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John Nash's Beautiful Life

The brilliant mathematician, who died in a car accident on Sunday, was best known for his struggle with mental illness.

John Nash, a Nobel laureate and mathematical genius whose struggle with mental illness was documented in the Oscar-winning film A Beautiful Mind, was killed in a car accident on …

Game Theory

William S. Burroughs — Alternative Rock Star — Sings with Kurt Cobain, Tom Waits, REM & More

Image via Christiaan TonnisLike many of the best countercultural icons, William S. Burroughs had at least two separate periods of underground fame. …

Alternative Music

Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, Visualized in a Computer Animation for Its 100th Anniversary

Even those of us who only took half a music appreciation course in college know about the impact of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, the …

Animation

Joey Fehrenbach-Everything is Alright [XSPANCE remix]

Suffering Opens The Real Path -- Norman Fischer – Lion's Roar

Photo by Andreas Øverland.

Norman Fischer explains why it’s suffering that gives us the incentive, vision, and strength to transform our lives.

On …

Zen

Carl Honoré: In praise of slowness | Talk Video | TED.com

Journalist Carl Honore believes the Western world's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there's a backlash …

TED Talks

Tree of Life

forest house

Place for Us

King Surge

RING OF FIRE

pussyfooting

Nite School Klik - Nice Nightmares

The G Word: Gentrification and Its Many Meanings

Changing neighborhoods may be a class issue, but in America, that means it's also a racial one.

Ask city-dwellers to describe what, precisely, gentrification is you’ll get an array of answers. The term is a murky one, used to describe the many different ways through which money and development enter …

New York

Bergfrieden

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In the last rays

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Leaning to the Light

The work

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Globe Thistle

Shashlik

Unison in Breeze

Old man at Storr

smile of blue eyes

Landscape in the Sky