Growing nervous system in a developing zebrafish embryo

A stunning video of the nervous system of a zebrafish over a 16 hour period. The imperative is to grow into somebody. Advertisements

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Slow appeal 🐢

Conventional wisdom says that we should emphasize speed over power. After all, he who runs the fastest wins the race. But life is a marathon, not a sprint. Malcolm Gladwell once said proper books should take at least two years to write: “We need to be a little bit more tortoise-y and a little less […]

Bird’s eye view

“It was a moment of seeing from the bird’s-eye view rather than from our usual close-up perspective. Or, in other words, it was a moment of non-robotic consciousness.” 🔗https://t.co/Ajw3RT07DH pic.twitter.com/r6akTMfVAU — Wells Baum (@wells_baum) September 7, 2018 And this is why humans want wings. Video courtesy Elite Falconry. Check their Instagram feed for more.

Nike’s new ad for Serena Williams will set you dreaming

Nike’s new advertisement reveals home-video of a nine-year-old Serena Williams practicing tennis with her father. If you don’t dare to try and chase your dreams, you’ll rob yourself the joy of doing it. Don’t just dream it. Serena Williams One day we’ll be able to turn our dreams into movies we can watch when we wake […]

Voice acting with Tara Strong

Tara Strong is a voice actor for cartoons like “The Powerpuff Girls,” “Rugrats” and “The Fairly OddParents.” In this video, she talks about her process in coming up with the character voices for babies, villains, and teens. It’s absolutely fascinating how she can convert the director’s body language into actionable sounds such as a character […]

The fascinating history of the pencil ✏️

“The pencil is a very perfect object,” says pencil obsessed Caroline Weaver in this TED video where she explains the history of the pencil.  The origin of the pencil goes back to the innovative applications of graphite. Farmers and shepherds used graphite sticks wrapped in sheepskin and paper to mark their animals.  In 1795, French painter Nicolas-Jacques […]

Vietnam’s Magical Golden Bridge 👐

There are two hands at the Cau Vang (Golden Bridge) on the top of Da Nang’s Ba Na Hills, one to pick up the people, the other to hold the bridge together.  Suspended nearly a mile high above sea level, the 500-foot long bridge was designed by TA Landscape Architecture in Ho Chi Minh City. […]

7 Teacups Waterfall at Patagonia, Chile

Talk about a dream place to swim. Siete Tazas, or The Seven Teacups, is located 125 miles from Santiago, Chile. These natural rock pools stack on top of each other to create a sequence of beautiful waterfalls before emptying out into River Claro. Add this to your travel list along with the stunning rainbow waterfall […]

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