : http://startupsthisishowdesignworks.com/
Oh Amsterdam.. it's raining! This weather app : http://authenticweather.com/ captures exactly what I'm thinking. Except not video games but movie marathons. Bring on the grey!