Julie

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Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

By Ted Pillow,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1aPdssL<p>1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning …

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

North Korea’s Official Flickr Account Gets Hacked and Defaced by Anonymous

Did you know North Korea had an official Flickr page? The country’s account on the popular photo sharing service made headlines today after it was …

Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book

In the summer of 2011, I chanced upon a lovely Italian edition of a little-known, playful short story young Mark Twain had written in 1865 at age of 30, with Victorian-scrapbook-inspired artwork by celebrated Russian-born children’s book illustrator Vladimir Radunsky, mischievously encouraging …

How To Be Alone

<i>UPDATE: Now available as an illustrated book.</i><p>Modernity offers a curious paradox of connectedness and loneliness. Our perpetually networked selves cling to constant communication in an effort to avoid the deep-seated sense of loneliness we so dread. Somewhere along the way, we forget — or maybe …

sunday newsletter

<i>Brain Pickings</i> has a free Sunday digest of the week’s most interesting and inspiring articles across art, science, philosophy, creativity, children’s books, and other strands of our search for truth, beauty, and meaning.<p>Here’s what to expect.<p>Like? Go ahead and sign up — it aims to elevate and …

All the 2012 Best-of Reading Lists, Together at Last

By popular demand, here are all of this year’s best-of omnibus reading lists, in one shareable place:<p><b>The Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2012</b> <i><br>From Buddhism to the relationship between creativity and dishonesty, by way of storytelling and habit.</i>• <b><br>The Best Art Books of 2012</b> <i><br>From Indian folklore</i> …