Phil Kingston

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Inner Preacher vs. Inner Teacher: Ursula K. Le Guin on Meaning Beyond Message and the Primary Responsibility of the Artist

“That’s how an artist can best speak as a member of a moral community: clearly, yet leaving around her words that area of silence, that empty space, in which other and further truths and perceptions can form in other minds.”<p><i>“Once a poem is made available to the public, the right of interpretation</i> …

The First-Timers Guide to Great Copy

Want to nail your sales pitches from the get-go, without having to resort to icky, pushy marketing?<p>Of course you do.<p>Don't we all?<p>The reality is that effortless selling with words (copy) is a learned skill.<p>A skill you can learn, practice and polish to (perfection). But since perfection is a myth, …

Copywriting

Tiny Apartment Tricks: 13 Ideas for Ultra-Compact Spaces

[ By Steph in Design & Fixtures & Interiors. ]If you want to live in a tiny apartment without murdering your significant other or feeling like your …

Urbanism

A minimalist shares 17 tips for decluttering your life

That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts and spurts, using a handful of easy-to-follow rules.<p>The other day I wrote about the idea of setting rules instead of goals ... today I want to share a few ideas for rules to help you get decluttered and …

Minimalism

Cancer cons, phoney accidents and fake deaths: meet the internet hoax buster

After Taryn Wright exposed an elaborate fake tragedy on Facebook, she found herself leading a squad of online detectives – but on the internet, it doesn’t take long for a crowd to become a mob<p>On 13 May 2012, friends of Dana Dirr, a 35-year-old surgeon in Saskatchewan, were greeted with a …

Internet

Umberto Eco’s How To Write a Thesis: A Witty, Irreverent & Highly Practical Guide Now Out in English

<i>Image by Università Reggio Calabria, released under a C BY-SA 3.0 license.</i><p>In general, the how-to book—whether on beekeeping, piano-playing, or …

Humanities

Community

Projects<p>Theatre is for everyone. Starting an average of 12 projects a year, we work with groups such as undocumented migrants, LGBT teenagers and …

5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics

Professional infographic designers rely primarily on a core vector graphics software program to create their infographics designs. The main advantage …

How to Think Visually

How to Think Visually Using Visual Analogies infographic from Anna Vital gives a great variety of examples for anyone to use when you create your own …

The Bad Boys Of Indian YouTube

YouTube is exploding in India right now, and four comedians from Mumbai who go by the name All India Bakchod are leading the pack. But after causing a national scandal by organizing India’s first comedy roast, they’re discovering the country might not be quite ready to laugh at itself yet.<p>In the …

‘True Detective’ Season 2’s Fatal Finale: Why Nic Pizzolatto’s Show Will Be Hailed as a Cult Classic

Few shows have been ripped apart like the HBO potboiler’s second season. But with its campy characters and outrageous plot(s), it will find an …

25 Must-See Diagrams That Will Make Eating Healthy Super Easy

1. For fruit-ophiles.<p>Photos by Grace Hitchcock for PopSugar / Via popsugar.com<p>Some diets require precision. Yes, even fruit portions.<p>2. For 5-minute …

18 Spiritual Teachings that Blew my Mind Wide Open

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p>by Michelle Margaret Fajkus <br>elephantjournal<p><b>I have been a grateful sojourner on the winding spiritual path for as long I can …

How to Have the Perfect Workday

How do you manage your time? The How to Have the Perfect Workday infographic designed by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post tries to map out the …

21 Daily Habits to Create Joy and Flow in Your Day (and Increase Productivity!)

Good daily habits create a flow and consistency that grounds you throughout the day. Below are 21 habits to create as part of your morning, afternoon, and evening routine. They are easy and simple routines to implement. Once they are a part of your daily routine you'll feel a natural joy and flow …

Time Management

17 Things Extraordinary People Do Every Day | Inc.com

Some people seem to get ahead, no matter what. They aren't necessarily smarter, more creative or harder working than many others. Still, they achieve much more than their peers. Why is that?<p>The philosopher Aristotle offered an explanation a really, really long time ago: "We are what we repeatedly …

Self-improvement

Orson Welles Reads From America’s Greatest Poem, Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” (1953)

Walt Whitman’s <i>Leaves of Grass</i> often makes its way into the hands of oversized American characters of, shall we say, uncertain repute. We learned, for …

Brain Pickings Gets Made for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 11, 2014<p>Maria Popova is one of the Internet’s finest hunter-gatherers. Powered by a curious mind and a deep appreciation …

Simon Russell Beale: Best and soundest actor of his time

Is there no limit to his genius? The question arises with particular pertinence at the moment because Simon Russell Beale is pulling off the rare …

Lady Macbeth Jigsaw

Recently, I decided there were 3 things I’d really like all of my students (not just those who always get A’s) to understand about essay writing. …

Perfect Paragraph Project

Recently I’ve come to the very obvious conclusion that if a student can’t master the art of writing a really good paragraph they’ll never master the …

Write-A-Book Project Resources

The Write-A-Book project started in the 1980s in Blackrock Education Centre and is now being run by many of the Education Centres around the country. …

Archaeologists' discovery puts Buddha's birth 300 years earlier

British archaeologist Robin Coningham talks about a three-year expedition to Nepal, which could rewrite history<p>When Professor Robin Coningham's youngest son Gus was five, he was asked at school what his father did. "He works for the Buddha," said the boy. Which led to a bit of confusion, recalls …