A great short animation based of a true legend.
The film contains 16 hidden messages that hold clues to the characters’ secrets. Eight are fairly easy and require only a close eye. Six are moderately difficult using various encryption methods. Two are extremely difficult and will require a genius mind to decrypt.
David Carson, the designer behind Ray Gun magazine, gives this interesting talk about typography and the breaking the rules when conveying a message with type and design at the TED conference. He is a pretty funny guy. What he says at the end is pretty true as well and it is something that you should ask yourself every now and then.
(Via @darrenhoyt on Twitter.)