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Anonymous asked: Are you ever gonna update the blog or what?

I’d like to continue posting regularly, but I’ve become increasingly occupied by various personal priorities and commitments.

That being said, I could always use a contributor or two to help find and/or submit stuff. If anyone is interested, please get in touch or simply submit stuff here.

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After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Aldous Huxley

(Source: grace-notes, via quote-book)

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7 Skills students need for their future

Dr. Tony Wagner, co-director of Harvard’s Change Leadership Group has identified what he calls a “global achievement gap,” which is the leap between what even our best schools are teaching, and the must-have skills of the future: * Critical thinking and problem-solving * Collaboration across networks and leading by influence * Agility and adaptability * Initiative and entrepreneurialism * Effective oral and written communication * Accessing and analyzing information * Curiosity and imagination

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A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Charles Darwin

(Source: illuminatedbeing, via justlikeadragonfly)

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Recommended Stuff →

A list of interesting blogs, magazines and links. More stuff to be added.

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justlikeadragonfly asked: Ok, two minutes ago i discovered this blog and let me tell you, its my favorite, and i dont have favorites. Grate job, keep going. Good vibes

Thanks :)  I try hard to keep it interesting, despite the intermittency of my posts.

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I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the year’s.
Henry Moore

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Those who say it cannot be done shouldn’t interrupt the people doing it.
Chinese Proverb

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On urban cycling. Mikael Colville-Andersen

In his presentation ‘Four Goals for Promoting Urban Cycling’, Mikael Colville-Andersen explains how Copenhagen and other European cities have embraced the bicycle as a feasible, acceptable (and stylish) form of transport. Via State of Design 2010 Festival, Melbourne, July 2010

Really worth a watch, even if you don’t ride a bike (which you should :).

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The thing about science, is first of all, it’s after the way the universe really is and not what makes us feel good, and a lot of the competing doctrines are after what feels good and not what’s true.
Carl Sagan

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Storm by Tim Minchin (with text)

Tim Minchin's brilliant & witty demolition of irrationality in all its many guises.

Update: Apparently “Storm” will soon become a short film.

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You never know what is enough
until you know what is too much.
William Blake
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