The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the...– Carl Jung
How To Draw On Banana →
um, i did not know that you can write secret messages to people on bananas. apparently, if you write on the skin with a toothpick, whatever message you’ve written will become brown and visible roughly 5 hours later.
Study: New children's books lack reference to... →
“Children have been enjoying stories set in forests and jungles since Little Red Riding Hood, but natural environments are disappearing from kids’ picture books today as more are set inside homes and other built environments, a study shows.”
conversations with cam: the arkansas edition
cam: also i'm going back to arkansas tomorrow
me: i know. i'm sorry, cam
cam: yeah...it's cool. i know what to expect this time. aka don't eat of drink anything from there. i'll have to bring my own food. like treat it like india.
(note: i only apologized because i know you don't have the deep-seeded love for AR that i have)
…let me make a general observation—the test of a first-rate intelligence...– fitzgerald
Parts of the Brain Stimulated by Dance
According to Dr. Oz, dancing is one of the best ways to curb the effects of aging on the brain. Keep it young and strong. Combining physical activity and critical thinking. Parts of the brain stimulated while dancing: Amygdala – this is the emotional center of the brain stimulated during dance Hippocampus – this is the part of the brain that helps you to memorize the dance Frontal Cortex –...
Panera Pay-What-You-Can Cafes →
In many ways, “it was a test of humanity,”… But given the chance, many people will gladly help… Once (customers) really understand what we’re trying to do, that leaving just a quarter more will help the person behind them, people will understand that this is an easy way to help somebody out.”
after steadily rising for five decades, the share of children born to unmarried...– (via nyt)
Building Self-Control, the American Way →
“Effective approaches for building self-control combine fun with progressively increasing challenges…Helping your children learn to manage themselves, rather than rely on external orders, could pay big dividends in adulthood. With a little luck, they may end up agreeing with the legendarily hard-striving Thomas Edison: ‘I think work is the world’s greatest fun.’”
la sera “break my heart”
i realized today that i feel about valentine’s day much the same way a lot of my jewish friends feel about christmas. while i love the implied festivities (baked goods, crafts, gift giving), at the end of the day, it’s generally not my thing.
A Brother And Sister Get Married (And Later, Their... →
a monk and a nun fall in love. a story capable of melting even the coldest of hearts.
Do You Really Need 8 Hours of Sleep?
“A recent long-term study of 500 folks published in the journal Sleep Medicine claims those who sleep for more than seven hours a night have a higher mortality rate than those who clock far fewer hours.” (via details)
Chip It →
with one click, this new app from sherwin williams activates the color palette function, itemizing every individual color in the picture and revealing what shade Sherwin Williams has it in. (via fastco) hmmm…
i destroy my enemies when i make them my friends.– abraham lincoln (wise words imparted to me this weekend)
the shins “know your onion!” ...
bahamas “already yours”
Time Warner Cable Launches ‘Ryan Gosling on... →
courtneylewis: I kind of love this. Not enough to subscribe to cable but ya know.