How Louis CK Tells A Joke

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Speaking Truth to Trump

Thank you Nicholas Kristof.

Style is Substance | Saul Bass

(via The Curious Brain)

What Comes Next Is the Future

What Comes Next Is the Future is a documentary film about the web created by Bearded founder Matt Griffin. It is the story of Tim Berners-Lee’s creation – how it came to be, where it’s been, and where it’s going – as told by the people who build it.

Feelings

For three weeks, Nate Milton wrote down any thought, image or memory that gave him a tingly feeling. He animated the list, and what it accidentally became was a stream-of-consciousness trek through his life. Beautiful!

The Danger of Silence

“We spend so much time listening to the things people are saying that we rarely pay attention to the things they don’t,” says slam poet and teacher Clint Smith. A short, powerful piece from the heart, about finding the courage to speak up against ignorance and injustice.

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Japan Gift Wrap Hack

Fascinating Japanese Gift Wrapping Hack that doesn’t require tape or ribbon.

The Purpose of Friendship

Dear School of Life, please never stop producing your educational videos.

Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes Speech

“This instinct to humiliate, when it’s modeled by someone in the public platform, by someone powerful, it filters down into everybody’s life, because it kinda gives permission for other people to do the same thing,” she said. “Disrespect invites disrespect, violence incites violence. And when the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose.”
– Meryl Streep

Thank you Meryl Streep for reminding us to question and speak up. Read her full Golden Globes speech, or watch it here.

Farewell Video to Obama

This farewell video to Obama made me weep. We must resist this new hateful, insanely conservative administration. We must resist!

How to put on a duvet cover

Now, this was useful. But I doubt it will work with a thick down comforter like I have. I’ll give the burrito method a try though!

Don’t say that word!

This made me cry-laugh just now.

Gratitude

Are you a giver or a taker?

Always coming back to this TED Talk by Adam Grant based on his book Give and Take.

Freezing soap bubbles

This is stunning.

How Stamps Get Designed

Learn what goes into designing a stamp for the U.S. Postal Service. (But wait, that FOREVER stamp, wasn’t that designed by Jessica Hische? Doesn’t it sound like he’s taking credit for it in this video?)

Bruno Mars on Carpool Karaoke

This is pure joy.

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

My childhood is filled with George Michael memories and tunes. R.I.P.

Hazel Scott on 2 Grand Pianos

What Is an “Existential Crisis”?

An animated video explains what the expression of an existential crisis really means.

Being A Good Listener

Another beautiful video by the School of Life on how we hear a lot about how to speak well in public, but very little about how to learn the equally important art of listening properly to others.

Journey of a Plastic Bag

Werner Herzog Narrates the Touching, Existential Journey of a Plastic Bag.

Every Human Ever

Every Human Ever’ is an amusing and simple short that looks at common sentiments people experience but are not often shared openly.

Google Year in Search 2016

An annual video reviewing the top Google searches of 2016.