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See Albert Camus’ Historic Lecture, “The Human Crisis,” Performed by Actor Viggo Mortensen

Back in 2016, New York City staged a month-long festival celebrating Albert Camus' historic visit to NYC in 1946. One event in the festival featured …

Audiobooks

Servant Leadership Is Not What You Think: Ken Blanchard Explains

What is “servant leadership” and how can it make you a better leader?<p>Often in life and work, we become focused on tasks instead of people. If left unchecked, this “results first, team second” mentality can lead to low morale and even lower performances. However, by leading from the ground up and …

Customers

Experience the Mystical Music of Hildegard Von Bingen: The First Known Composer in History (1098 – 1179)

The German abbess, visionary, mystic poet, composer, and healer Hildegard von Bingen “has become a symbol to disparate groups,” writes Brian Wise at …

A controversial study has a new spin on the otherworldliness of the octopus

Octopuses are strange, smart creatures that certainly <i>seem</i> alien—what with the tentacles, camouflage, and shape-shifting skills. Still, the idea that they actually came from outer space would seem to fall strictly into the realm of sci-fi; an update of HP Lovecraft’s Cthulhu, say.<p>But in these …

Biology

Radio Jarocho & Zenen Zeferino: Afro-Mexican Folk Takes Root in New York City

<i>Rios de Norte y Sur</i> (Rivers from North and South), the sophomore album from New York City's Radio Jarocho, pays loving homage to an art form that crossed the border with Mexican-American immigrants and has taken root in towns and cities around the U.S.<p>From its birth in colonial Mexico in the …

Watch 9 Iconic Artists at Work: Vintage Videos of Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky, Renoir, Monet, Escher & More

<b>Claude Monet, 1915:</b><p>We've all seen their works in fixed form, enshrined in museums and printed in books. But there's something special about watching …

Art

Cryptocurrency Capable of Handling Up to 500,000+ Transactions Per Second

Tkeycoin DAO is a cryptographic decentralized platform built on the mechanism of artificial intelligence, which opens a new world of opportunities …

Win more social-media followers with this trick - MIT Technology Review

In January, Turkish hackers mounted an unusual attack on Donald Trump by attempting to exploit his well-known obsession with social media. But …

Social Media

You Call That Poetry?! by Ian Daly

On a cool autumn evening in 1965, a 22-year-old poet named Aram Saroyan typed seven letters that would amount to one of the most controversial poems …

Literature

Photographer composites hours of sporting events into brilliant single photos

What would it look like if tens, hundreds, even thousands, of different moments from a sports game happened all at the same time? This is perhaps the …

Just a really lovely collection of beautifully imperfect medieval manuscripts

Before Tipex correction fluid, people sure got creative.<p>Writer and Twitter user Paul Cooper assembled thread of medieval manuscripts that had been …

Medieval

With Musical Cryptography, Composers Can Hide Messages in Their Melodies

By mapping notes to letters, some musicians sneak secret words into tunes.<p>Out of the many tropes in TV and literature, espionage is one that spurs …

The Seven Deadly Sins of AI Predictions - MIT Technology Review

We are surrounded by hysteria about the future of artificial intelligence and robotics—hysteria about how powerful they will become, how quickly, and …

Artificial Intelligence

New Evidence Fuels Debate over the Origin of Modern Languages

Five thousand years ago nomadic horseback riders from the Ukrainian steppe charged through Europe and parts of Asia. They brought with them a …

Listen to the Sounds of the Past With Over 70,000 Digitized 78 RPM Records Online

With the help of volunteer collectors, The Great 78 Project partnered with Internet Archive to release over 78,000 digitized 78 RPM record discs of early 20th century music. From blues and jazz, to classical and gospel, the freely available, growing collection has managed to preserve the sounds of …

Wikimedia

Urartu Civilization

Urartu, also known as the Kingdom of Urartu or the Kingdom of Van, was a civilization which developed in the Bronze and Iron Age of ancient Armenia, …

Everyone at Davos is talking about 'Larry's letter'

DAVOS, Switzerland — Everyone is talking about "Larry's letter."<p>The Larry they're referring to is Larry Fink, the founder of the $6.3 trillion asset manager BlackRock who last week sent a letter to CEOs of public companies stressing the need for a clear long-term strategy and an understanding of …

CEOs

A YouTube Channel Completely Devoted to Medieval Sacred Music: Hear Gregorian Chant, Byzantine Chant & More

The artists of medieval Europe, at least according to the impression we get in history class, gave far less consideration to the world around them …

TED Talks

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

Employment

An Einstein for the Subways? A Lawyer Suggests a ‘Genius’ Fix

It has been about a month since Craig Avedisian was declared an almost-genius, a finalist in a “genius challenge” contest with a $1 million prize. Whatever else is going on in the right and left hemispheres of his brain, the designation has not sunk in yet, he said.<p>“Here’s a guy, a solo lawyer, who …

An Interview With the Legendary Designers Behind the World’s Most Iconic Company Logos

“60 Years of Logos: Chermayeff and Geismar” is a wonderful film by Dress Code for their client AIGA that tells the story of the legendary founders of …

The Movements of a Symphony Conductor Get Artistically Visualized in an Avant-Garde Motion Capture Animation

Some classical music enthusiasts are purists with regard to visual effects, listening with eyes firmly fixed on liner notes or the ceilings of grand …

Look at these photos of unbelievable animals before they become extinct

British photographer Tim Flach traveled the world for almost two years and captured endangered animals in close, intimate portraits. His project …

10 logo design trends that will dominate 2018

The logo design industry is changing at a lightning-fast speed. What was trendy five years ago may not even ring a bell today. As methods of attracting customers become more effective, logo design must keep up the pace. New ideas develop so fast, designers have a hard time following …

Creative Works: The best creative campaigns of 2017

The Drum received plenty of creative submissions over the last year, enough to fill 52 weeks of Creative Works roundups in our three regions – EMEA, …

The Most Beautiful Murals of 2017, Chosen by You!

55. GLeo in Mexico City, Mexico<p>A Colombian street artist known for her vibrant and captivating wall pieces, <b>GLeo</b> has created a new mural in the …

Season’s Greetings from Paul Rand, Milton Glaser, Elaine Lustig Cohen + the Eames’

If anyone can turn a Christmas tree into an esoteric design joke, it would be Milton Glaser. The proof is in the archives of the Herb Lubalin Center …

Graphic Design

Want to Increase Your Presence? Start by Telling One of These Stories

Here's how to grow your influence, boost your impression and make a powerful impact.<p>Leading business schools, from Stanford to Wharton, teach storytelling as a business communication strategy. The ability to tell an engaging, compelling, and persuasive story is a hallmark of effective leadership …

Everything We Know About Physics in One Neat Infographic

If you've ever wondered which part of physics covers which part of space, fret no more. Here is an awesome map that lays it all out.<br>Read More

Physics

The Top Reasons Startups Fail [Infographic]

Down through the years, some startups really struck gold. When Accel Partners invested $14.8 million in a website called “thefacebook.com” back in 2005, they made a return of $5.6 billion – 378 times their original outlay. More often than not, however, startups tend to fail brutally. According to …

Startups