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Learning How to Die - Mind and Body

For 26 Septembers I’ve hiked up streams littered with corpses of dying humpbacked salmon. It is nothing new, nothing surprising, not the stench, not …

NASA releases 3 million photos of Earth

NASA has been capturing incredible images of Earth's surface since 1999. Using Japan's Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer …

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

Alberto Bustos’ Paperlike Ceramics Imitate Sprouting Blades of Grass | Colossal

<p>Inspired by forms of vegetation, Spanish artist Alberto Bustos' pieces appear like blades of grass sprouting from the earth, stretching and curling …

10 Mind Expanding Books To Read In A Lifetime

Growing up as a child, I can remember every thing and every one around me reminding me that reading was not something to be done for fun — but rather …

JFK on Poetry, Power, and the Artist’s Role in Society: His Eulogy for Robert Frost, One of the Greatest Speeches of All Time

“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.”<p>In January of 1961, as John F. Kennedy’s inauguration approached, his would-be Secretary of …

Thinking with Animals: From Aesop to Darwin to YouTube

How metaphors of nonhuman beings help us give shape to the human experience and make sense of our inner lives.<p>We think in metaphors — they are our bridge of meaning between the familiar and the unfamiliar. Anthropomorphism — the tendency to project human qualities onto nonhuman beings and objects — …

The Path to Awakening: Learn the Preliminaries. {Book Excerpt}

<i>The following is an excerpt from the book The Path to Awakening: How Buddhism’s Seven Points of Mind Training Can Lead You to a Life of Enlightenment</i> …

Amazingly Intricate Laser-Cut Wood Relief Sculptures by Gabriel Schama

Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama creates incredibly intricate, densely layered wood relief sculptures using thin, laser-cut pieces of mahogany plywood. He starts with a vector illustration that is sent to a laser cutter. Lasers carve designs into 1/8-inch sheets of plywood, which are then glued …

Different Solutions

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Leaky Attention and Being More Creative

<i>“Poor sensory gating, the ability to filter unnecessary stimuli from the brain, correlated with a higher number of lifetime creative …

Creativity

8 Reasons Why Meditation is Good for Your Health

<i>We’ve teamed up with Paul Joseph is co-founder of Health and Fitness Travel, to bring you some exclusive top tips on why meditation is good for your</i> …

Meditation