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The Seven Most Important Things I Learned in Seven Years of Reading, Writing, and Living: A Cinematic Adaptation

Reflections on how to keep the center solid as we continue to evolve.Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. If it brings you any joy and inspiration, please consider a modest donation – it lets me know I’m doing something right.Read More…

  • By Maria Popova
  • Posted in science
  • Also tagged Culture, psychology

The 3Doodler 3D-printing pen is back and better than before

When WobbleWorks announced its 3Doodler pen a couple of years ago, it caused quite a stir. The device allows users to sketch in three dimensions, using strands of molten plastic that harden on contact with the air. Now, the company has announced an updated version. The 3Doodler 2.0 is said to be slimmer, lighter, quieter…Read More…

Eduardo Relero’s Amazing Anamorphic Street Art

Eduardo Relero is an Argentinian street painting artist living in Spain who’s known for his anamorphic street paintings. He usually does satirical and critical… The post Eduardo Relero’s Amazing Anamorphic Street Art appeared first on When On Earth – For People Who Love Travel.Read More…

  • By WhenOnEarth Guest
  • Posted in science
  • Also tagged 3d, anamorphic, eduardo relero, painting, street, street art, World of Art

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome Through the Pleasure of Practicing: A Classical Musician’s Assuring Account of Creative Homecoming

“Limitation is the condition of our lives. What matters — what allows us to reach beyond ourselves, as we are, and push at the boundaries of our ability — is that we continue. But then everything depends on how we practice, what we practice.”Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across…Read More…

  • By Maria Popova
  • Posted in science
  • Also tagged Books, creativity, Culture, , psychology

Cueva de las Manos: The Cave of Hands in Patagonia, Argentina

People leave their stories through books, photographs, graffiti, or through their social media accounts. Leaving marks has been a practice since the prehistoric times… The post Cueva de las Manos: The Cave of Hands in Patagonia, Argentina appeared first on When On Earth – For People Who Love Travel.Read More…

  • By danielle
  • Posted in science
  • Also tagged argentina, cave, Cool Experiences, patagonia, prehistoric, rock art, south america, World of Art

This Artist Recreated Seven Generations Of Her Maternal Line, Has Probably Harnessed Their Power – Spirits!

Artist Christine McConnell (previously of dessert monsters) went two hundred years and seven generations back into the maternal side of her family tree and did portraits recreating her ancestors. If I learned anything from Charmed it’s that if at any point she uttered these women’s names out loud and in order she prooobably harnessed enough power…Read More…

How Our Inventions Reinvent Us

In two recent videos, Jason Silva visits the idea of ontological design—that as we design our tools, so our tools design us in return. We devise and engineer computers and the… read moreRead More…

  • By Jason Dorrier
  • Posted in science
  • Also tagged , complex systems, Culture, , Friedrich Hayek, future, , Intel, Jason Silva, ontological design, shots of awe, Silicon Valley, Singularity, urban design

Artist Creates Drawings On Her Trackpad Using Just Her Nose

Most of us take for granted that we have working limbs that can type on keyboards, use the mouse, hold a pen, and so on. Unfortunately not everyone has that luxury, like designer Michelle Vandy who lost the use of her hands after developing repetitive stress injury in her arms. Now as a designer, losing…Read More…

Mobile App of the Month: The DeviantArt App

If you are an artist that owns a computer, there’s a good chance you have an account on DeviantArt or DA as a lot of us call it. You also know that as awesome as the site is, they’ve never had a proper mobile app. That changed earlier this month and with that in mind,…Read More…

Light Projection Technology Used To Create A Stunning Dance Routine

You know how sometimes in movies, especially animated movies, the characters dance and there are lights and effects swirling all around them? Well it’s pretty easy to do as it involves the use of CGI, but what if this was a live performance by real human actors/dancers? How would one go about adding those effects?Well…Read More…

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