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Real-Time Insect Movements Combined With Blooming Flower Timelapses

Director Yoshiyuki Katayama combines two different timeframes to create something dreamlike and serene. Plants are filmed with timelapse and …

For a More Creative Brain, Follow These 5 Steps

Nearly all great ideas follow a similar creative process and this articles explains how this process works. Understanding this is important because …

Creativity

Stephen Fry on Coping with Depression: It’s Raining, But the Sun Will Come Out Again

The past three decades have seen an exponential growth in the understanding and treatment options for depression, despite the fact that for much of …

How To Remain Calm With People

Remaining calm around people who annoy us is one of the great life skills; it’s also a teachable and learnable.<p>Channels: INFORMATIVE<br>Tags: · how to, …

Life Skills

This Orchestral Rendition of Black Hole Sun is Smooth as Silk

Haley Reinhart is back in her 8th Postmodern Jukebox video— a beautiful orchestral remake of Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun.”<p>Featuring Haley Reinhart …

Entertainment
The Arts

Download All 8 Issues of Dada, the Arts Journal That Publicized the Avant-Garde Movement a Century Ago (1917-21)

Surrealism, Discordianism, Frank Zappa, Situationism, punk rock, the Residents, Devo… the anarchists of counterculture in all their various guises …

More Effective Than Anxiety Meds: How Mindfulness Changes Your Brain

<b>Categories</b>Depression, Anxiety & Mental Health, DNA, the Brain & The Human Body, Health, Meditation, Yoga, Grounding & Mindfulness, Science and …

Mindfulness

Bertrand Russell & Buckminster Fuller on Why We Should Work Less, and Live & Learn More

Why must we all work long hours to earn the right to live? Why must only the wealthy have access to leisure, aesthetic pleasure, …

Stanford’s Robert Sapolsky Demystifies Depression, Which, Like Diabetes, Is Rooted in Biology

We know that depression affects people from all walks of life. Rich. Poor. Celebs. Ordinary Joes. Young. Old. But, somehow after the death of Robin …

Legendary Guitarist Andrés Segovia Plays J.S. Bach at the Alhambra, 1976

In 1976 the great classical guitarist Andés Segovia returned to Granada, Spain, the city of his childhood, to perform a few pieces on film at the …

Sun Ra’s Full Lecture & Reading List From His 1971 UC Berkeley Course, “The Black Man in the Cosmos”

A pioneer of “Afrofuturism,” bandleader Sun Ra emerged from a traditional swing scene in Alabama, touring the country in his teens as a member of his …

First Official Concept Art For BLADE RUNNER Sequel

THE SCIENCE OF LISTENING

<b>Being listened to is so close to being loved that sometimes your brain can't tell the difference.</b><p>There is so much about being human that is associated with being listened to. Empathy, connection, acceptance - some of the biggest things that we as humans want - all start with listening.<p>Listening …

Self-help

Star Trek Beyond | Movie Review

STAR TREK is one of my greatest pleasures in life, I have seen it all multiple times, read a hell of a lot of the books and still watch the TV show …

10 Forgotten Fantastical Novels You Should Read Immediately

Fans of magical prose and magical worlds, take heart. Titan Books has recently released a special limited edition version of steampunk legend James …

Moby Lets You Download 4 Hours of Ambient Music to Help You Sleep, Meditate, Do Yoga & Not Panic

Back in May, I wrote about the damaging effects stress has on the body, and the scientifically-validated power of yoga and meditation to undo them. …

An Introduction to the Literary Philosophy of Marcel Proust, Presented in a Monty Python-Style Animation

Those who know the name Marcel Proust, if not his work itself, know it as that of the most solitary and introspective of writers—a name become an …

Literature

Read Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, as It Was Originally Published in Rolling Stone (1971)

Last week, we revisited Johnny Depp's reading of the famous "wave speech" from Hunter S. Thompson's <i>Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.</i> Wouldn't you know …

What Is an “Existential Crisis”?: An Animated Video Explains What the Expression Really Means

“Who am I?” many of us have wondered at some point in our lives, “What am I? Where am I?”… maybe even---while gazing in bewilderment at the pale blue …

Discover the Church of St. John Coltrane, Founded on the Divine Music of A Love Supreme

For some time now, people like poet Robert Graves and countercultural guru Timothy Leary have assumed that ancient religion and mysticism were the …

Albert Einstein Tells His Son The Key to Learning & Happiness is Losing Yourself in Creativity (or “Finding Flow”)

As one particularly astute observer of human emotions might put it, it is a truth universally acknowledged that we can’t all be Albert Einstein. In …

Albert Einstein

A Complete Digitization of the 1960s Magazine Avant Garde: From John Lennon’s Erotic Lithographs to Marilyn Monroe’s Last Photos

Briefly noted: <i>Avant Garde</i> magazine had a relatively short run. It produced only 16 issues between January 1968 and July 1971. But it left its mark, …

Avant-garde

How Can I Know Right From Wrong? Watch Philosophy Animations on Ethics Narrated by Harry Shearer

The history of moral philosophy in the West hinges principally on a handful of questions: Is there a God of some sort? An afterlife? Free will? And, …

3,900 Pages of Paul Klee’s Personal Notebooks Are Now Online, Presenting His Bauhaus Teachings (1921-1931)

Paul Klee led an artistic life that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries, but he kept his aesthetic sensibility tuned to the future. Because of that, …

A Young Nora Ephron Gets Animated About Breasts, Feminism, Journalism & New Possibilities (1975)

In 1975, Nora Ephron sat down with Studs Terkel to talk about <i>Crazy Salad</i>, her collection of essays about women and the women's rights movement during …

A Dreamily Animated Introduction to Haruki Murakami, Japan’s Jazz and Baseball-Loving Postmodern Novelist

If the impressionistic animation style of psychologist, writer, and filmmaker Ilana Simons' "About Haruki Murakami"—a short video introduction to the …

Literature

The Acid Test Reels: Ken Kesey & The Grateful Dead’s Soundtrack for the 1960s Famous LSD Parties

“If you remember the ‘60s, you weren’t there.” The quote was supposedly uttered by Grace Slick. Or Paul Kantner. Or Dennis Hopper. The truth is no …

How Did Everything Begin?: Animations on the Origins of the Universe Narrated by X-Files Star Gillian Anderson

Back in November, we brought you the BBC series of short animated videos, <i>A History of Ideas</i>. Produced in collaboration with the UK’s Open University …

Wittgenstein’s Masterpiece, the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, Gets Turned into Beautiful, Meditative Music

Ludwig Wittgenstein's <i>Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus</i> (available in our collection of 130 Free Philosophy eBooks has surely set a fair few of its …