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Feb
08
How to Build Your Creative Confidence

http://www.ted.com Is your school or workplace divided into "creatives" versus practical people? Yet surely, David Kelley suggests, creativity is not the domain of only a chosen few. Telling stories from his legendary design career and his own life, he offers ways to build the confidence to create... (From The Design Studio session at TED2012, guest-curated by Chee Pearlman and David Rockwell.)

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her...


Feb
07
Rapping, Deconstructed: The Best Rhymers of All Time

Here's how some of the greatest rappers make rhymes

Special thanks to the research of Martin Connor who was interviewed in this piece. More of his rap analysis can be found here: http://www.rapanalysis.com/

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Where Did Time Travel Come From?

A video tracing the origins of time travel fiction.

Check out episode one of the YouTube Red Original series, Lifeline: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ru4zkxNuJ_I

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The primary source for this video is David Wittenberg's sweeping and profound book on time travel fiction, "Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative"

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Jan
24
The Newspaper Devoted to Telling Positive Stories

This may be the only newspaper to make you happier.


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