Category Archives: TED

Brainpickings

Maria Popova: a tour de force on the web whose mind you deserve to explore.   It comes in various formats, from Brainpickings to Curiosity Counts.  This fresh nimble Brooklynite soars the digital universe and compiles its most insightful content in a monster Twitter feed and remarkable weekly newsletter.  I suggest you subscribe immediately. Which brings me…Continue Reading

Y water

Fans of design + function,  meet  Y Water. “Y water is a new concept of children’s beverage. It’s an organic, low calorie, and functional drink. Y water is also the beginning of the next generation of green. Not only are the bottles 100% recyclable, they are 100% reusable as a creative developmental aid.” Check out…Continue Reading

TEDTalk: Are we born to run?

“Christopher McDougall explores the mysteries of the human desire to run. How did running help early humans survive — and what urges from our ancient ancestors spur us on today? At TEDxPennQuarter, McDougall tells the story of the marathoner with a heart of gold, the unlikely ultra-runner, and the hidden tribe in Mexico that runs…Continue Reading