Lauren Davis

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30 Days of “Quantum Poetry” Celebrating the Glory of Science

<i>“The ideal scientist thinks like a poet and works like a bookkeeper,”</i> the influential biologist E.O. Wilson said in his spectacular recent conversation with the former Poet Laureate Robert Hass, exploring the shared creative wellspring of poetry and science. A beautiful embodiment of it comes from</b> …

Picasso on Intuition, How Creativity Works, and Where Ideas Come From

<i>“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work,”</i> painter Chuck Close memorably scoffed. <i>“Show up, show up, show up,”</i> novelist Isabelle Allende echoed in her advice to aspiring writers, <i>“and after a while the muse shows up, too.”</i> Legendary composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky …

The Theology of Rest: A Modern Sermon About Living with Presence in the Age of Productivity

<i>“Busy is a decision,”</i> a wise woman once once reminded us. I often think about how our modern obsession with productivity is blinding us to the fact that being productive can be the surest way of lulling ourselves into a trance of passivity, where we coast through our lives day after day after day, …

The Milky Way Galaxy, As Seen From a 747

On the right of this image is our home galaxy, the Milky Way. On the left, the wing of a Boeing 747. How, pray tell, does one acquire such a …

Photography

54 Gorgeous Photos You Will Not Believe Were Taken On An iPhone

Forget blurry selfies – the iPhone Photography Awards have found some stunning arty snaps from around the world.

Awards

19 Quotes From "Orange Is The New Black" As "Peanuts" Comic Strips

Orange Is The New Brown.

Peanuts

Video: Earth Porn Vol. 1 - British Columbia

Here's a video that nature lovers are sure to love. It is aptly named "Earth Porn" and it captures some amazing footage from British Columbia, taking …

17 Satellite Photos Around the World that Will Change Your Perspective

The Overview Effect is a cognitive shift in awareness reported by some astronauts and cosmonauts during spaceflight, often while viewing the Earth …

An Oregon Couple Rushed Through Their Wedding Because Of A Wildfire And The Photos Are Breathtaking

So, a wildfire starts burning around you and it's terrifying, sure. But it also makes for a hell of a wedding photo.

Weddings

Unlocking the mysteries of the earth

James Lovelock is the 94 year old scientist behind the Gaia hypothesis, which claims that the earth is a self regulating, single organism.<p>He has evolved his theory over 35 years and is now publishing Rough Ride to the Future .<p>The BBC's Nick Higham talked to him about what he believes the future …

Earth

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management