Media & Arts
During an interview, Charlie Rose asks Bill Murray what he wants that he doesn’t yet have. Murry’s answer is honest, candid, and resonates with many.
It’s great to strive to do your best, but when that feeling becomes a compulsion, when you lose sleep because some project didn’t turn out right, or when nothing you can do feels quite good enough, you have veered into the unhealthy territory of perfectionism.
An article by Omar Cherif about how a wide variety of species willingly seek out substances to get intoxicated, as shown in the documentary Weird Nature ― Peculiar Potions.
Winston Smith, the hero of Orwell’s 1984, has just been arrested for crimes against the State. Sitting in his cell, he watches as a familiar figure steps through the door. It’s O’Brien, the man he thought was his friend. But O’Brien is an undercover agent of the Party, and the Party rules all.
Are you at a loss as to what your own personal creative gift is? This video may help you to turn over the stone that will reveal your hidden treasure! What are you waiting for?
Here are a bunch of movies your mind will thank you for.
Gallup poll summary: Americans clearly lack confidence in the institutions that affect their daily lives: …the banks that are supposed to protect Americans’ earnings; the U.S. Congress elected to represent the nation’s interests; and the news media that claims it exists to keep them informed.
Oscar-winning actor Matt Damon, who grew up near the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) campus and played a mathematically gifted MIT janitor in Good Will Hunting, delivered his first-ever commencement address for MIT’s class of 2016 on June 3.
The political language that Orwell dubbed Newspeak, employed by the ruling government, Ingsoc — seems to have served as an instruction manual for the American empire. The following list comprises only a fraction of possible examples of the U.S. government’s version of Newspeak.
Iris Grace’s paintings have been compared to legendary French painter Claude Oscar Monet. Her paintings are lucidly colorful and leave viewers with a gentle feeling upon looking at them. In addition, each stroke of blue, green, and red seems to tell a story.
When people are angry, they want to take some control of a situation — get some revenge or retribution or win back the situation. That impulse is really strong. And in sending an email, they feel like they’ve done something.
“Oil based plastics are destroying the environment,” the meme — originally posted to Facebook — states, asking, “Why not hemp plastics? They are both biodegradable and non-toxic.” Pictured at the top are marine animals tangled in plastic waste, while the bottom image shows a time-lapsed progression of a hemp plastic bottle in states of decay — complete in just 80 days.