Amazing! Bird Sounds From The Lyre Bird - David Attenborough - BBC Wildlife
Want more natural history and wildlife videos? Visit the official BBC Earth channel: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthWW BBC Earth The BBC Earth YouTube channel is home...
This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes
Usually, when we say “American slavery” or the “American slave trade,” we mean the American colonies or, later, the United States. But as we discussed ...
This Is Modern Art / 1 of 6 / I Am a Genius / 1999
This Is Modern Art was a six-part TV series written and presented by the English art critic Matthew Collings. It was broadcast in 1999 on Channel 4. Ep 1 Foc...
SELFIE MIRROR - World first SMART MIRROR
Pre-order Selfie Mirror now! http://www.selfiemirror.me/ SELFIE MIRROR takes photos, posts them to Facebook and manages Smart Home. For all selfie lovers goo...
Aesthetic Consumerism and the Violence of Photography: What Susan Sontag Teaches Us about Visual Culture and the Social Web
“Needing to have reality confirmed and experience enhanced by photographs is an aesthetic consumerism to which everyone is now addicted.”
The Life of the Mind: Hannah Arendt on Thinking vs. Knowing and the Crucial Difference Between Truth and Meaning
“To lose the appetite for meaning we call thinking and cease to ask unanswerable questions [is to] lose not only the ability to produce those thought-things that we call works of art but also…
Hypnotic animated map shows 200 years of US immigration in 1 minute (VIDEO)
A mesmerizing and very colorful animation of the migration flows into the US has been created, showing where in the world people arrived from over the past two centuries.
Aldous Huxley on How You Become Who You Are, How to Get Out of Your Own Way, and the Necessity of Mind-Body Education
“In all the activities of life, from the simplest physical activities to the highest intellectual and spiritual activities, our whole effort must be to get out of our own light.”
Yearning for Praxis: Writing and Teaching Our Way Out of Oppression
“The problem is writing articles instead of making sure the articles actually change the world.” —Martin Bickman, “Returning to Community and Praxis” I’ve been writing all my life, as my mom often reminds me, but I didn’t start thinking of myself as a writer until
Resounding Silence - Digital Writing Month
Simon Ensor aka @sensor63 aka Dodger (deceased) is an exiled Francophile Blackpudlian who writes wrongs and other puzzling stories. His blog is the largely self-composted Touches of Sense. Resounding Silence Writing aloud. Transcription. “How do you like to write?” This is a question that I’ve been asking myself recently. “How do I like to write?” …
Inner Voice, Criticality, and Empathy
I am deeply disturbed by dominant discourses in society that silence the voices of others, particularly women and ethnic minorities. I am frustrated by people who put others down, particularly online. And I am always surprised by teachers and academics who talk of empowering and encouraging their students while they