President Obama’s trade agreements can enhance our national security as much as our economic security.
A behind-the-scenes look at how the French artist JR created a large-scale pasting in the triangle below the Flatiron Building for the Walking New York issue of The New York Times Magazine.
Working under the cover of darkness early Monday, a small group of artists installed a tribute to NSA-leaker Edward Snowden in a Brooklyn park. The city removed it hours later.
We've been brainwashed http://www.salon.com/2012/06/14/weve_been_brainwashed/ No kidding!
It’s not so much that the mental faculties of older people are rapidly declining, it’s that their databases are fuller, a new study suggests.
As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerful…
Getting ready for the rest of my On Your Feet class at NYU and thinking about the Oscars. Just saw Birdman last night -- and it's my favorite movie in a long, long time. I loved Boyhood but not in the traditional sense -- it was just deeply miraculous to see people growing up and growing older: amazing! But, to me, it didn't even feel like a movie! BTW - note the ghost lasp in between two great actors. The lamp is lit all day and all night to keep the ghosts away. Apt, as there are many, many ghosts in most theaters!
IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker—thus turning the automobile...
The great teacher walked down the dark path and suddenly realized he had dropped what he was carrying. He walked over to a light and started to look beneath it. 'But master,' said the disciple, 'You dropped it in the dark. 'Yes but how will I ever see it there?' I'm looking for the real story by Rumi but can't find it. This is sort of how it goes. Does anyone know the real story?
My favorite quote
David Purdy at Williamsburg Bridge, Brooklyn
Maybe they're making a sequel to that iconic French film from the sixties - The Red Bicycle...
Okay I can't tell whether this is ... Cheesy or True?
Behind the asinine antics of Bibi and the Republicans lies a seductive vision of doom – but not from Iran
A group of nearly 50 Republican senators have written a letter to Iran to explain how the U.S. Constitution works. The letter is 'An Open Letter to the Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran.'
For more information about the event and to listen to the podcast go to the RSA event page: http://bit.ly/1pGeaRO In his 2014 Chief Executive's lecture, Matthew Taylor explores new RSA thinking on how we can empower people to choose to pursue creative lives, and to contribute to enabling others to do so as well.
It was another scandalous year for banking. Enough is enough.
Ford Fry uses lemongrass and shallots to give classic Maryland crab cakes a Vietnamese touch. Best of all, you can make them at home.
The beloved author talks about family, God, and the damage of creative successes: "They kill as many people as not"
Found this message under a bridge in upstate New York. Conclusion - the invasion has begun. DSC07611 http://flic.kr/p/rrEYtU
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Here’s a flummoxed Matthew Taylor responding to Fredric Laloux’s suggestion that all we have to do to make the world a better place is encourage leaders to put aside their egos.
There's a beautiful scene in the movie Jaws, which I completely missed when I was a kid. The police chief, the scientist, and the whale hunter are all getting drunk and telling stories. There's a lull and into the silence comes a haunting sound from outside the boat; it’s a whale call. They sit still for a moment and then start to sing an old song of the sea. What a deeply beautiful moment of connection between the men and nature.
A young MIT professor is finishing Darwin's task — and threatening to undo everything the wacky right holds dear