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Einstein: The World As I See It

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead —his eyes are closed. The insight into the mystery of […]

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Einstein’s theory of happiness

In 1922, short off his Nobel prize in physics, Einstein traveled to Tokyo to deliver a 4-hour lecture at the Imperial Palace. But he also left someone an important message on happiness. Out of tip money at his hotel, Einstein instead gave his Japanese courier a nugget of wisdom: “A calm and modest life brings […]

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Creativity Life & Philosophy Psychology

Imagination is a mental scratch pad

Imagination is a mental scratch pad, a place to delve into the urges of the non-existent. It is only there can we see what’s more captivating than reality’s everydayness. Imagination not only protects us from boredom, it also protects us from ourselves. It acts as a neuroprotective stimulus for brain expansion — we are only […]

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Creativity: A way of thinking and doing

Creativity is a game of trial and error. The only thing under one’s control is the willingness to experiment. But being a creator doesn’t just happen. You must compel yourself to see in order to mix and match disparate things and tap into imaginative conclusions. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein The right brain […]

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Arts Books

How jumping reveals the real person

Iconic Latvian photographer Philippe Halsman shot some of the most famous portraits of all-time for every major American magazine, including credits for more than 100 Life Magazine covers. He shot the Albert Einstein photo for Time Magazine. But he’s also renowned for one of his side projects in taking black and white images of popular […]

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Business Culture Fashion

A pedestal type of person

The best marketers bake their advertising into their work. Whether you’re an athlete, an author, or a baker, the product speaks for itself. Your trade either breeds trust and gets shared by others or falls at the wayside. Steve Jobs, Michael Jordan, and Albert Einstein put their money where their mouth was. But there are […]