From Our Partners In Crime: Flash Mobs in Israel, the Friend Zone, Games, and Guns

Welcome to our weekly column: From Our Partners in Crime – a collection of people, products, activities, and trends that are adored by our generation. Enjoy!

Flash MobTNGG Loves: Young Israelis and Palestinians Flash Mob for Peace [Video]  

The peace process in Israel-Palestine may be stalled, but that doesn’t mean everyday Israelis and Palestinians aren’t trying to jump-start negotiations for a two-state solution. Flash mob-style, of course. The footage is striking. [PolicyMic]

TNGG Loves: 6 Signs You Might Be Into Your Guy Friend

Can guys and girls be “just friends”? Ah, the age old question that has plagued us for years. If you’re in Friend Zone denial, they’re here to help you. Here’s six clear signs that you may have romantic feelings for the alleged platonic man in your life. [College Candy]

Angry BirdsTNGG Loves: Why Game Designers Are Better Motivators Than Your Boss

According to a recent study over half of your coworkers are playing video games when they’re bored at work. But why is that? What do these game designers know about us that our own bosses don’t?  What if our managers could carry that same brainwashing power over our productivity in the office? [YouTern]

TNGG Loves: Friend Request Accepted! 

There’s that awkward moment when you spot an old high school friend on your Facebook news feed. Remember them? Well apparently they’re pregnant or still unemployed, etc. There’s some people you really should purge from your friends list. Then again there’s those kids who you never actually knew but would love to thank for the years of hilarious public gut-spilling, intimate confessions, and the like. [Hello Giggles]

TNGG Loves: How Did the Glock Become America’s Gun? 

In 1982 a curtain-rod manufacturer forever changed how Americans kill and are killed. Here’s a brief overview of the history of the handgun that would become the standard weapon for American police officers in every state. [Good Men Project]

DISCLOSURE: TNGG has not been paid by any of the products, companies, or people mentioned in this article. All opinions stated here belong solely to the author.

Photos courtesy of OneVoice (top) and YouTern (bottom).

Hiroki Murakami I'm the Community Manager of The Next Great Generation and Mullen's busiest intern. Emerson College marketing and entrepreneurship student graduating this May. I'm a Seattle native studying in Boston, working with startups, and your local coffee shop's #1 customer. Drop me a line at @hnmurakami.

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