Curated Miscellany

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'If the world ends in 2100, we’re probably OK'

There’s a myopia in the climate discourse today.

“Everyone is focused on what happens by 2100. But that’s only 2 generations from today. It’s like: If the world ends in 2100 we’re probably OK!” says Professor Richard Zeebe of the University of Hawai’i. “But It’s very clear that over a longer …


The Value of Science, with Brian Cox

The Avalanches GIMIX Since I Left You (unreleased version)

Sau Poler - Noseblunt

Why You Do Your Best Thinking In The Shower: Creativity & the “Incubation Period”

“The great Tao fades away.”

So begins one translation of the Tao Te Ching’s 18th Chapter. The sentence captures the frustration that comes with a lost …


snow of my soul



Sebastian Mullaert - You're An Orchestra In The Cosmos (Rhodes Version)



Humanizing the Humanities

John Rassias and the art of teaching

Early in my undergraduate years at Dartmouth College, I signed up for a French theater course. I remember waiting in the auditorium with the rest of the class, a large one by the standards of our small liberal-arts school. It was a few minutes past the scheduled …


The Power of Empathy: A Quick Animated Lesson That Can Make You a Better Person

Several years back, the RSA (Royal Society of the Arts) created a series of distinctive animated shorts where heavy-hitter intellectuals presented …


Ground Control to Major Tom


Lighting up Vietnam

Applescal - Leone Highway

Choir Of Young Believers - Perfect Estocada

Desert Dwellers Live @ 2015 Earth Heart Tour

Origami Armi

Dekmantel Podcast 040 - Fort Romeau

5 ways to be a better human at the zoo

Your job: Be interesting. Researcher and author Laurel Braitman explains.Let me be clear: I don’t like zoos. Looking at captive animals depresses me. …


Martin Luther King on the Power of Love

Please enjoy these inspiring words from our Teacher’s friend and spiritual brother, Dr. King in honor of the upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King Day, …

Thich Nhat Hanh

The Dogbone

David Bowie Discusses the Fleeting Nature of Humanity and How to Live a Fufilling Life

In this candid interview with Guillaume Durand for French television, David Bowie introduces his 2002 album Heathen, which was considered a comeback …

David Bowie


The Fascinating Story of How Delia Derbyshire Created the Original Doctor Who Theme

We’ve focused a fair bit here on the work of Delia Derbyshire, pioneering electronic composer of the mid-twentieth century—featuring two …

Cool Stuff

Koett - Night Furia