Bryan Salvatore

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The Heroism of Being a Contrarian: Jacob Bronowski on the Essential Character Trait of the Creative Person

“The creative personality is always one that looks on the world as fit for change and on himself as an instrument for change.”<p><i>“If one wants to be active, one mustn’t be afraid to do something wrong sometimes, not afraid to lapse into some mistakes,”</i> Van Gogh wrote in a magnificent letter to his …

Graphic Design & Tattoos

David Whyte on the True Meaning of Friendship, Love, and Heartbreak

“Heartbreak is how we mature… There is almost no path a human being can follow that does not lead to heartbreak.”<p><i>“Words belong to each other,”</i> Virginia Woolf asserted in the only surviving recording of her voice. But words also belong to us, as much as we belong to them — and out of that mutual …

Relationships

iOn takes on lifestyle cameras at CES 2015 with mini SnapCam

Known primarily for its action cams, iOn manages to squeeze an HD camera, wireless connectivity and a long battery life into an ultratiny body.<p>LAS VEGAS -- Camera maker iOn branched out last year from its line of action cams by getting into the home-security camera market with the iOn the Home. At …

Gear & Gadgets

The Smithsonian now lets you see 40,000 pieces of art online

The Smithsonian vowed that it would open up its digital collection by early 2015, and it's clearly not wasting time as it delivers on that promise. Both the institution's Freer and Sackler galleries have posted over 40,000 pieces of global art online, all of which can be used for non-commercial …

Art

Read This Before This: 10 Great Books Based on Other Great Books

Literature is a never-ending, overlapping, sometimes circular conversation — between writers, between readers, between books themselves. Especially …

From Brain To Computer: Helping 'Locked-In' Patient Get His Thoughts Out

In 2009, a man named Barry Beck suffered a series of strokes, which caused extensive damage to his right occipital lobe and to the brain stem. The geologist and author of several books was left completely unable to communicate, in a state known as locked-in syndrome.<p>The condition was famously …

lomographicsociety:

Our <b>Lomo’Instant Kickstarter</b> just went past the $700,000 mark and we would like thank you guys for your overwhelming support!<p>The pledges for the <b>Lomo’Instant camera</b> are selling really fast and if you have yet to secure yours, we still have more than 100 pledges left starting at $79. Head to our <b>Kickstarter page</b> and make your pledge now! Lomo on!

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

Game of Thrones: Why It Made Sense to Change Littlefinger’s Iconic Line

<i>This post contains discussion of Season 4, Episode 7 of Game of Thrones entitled “Mockingbird.” Proceed with caution.</i><p>As a <i>Game of Thrones</i> book reader (but not a book purist), I was waiting for a certain iconic line to finish off the night’s episode. The last main chapter of <i>A Storm of Swords</i> ends …

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