How To Stay Married

After filming weddings for two decades, Doug Block tracks down some of the couples to get their perspective on love and marriage.

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Paper Sculptures by Li Hongbo

These paper sculptures by Li Hongbo are hurting my brain. Utterly fascinating!

All World Maps Are Wrong

Fascinating video explaining why all world maps are wrong.

Muemma Bluetooth Speaker

Wow, Muemma is a beauty of a Bluetooth speaker. Incredibly decorative! Definitely #wishlisted.

Simon Sinek on Millennials in the Workplace

Do you work with Millennials? Watch this.

Bill Gates’ Favorite Books of 2016

Bill Gates shares his book recommendations for 2016. The list includes “String Theory” by David Foster Wallace, “Shoe Dog” by Phil Knight, “The Gene” by Siddhartha Mukherjee, “The Myth of the Strong Leader” by Archie Brown, and “The Grid” by Gretchen Bakke.

Amazon Go

Amazon has created a small grocery store in Seattle that allows customers to grab items off shelves and walk out without having to wait in a checkout line. They’re charged automatically. This is terrifying and fascinating all at once.

Amazon Moves to Cut Checkout Line, Promoting a Grab-and-Go Experience

Macy Gray – I Try

Resist & Thrive

This Ignite talk by Yancey Strickler was presented at People We Love Camp, an unconference hosted by Kickstarter in October 2016.

The Last Steps

On December 7, 1972, NASA launched Apollo 17, a lunar mission crewed by Eugene Cernan, Ronald Evans and Harrison Schmitt. It would be the last time humans traveled beyond low Earth orbit, the last time man landed on another celestial body, and the last time man went to the moon. The Last Steps uses rare, heart-pounding footage and audio to retrace the record-setting mission.

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Ignite Talk by Yours Truly

At a recent un-conference at the Kickstarter HQ a few weeks back I was invited to give an Ignite talk. Here it is! And if you’d like to see the other presenters as well, you can see them all here! Enjoy!

(In case you’re wondering why I am talking so fast and am out of breath at the end. It’s the format of Ignite: Presenters get 20 slides, which automatically advance every 15 seconds. The result is a fast and fun presentation which lasts just 5 minutes.)

OK Go – The One Moment

OK Go’s latest music video is a visual firework, once again. My head nearly exploded! In case you’re new to OK Go check out these: Three Primary Colors, Upside down and inside out, The Writings on the Wall and I won’t let you down.

What is Breakfast?

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Solange | Cranes in the Sky

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PhotoScan by Google Photos

Old printed photos floating around in your house? Digitize them with PhotoScan by Google.

My Unusual Emotional Support Animal

Marc Philippe Eskenazi tests out which New York City establishments with previously strict human-only policies will allow in his menagerie of emotional-support animals.

FormBox

The FormBox is a desktop vacuum former, powered by your vacuum cleaner. Oh the possibilities!

NPR Tiny Desk Concert: Gregory Porter

“No Love Dying” by Gregory Porter is a song of compassion and hope, from his Grammy-winning 2013 album Liquid Spirit. I love NPR’s Tiny Desk concerts so much.

Being in a living painting

Jill Soloway, creator of TRANSPARENT, talks about equality on film sets and the chance to be working on a living painting. Her leading style is incredibly inspiring – safe leadership.

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And Still I Rise

In this video Maya Angelou recites her poem, “And Still I Rise” which she published in 1978.

Soothing Spaceship Sound

Exploring the secrets of soothing spaceship sounds.

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How To Cook With Cast Iron

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How the Electoral College Works

Today’s the day! Go VOTE!

Simon Sinek Q&A at CreativeMornings/San Diego

If you haven’t seen Simon’s recent CreativeMornings/San Diego talk, I recommend you watch it first. Then the above Q&A. What a remarkable human!