8/22/14 Wonderful Weekend Review

By Barbara Bogdanow Lavi | #Psychology, #ALS Challenge, #Depression, #Creativity, #Parenting, #Photography, #Music, #AmyWinehouse, #RobinWilliams, #JohnLennon and Sunday's #Comics

Kermit the Frog Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge | The Muppets

Homemade wheelchair scooter, build from a new Yamaha Mio125 cc in Hua Hin, Thailand

ASAPScience Explores the Biological Causes of Depression

In “The Science of Depression“, ASAPScience uses animation to explain and explore various scientific theories around the biological causes of …

Depression

99 texting acronyms and phrases every parent should know

By now, texting acronyms like LOL and OMG are pretty pervasive in pop culture; my daughter knew them in preschool, you hear them from the least hip …

Watch This Video That Uses Legos To Illustrate U.S. Economic Inequality…& Get Depressed

© 2011 mSeattle, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>The Brookings Institution has created this video to illustrate the lack of economic mobility in the United …

'Extraordinary' little boy finishes triathlon with his disabled brother

Never underestimate the power of brotherly love.<p>Eight-year-old Noah Aldrich didn’t want his 6-year-old sibling Lucas — who is confined to a wheelchair — to miss out on a youth triathlon this month, so he pulled and pushed his little brother the whole way as he swam, biked and ran in the sweltering …

Triathlons

Upcycled Guitars Made From Abandoned Homes

Wallace Detroit Guitars are making musical lemonade by using disassembled wood from Detroit’s abandoned homes to create upcycled guitars.<p>The instruments emphasize the heritage of Detroit and build on the city’s musical legacy. Each guitar is built to demanding specifications, and features …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Creativity

16 Signs you're an activist at heart

Some of these <i>may</i> be a slight exaggeration…<p>1. Bumper stickers trump road safety.<p>2. Your email inbox looks like this:<p>2. You prefer wristbands to …

Putting a Creative, Timeless Spin on Wedding Photography with GIFs and Cinemagraphs

Many wedding and engagement photographers want (and advertise) their photographs to be ‘timeless,’ but Detroit-based Jeffrey Lewis Bennett of JLB …