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Leno struck viral gold with a gas station prank featuring the talented Will and Monifa Sims.
JOYFUL! Charismatic does not even begin to describe this talented couple. This will bring a big smile and a deep soul song...ENJOY!
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Dominique Browning speaks with Sebastião Salgado, the documentary photographer and author, about his forthcoming book “Genesis.”
We are living in a very special moment, when the effect of everything we are doing to our world is accelerating. If we do not pay attention now, we will be facing catastrophe. A big red light should be blinking in all our brains. — Sebastião SalgadoRead More: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/20/opinion/sunday/in-love-with-my-planet.html
An inspiring collection of interesting people whose influential thoughts are woven into a visual gallery of John Eagle's paintings. To contact Mark and Leah ...
In a sense, this is the goal of my quest to walk every block of every street in all five boroughs of New York City: to know nothing. To tear down all the generalizations about the city and its people and its neighborhoods that I’ve absorbed without thinking during my time here. To learn firsthand that this wildly multifarious collection of 8 million human beings can’t be known, not by newspapers or blogs or public officials or loudmouths at dinner parties or anybody else.
"All journeys have secret destinations of which a traveler is unaware!" -Martin BuberRead More: http://www.good.is/posts/why-i-m-walking-every-single-block-in-new-york-city/
Anyone could do this - in a small town, on a country road, along the streets of a major city.
Learn about a new "superpower" that isn't being taught in most schools
Code.org is a non-profit foundation dedicated to growing computer programming education.
If there’s anything the editors of BestMastersPrograms.org love more than classes and books, it’s universities and libraries. It’s no surprise, then, that university libraries rank right up there among our favorite places.
I love libraries and these are beautiful!
Jean Butler rose to fame in “Riverdance,” but in her 40s she is unassumedly reinventing herself as a choreographer and performer of contemporary dance.
"Everything could go wrong. But also something beautiful could happen."~ Jean Butler
Delivering the healing power of music to patients in health care facilities
Are you a Dr. Watson or a Sherlock Holmes?If we could choose between a Watsonian and Holmesian mind, I’m sure most of us would prefer Holmes. He’s brilliant and perceptive: the consummate problem-solver.
Gardener David Latimer, from Cranleigh, Surrey, first planted his bottle garden in 1960 and finally sealed it tightly shut 12 years later as an experiment - and it's still going strong.
is that a possible way to set up closed ecosystems for journey to Mars?
A change of environment stimulates creativity. Even in the most awesome of offices we can fall into a routine, and a routine is the enemy of creativity. Changing your environment, even just for a day, brings new types of input and stimulation, which in turn stimulates creativity and inspiration.
In minus 20C, they found by pure chance that the one metre thick ice has a distinctive and haunting rhythm all of its own, the coolest music on earth.
Some of our most magical moments involve drumming.... beautiful African evenings spent listening to the language of drums and in the streets of Manhattan witnessing Babatunde Olatunji talk with his hands...
Does Sting have a creative secret for writing a hit new song? Is there a trick Neil Simon uses to get ideas for plays?
7 billion people on 1 page
This AMAZING visual represents an extraordinary moment in history --- a snapshot of the exact instant when we reached 7 billion people on earth!Read More: 7 Billion World
That webpage serves as visual representation of the moment in time when there was exactly 7 billion people in existence, which was on October 31, 2011 at 5:49:16 GMT. It represents human beings as they relate to the planet earth, and all the philosophical and symbolic attributes that entails. Click over to 7 Billion World to find yourself. Each stick figure has a number on it, so you can see how far down the list you are as you are scrolling. All I can say is wow!
Robert Darnton: The Digital Public Library of America, to be launched on April 18, is a project to make the holdings of America’s research libraries, archives, and museums available to all Americans — and eventually to everyone in the world — online and free of charge.
Great article on the vision, infastructure and depolyment of DPLA.
Read More: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/apr/25/national-digital-public-library-launched/?pagination=false
On March 25, two very unusual passengers will take a flight from China to Canada. And among other concerns, the passengers have very specific dietary restrictions for their in-flight meal.
Animals aren't the only unusual "package" to be shipped via FedEx....imagine 500 thousand bottles of wine, 100 thousand Christmas tress, 70 thousand turtle eggs, a windmill, etc. David Lang, managing director of FedEx charters, says “It could be race cars one day, rock bands the next.”
DNA switches turned on by stress reverse with creative musical expression. By doing something as simple as drumming, benefits occur at the cellular level.
The Drum Circle is a huge jam session. The ultimate goal is not precise rhythmic articulation or perfection of patterned structure, but the ability to entrain and reach the state of a group mind.- Mickey HartRead More: http://www.biosync.com/2013/the-biological-benefits-of-drumming/
"Drumming is also one of those rare physical activities that can have both profound and subtle effects on the entire person." - Linda Buch Read More: http://www.biosync.com/2013/the-biological-benefits-of-drumming/
By turn hilarious and haunting, poet Shane Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it's like to be young and ... different. "To This Day," his spoken-wo...
Teacher | Preacher | Slam Poet Shane Koyczan talks about bullying and being bullied in this powerful and poignant TEDtalk.Watch the VIdeo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=sa1iS1MqUy4
On a summer day in 1974, a 24-year-old Frenchman stepped onto the world stage with one of the most astonishing performances in modern history--walking back and forth on a wire illegally rigged across the void between New York’s World Trade...
The limbic brain plays a key role in all nonverbal communication.
This is inclusive of all communication. The modern day Emerson quote "What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say" captures an understanding of body language, energetics and the limbic brain.
On the 40th anniversary of the famous ‘Blue Marble’ photograph taken of Earth from space, Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts’ life-changing…
Overwhelming, beautiful, dynamic, alive ... the EARTH!
After the great dotcom bust of 2000, there was one lasting symbol of the crash: Herman Miller’s Aeron chair.
As Cliff Kuang says "Beguiling in its perfection, but necessary only because of a waning, deadly habit."
That’s because neuroscience is now telling us that consumers, i.e., humans, make the vast majority of their decisions unconsciously...The truth is the unconscious mind, the seat of our motivations, communicates in feelings, not words.
Prepare to have your mind blown. We tip our hats to those who see things differently. . NOT NORMAL.
If you had to give an award for the year’s most breakthrough piece of consumer tech, there’s a good chance it would go to Lytro, a camera company which recently unveiled its first product. Unlike other cameras, you never need to focus it.