Monday, March 26, 2012

on character

good snack for thought with morning coffee

Thursday, March 22, 2012

next year, statistics

we can begin to prepare for that with this entertaining article:

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

re power

I'm hoping the scientists and engineers perfect the electric snail before the electric cockroach... our local water bugs strike me as plenty energetic already.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Heroic Imagination Project

I happened upon this Wired article about a Stanford professor's project to teach middle schoolers about social psychology and create the next generation of American heroes. It's an interesting take on developing heroism in young people.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

I just watched this fantastic documentary about Kevin Cash, the puppeteer responsible for the character of Elmo. It is a fascinating story about the journey he took to actualize his childhood dream of becoming a puppeteer on Sesame Street. I was completely transfixed the entire time. Beautiful and truly inspiring.