What makes a work of art ‘good’ for you is not something that is already...– Ambient music godfather Brian Eno, born on May 15, 1948, on the essence of art. (via explore-blog)
In a way, the best education you can get is just talking with people who are...– Don’t Go Back to School (via explore-blog)
The Origins of 9 Great British Insults →
explore-blog: nevver: WAZZOCK Wazzock was a particularly prevalent—and particularly loutish—insult in the 1990s. At the time, “lad culture” ran throughout British music and television, and wazzock, a North-England accented contraction of the sarcastic wiseacre (a know-it-all) became a powerful tool to shoot people down in an argument. LUMMOX Though the etymology of lummox is heavily...
The Four Personality Types 1. The Upholder (great at adhering to inner rules...– At the 2013 99U Conference, Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project — one of 7 essential books on the art and science of happiness — argues that habit is the key to happiness, and how we relate to rules is the key to habit. Pair with William James on habit and advice on how to rewire your...
Training teaches how to carry out a specific task more efficiently and reliably....– What the philosophy of education teaches us about worrying less about money. (via explore-blog)
Curvy women are real women. Skinny women are real women. Women who have had boob...– Hugo Schwyzer (via arpeggia)
We absolutely must leave room for doubt or there is no progress and there is no...– Richard Feynman, born on May 11, 1918, on the role of scientific culture in modern society – timeless, remarkably timely read. Pair with how ignorance drives science. (via explore-blog) This is my guy. Thanks for the inspiration Dr. Feynman. (via jtotheizzoe)