Trung Phan Profile picture
Apr 3 4 tweets 2 min read Twitter logo Read on Twitter
After thousands of years of domestication, dogs have developed eye muscles to be more expressive and infant-like.

These same muscles are absent from their closest relatives, wolves.

As a result, wolves are unable to communicate with humans or be the new logo for Twitter.
More the development of dog eyes via BBC:…
For more logo design tips — or life tips or investment tips — definitely do NOT ask me.

However, if you want a Saturday newsletter on business and banger memes, subscribe here:
good visual on eye muscles

• • •

Missing some Tweet in this thread? You can try to force a refresh

Keep Current with Trung Phan

Trung Phan Profile picture

Stay in touch and get notified when new unrolls are available from this author!

Read all threads

This Thread may be Removed Anytime!


Twitter may remove this content at anytime! Save it as PDF for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video
  1. Follow @ThreadReaderApp to mention us!

  2. From a Twitter thread mention us with a keyword "unroll"
@threadreaderapp unroll

Practice here first or read more on our help page!

More from @TrungTPhan

May 30
You will never look at Einstein’s “Special Theory of Relativity” the same way again after reading this LinkedIn post. Image
Anyways, here’s a great Einstein story
Also, my excitement for Oppenheimer went through the roof when I saw this part of the trailer
Read 4 tweets
May 29
Ray Allen’s game-tying 3 in Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals is the clutchest shot in NBA history:

• he was back-pedalling
• had to keep his size 15 shoes in bounds
• and catch-and-shoot with a hand in his face

The most interesting part: Allen actually practiced that *exact*……
More reading:

An Athletic interview:…

Practicing *that* shot:…

And here is Allen’s game day routine which he followed every single game:… Image
I previously wrote about compounding in work, investing, skills and relationships may pay off way longer than expected:

The payoff for practicing on this exact Allen shot kind of falls into that bucket. Image
Read 5 tweets
May 29
A Reddit user made a great chart of TV show peaks and troughs based on average IMDB episode rating per season.

It doesn’t have Succession but the show has a higher rating each year and ends at its peak.

Season 1 = 8.3
Season 2 = 8.4
Season 3 = 8.9
Season 4 = 9.2 Image
I recently wrote about the chart and talk about other artists that believed in the power of leaving at the top (Jerry Seinfeld, Steve Martin, Quentin Tarantino).

Read it hear: Image
And here are my very bad photoshop skills trying to eye-ball Succession into the chart:… Image
Read 4 tweets
May 28
Often think about how the last season of “Game of Thrones” had a $90m budget. Yet somehow, a Starbucks cup still ended up on air. Image
The estimated exposure was worth $2.3B for Starbucks. Seems high!… Image
Just used ChatGPT — via my research app Bearly.AI — to guesstimate GOT cameo cup value to Starbucks. Dummy numbers are off but not the worst napkin math template. ImageImageImage
Read 4 tweets
May 28
The 6 best scenes from Succession that mentions Twitter.

1. Kendall speaking with a PR team Image
2. Greg doing social media monitoring for Kendall (“good meme-age”) Image
3. One of Kendall’s tweets getting ratio’d Image
Read 16 tweets
May 28
Never deleting this app Image
Speaking of movies, Blumhouse Productions has a fascinating business model.

And has made some of the most profitable films ever by focusing on low budget horrors with big upside for creators.

I wrote more here: Image
Fun fact: Blockbuster’s first streaming partner was Enron (which said it could provide the fiber-optics network for video-on-demand).

But deal fell through:… Image
Read 7 tweets

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3/month or $30/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Don't want to be a Premium member but still want to support us?

Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal

Or Donate anonymously using crypto!


0xfe58350B80634f60Fa6Dc149a72b4DFbc17D341E copy


3ATGMxNzCUFzxpMCHL5sWSt4DVtS8UqXpi copy

Thank you for your support!

Follow Us on Twitter!