Vincent van Gogh (via earth911)
The neighbors dogs have not stopped barking for the past hour. And every time they take a quick break it is such a tease, those few seconds of silence.
And then they start up again.
“Another Reason Why I Don’t Keep a Gun in the House” by Billy Collins
The neighbors’ dog will…
Screaming red fox even worse.
Eesha Khare, 18, of Saratoga, Calif., received the Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award of $50,000 for the invention of a tiny energy-storage device.
Teen’s invention could charge your phone in 20 seconds
“Waiting hours for a cellphone to charge may become a thing of the past, thanks to an 18-year-old high-school student’s invention. She won a $50,000 prize Friday at an international science fair for creating an energy storage device that can be fully juiced in 20 to 30 seconds.”
Smart Girl Eesha Khare is changing the world by being herself!
Thankful 4 Google to explain (horrifying) sound of Red Fox screaming….at 4:35 am. No more sleeping here tonight folks!
Ron Funches (via lazybookreviews)
A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there - even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity. -Robert Doisneau
How do we prime our brains to take the meandering mental paths necessary for creativity? New techniques of brain imaging, neuroscientist Rex Jung says, are helping us gain a whole new view on the differences between intelligence, creativity, and personality.
“With intelligence, there’s the analogy I’ve used is there’s this superhighway in the brain that allows you to get from point A to point B. With creativity, it’s a slower, more meandering process where you want to take the side roads and even the dirt roads to get there.”
One of our most popular interviews in which Dr. Jung unsettles some old assumptions — and suggests some new connections between creativity and family life, creativity and aging, and creativity and purpose.
Yes! I’m all about the dirt roads, long cuts, etc.
Vertige à Paris
Wish I were there