Above all, do not lose your desire to walk: every day I walk myself into a state...– Kierkegaard
What I like to say is that Mother Nature writes some things in pencil and some...– crazy, was just asking someone about where we’re at in the study of epigenetics. A Thing or Two About Twins [NatGeo] (via thenoobyorker)
UPDATE: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 The FBI has asked for an extension of the...– Never heard about this particular scheme. I’m sorta hawkish, relative to state security, but I love the idea that — behind the scenes — the FBI is keeping the internet running for 500,000 Americans, and that’s understood as a solution to a threat. Half million could lose...
we do not want to pay for our memories. The films that remind us of our...– ‘We, the Web Kids,’ The Atlantic (via somethingchanged)
Andy Newberg, a neuroscientist/physician with a background in space medicine, is...– Space Euphoria: Do Our Brains Change When We Travel in Outer Space?
this is rather brilliant — and it’s the attention to the shadow that makes it work in the mind, as best I can tell. altnytterfarlig: Balloon paperApp (via @Etienne_mineur) With this paper video game you get both a regular book and a pop-up paper hot air balloon to lay on top of your iPad screen. You are the hot air balloon pilot, and you will discover an ever changing world as you...
Stephen Colbert, on Wheat Thins. I couldn’t possibly have any words to add to this. Just the urgent appeal to you to take a few minutes and watch it and know: this is real, this is happening. It happens every day, and somewhere in a midwestern cubicle, from nice people you might be friends with, it’s happening right now.
Lincoln loved to tell stories. Anyone who met with him commented on his endless...– Is storytelling a necessary component of leadership? Lincoln Tells a Story. (via curiositycounts)
Watching a liturgy from such a gloomy and merciless author getting repurposed to...– Ned Beauman, on the use of Samuel Beckett’s “Fail better” as a business slogan. [via] (via thelistenerd)
via Blech: Content is Queen (by Sergio Albiac)
In the rush to gamify enterprise websites, a number of SaaS companies have...– For the record, the way this is discussed is exactly the mistake, precisely the error. You rarely see it spelled out in such specific language, but there it is. Gamification Boosting Enterprise Websites - Social Business
NYMEX Black Swan ~ The March 2012 Crude Oil Futures Quote Loop On February 13,...– Or to quote a most clever comment: “Crude got the ol’ DDoS” via Kazys, to whom I’m grateful. Today’s Black Gold Swan - Presenting The Reason Why The CME’s Crude Market Was Halted For Over One Hour | ZeroHedge