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21st Century Leadership

Keith Yamashita shares stories and insights about a new model for 21st century leadership and changing times. If you enjoyed this talk make sure to check out his Skillshare class on How To Craft Stories that Matter.

5 Talks on Empathy

5 CreativeMornings talks on empathy that will change how you connect and create.

Amazon Alexa Hacked Into Billy Bass Fish

I would love this Alexa hack for my home.

Look-See

Look-See, a fascinating animation by Daniel Savage

Fuzzy Yellow

Next time someone wants to label you with something you’re not, just tell them you’re Fuzzy Yellow. This made me and my kids laugh.

WD-40 Hacks

I had never even heard of WD-40 before I moved to the U.S. Some of these 40 hacks are pretty impressive and made me realize it does’ more than just free rusted metal parts or stop things from making squeaky noises.

Dark Matter

Astrophysicist Janna Levin contemplates the mystery of dark matter in this poetic animation.

Miles Davis talks Dizzy and Drawing

A Day In The Life Of A Cat Owner

(via The Curious Brain)

Squid Skin

This is is remarkably fascinating: Squid speak a unique, undeciphered language using their skin

“Hymn” by VeilHymn

Can’t stop listening to VeilHymn, a musical collaboration between Devonté Hynes and Bryndon Cook. Part of Mailchimp’s beautiful and slightly absurd campaign consisting of videos and mini websites. My other favorite is MailShrimp.

Jacques Cousteau on Atlantis and Cognac

A queer Vision of Love and Marriage

This talk by Tiq and Kim Katrin Milan hit me in the heart.

(via Kim)

Love Letters for My Children

This is the first Kickstarter video that made me cry! Maggie Doyne is the most remarkable human I have ever had the honor to meet. What an unstoppable force of good! YES to supporting this project. YES YES YES!

(Last year Maggie Doyne told her moving store at CreativeMornings. You can watch the talk here)

Let’s Share A Meal

This commercial made me tear up! And yes, we need to have more face-to-face connections! (Hence me starting CreativeMornings eight years ago!)

(via Lisa)

The Queen of Shitty Robots

Robot queen Simone Giertz tours her mad laboratory. Adore her.

Speak Italian With Your Mouth Full

MIT teaches you how to speak Italian and cook Italian food all at once in this Free Online Course.

Data Selfie

A new Chrome extension reveals the unsettling amount of information Facebook might have on you.

Folding The World Record Plane

John Collins demonstrates how to fold his design for a long distance paper airplane for the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

All That We Share

This is beautiful.

Lazy: A Manifesto

An essay and excerpt from Tim Kreider’s “We Learn Nothing“.

(via my favorite newsletter)

Carl Sagan

“I believe our future depends powerfully on how well we understand this cosmos in which we float like a mote of dust in the morning sky.”
– Carl Sagan

(via Open Culture)

How The Blind Cook

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