Birds make great sky-circles of their freedom. How do they learn it? They fall...– Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
(via 5 Hours of Beautiful Comet Lovejoy in 30 Seconds) Colin Legg from Esperance, Australia has been documenting Comet Lovejoy’s holiday gift to the southern hemisphere, and this is his latest — and possibly last — timelapse, as the comet has started to fade. This one covers almost 5 hours of Legg’s Comet Lovejoy views as seen during the early morning hours of December 27, 2011. “I used a ...
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“Imagine a situation where you can’t communicate with your family, where you have to scream constantly,” he said. Oceans are vast, and animals that are bothered by rising noise levels can of course move on, but it can be challenging to find and adapt to a whole new habitat. The problem is especially dire in the Arctic, where, as the polar ice cap melts, humans are leaving an...
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Can happiness be measured in 140 characters or less? A new study suggests that it can. Researchers at the University of Vermont had volunteers rate the most popular words in the English language from one to nine on a “happiness scale.” Words associated with happiness had high scores–”laughter,” for example rated 8.50–while negative words received a low score (e.g. “terrorist” at 1.30). Then,...
The urgency of slowing down — to find the time and space to think — is nothing...– The Joy of Quiet - NYTimes.com
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So what to do? The central paradox of the machines that have made our lives so much brighter, quicker, longer and healthier is that they cannot teach us how to make the best use of them; the information revolution came without an instruction manual. All the data in the world cannot teach us how to sift through data; images don’t show us how to process images. The only way to do justice to our...
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1) Make time for your passion. I have always enjoyed learning and its flip side, sharing what I know with others. So a number of years ago I took the time and effort to get an MBA while working at IBM. It was an enriching experience to be back in the classroom. Once that was completed, I took the discipline I’d learned from two years of schoolwork and applied it to writing my first book, ...
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Alexander Payne’s great new movie The Descendants has so many elements familiar to me that it almost felt like watching a home movie. There was of course the universal pang of recognition for the bittersweet complexity of family dynamics, but also: I am from Hawai’i; my high school alma mater was also that of every main character; the soundtrack had many of my all time favorite...
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Here are 14 quick strategies to get and keep yourself motivated: 1. Condition your mind. Train yourself to think positive thoughts while avoiding negative thoughts. 2. Condition your body.It takes physical energy to take action. Get your food and exercise budget in place and follow it like a business plan. Read More: Why You’re Still Overweight 3. Avoid negative people. They drain your...
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All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind,...– Eckhart Tolle
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Books don’t change the world, people change the world, books only change people.– Mario Quintana (via quote-book)