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Immersive experiences, the future of philanthropy

“AN elephant disappears every 15 minutes,” explains Kathryn Bigelow. Around 100 are killed every day, and only 400,000 of them are left. The numbers …

Seneca on True and False Friendship

“Ponder for a long time whether you shall admit a given person to your friendship; but when you have decided to admit him, welcome him with all your heart and soul.”<p><i>“Friendship is unnecessary,”</i> C.S. Lewis wrote, <i>“like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself… it has no survival value; rather</i> …

Positive Thinking

Speech, Action, and the Human Condition: Hannah Arendt on How We Invent Ourselves and Reinvent the World

“The smallest act in the most limited circumstances bears the seed of the same boundlessness, because one deed, and sometimes one word, suffices to change every constellation.”<p><i>“An honorable human relationship — that is, one in which two people have the right to use the word ‘love’ — is a process,</i> …

Alice In Wonderland

Freedom and Destiny: Rollo May on the Constructiveness of Despair and the Vital Difference Between Happiness and Joy

“Joy … follows rightly confronted despair. Joy is the experience of possibility, the consciousness of one’s freedom as one confronts one’s destiny… After despair, the one thing left is possibility.”<p><i>“There is no love of life without despair of life,”</i> Albert Camus observed as he contemplated the …

Surf-Fotografie: Die perfekten Wellen von Ray Collins: Ominous

Ray Collins ist farbenblind - und eigentlich kein Fotograf, sondern Minenarbeiter. Dennoch drucken große Magazine seine Bilder - und Firmen nutzen …

How to Write a Short Story from Start to Finish

I’m working on a new short story. However, it’s been a while, and I’m feeling out of practice, like I have to figure out how to write a short story …

Creative Writing

30 Magical Photos Of Children Playing Around The World

No matter their cultural background, no matter their economic situation, kids will always find imaginative ways to have fun. Their wild imaginations …

How Wearables Can Go From Hype to Impact

Heralded as a new frontier in medicine, wearable devices sure are getting a lot of hype these days. Let’s start with some numbers:<p>Surveys suggest …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Journalism Training. Online Courses. Anytime, Anywhere.

Platform:<p>Onodo [https://onodo.org] is an open source network visualization and analysis tool for non-tech users. Onodo aims to facilitate the …

6 Great Apps to Help You Write

How do you write? Are you a pen and paper person? Or are you a jot-down-ideas-on-your-phone writer? For those of you on the lookout for nifty bits of …

Gloomy riverside — Paris

Paris' street conversation

Lost in Prague. Classic HDR

Classic HDR of Prague

A Literary Tour Through Prague’s History

Recent Czech political icons have doubled as writers and playwrights, whilst its writers have traced the tumultuous political changes which this …

Literature

Inside Of Prague

Czech out Prague!

Our week in Prague to celebrate Elaine’s birthday in January was extra special. We are most grateful to our friend, Steve Gove, originator and …

Prague

Prague

Kampa at night, Prague

Strahov Monastery

James Carroll on disarming the memory of Jesus: “America threatens the world with violence in ways that no other country does”

The brilliant scholar James Carroll on anti-Semitism, Pope Francis and how liberals can be honest believers<p>Jesus died around the year 33. Thirty years later, the Romans began killing Jews in a more systematic way. Between 67 and 136, over the course of a three-phase war, the Romans destroyed the …

Massive Forgotten Classic Car Collection

Indiana Jones sought out historical relics, not old cars. But if he had, this Massive Forgotten Classic Car Collection would have been his greatest …

Why we’re letting Virgin staff take as much holiday as they want

Flexible working has revolutionised how, where and when we all do our jobs. So, if working nine to five no longer applies, then why should strict …

Richard Branson: My thoughts on entrepreneurship v steady employment

Not everyone can handle the pressures of being an entrepreneur, but how can those of us with a great idea or a valuable skill find the courage to …

You learn by doing and by falling over

Forget the rules, and learn from first-hand experience instead. There’s so much more to be gained from not knowing how to do things the ‘correct’ …

My illustrated top 10 tips for success

Delighted to see so many people sharing my top 10 tips article on the BBC. One of the most rewarding parts of success is being able to share what you …

Giving up beef could reduce carbon footprint ‘more than giving up cars’

I recently blogged on why I’ve stopped eating beef - now a new study has found giving up the meat could reduce carbon footprints more than giving up …