Joshua Foer demonstrates a visual technique for being able to easily memorize and recall large amounts of information such as the first 100 digits of Pi.
Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about the ways in which logic and creativity enhance one another.
How would you react if someone told you that you’re beautiful? Shea Glover, a highschool student from Chicago, conducted a social experiment to find out.
With this supercut, van Dijkhuizen uses a segment from Toy Story director Andrew Stanton‘s TED Talk to play over clips from Pixar’s movies, reminding us of all the great things they’ve done for storytelling and animation.
What an incredibly moving talk: After Photojojo founder Amit Gupta was diagnosed with leukemia, the community rallied to find a very rare matching bone marrow donor. After recovering, he found himself unable to resume the life he had before, and carrying a secret that took him a year to tell the world.
Amit, so much respect and gratitude for sharing your journey.
Earlier this spring I opened a new co-working space called FRIENDS in the heart of Boerum Hill Brooklyn. It is the more grown-up version of my first co-working space Studiomates which I ran out of DUMBO, Brooklyn, just a few subway stops away.
As someone who puts great emphasis on surrounding myself with people that I admire and that inspire me, this new work home has been life changing. FRIENDS is attached to the artists in residence of the Invisible Dog and Tattly, right below us on the second floor. This beautiful old factory building is bursting with creativity and generous, kind people.
We have one desk available right now. Join us?
Why do we get goose bumps explanation video produce by Ryan Kellman and Adam Cole.
With Halloween just around the corner, this Guide to Candy Trading made me laugh out loud.
Kevin, my first hire at CreativeMornings shares his story and the tools required to build a thriving global creative community. Needless to say, this talk made me cry.
This is fascinating: In 2011, scientists revealed a metal so light that it could sit atop a dandelion without crushing its delicate, fluffy seeds.
Breathtaking video of a paddleboarder being followed by two Southern right whales!
On a dry lakebed in Nevada, a group of friends build the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in the universe. Stunning.
I realized quickly that not everyone is as comfortable talking about death as I am. This became especially clear once I moved to New York City.
While we don’t have to all believe in past lives, we should all be comfortable talking about death. I will make sure my kids will.