dailydoseofdylan: Boots of Spanish Leather
The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction (New... →
psychotherapy: via The New York Times: Amid the squawks and pings of our digital devices, the old-fashioned virtues of reading novels can seem faded, even futile. But new support for the value of fiction is arriving from an unexpected quarter: neuroscience. Brain scans are revealing what happens in our heads when we read a detailed description, an evocative metaphor or an emotional exchange...
“Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso, known as Pablo Picasso”
Artist suspends real clouds in the middle of the... →
singularitarian: That’s not photoshop; that’s an actual cloud hovering inside an actual room. Artist Berndnaut Smilde merges art and science to create small man-made clouds that exist — albeit for just a moment — indoors.
If you wanna look like a d bag post something that says “I listened to/liked/watched/… ________ before it/they/he/she/etc was/were cool” congratulations maybe someone is proud of you!
Shake Your Head and Pout: Teju Cole's Seven... →
coketalk: Teju Cole’s Seven Thoughts on the Banality of Sentimentality: 1. From Sachs to Kristof to Invisible Children to TED, the fastest growth industry in the US is the White Savior Industrial Complex. 2. The white savior supports brutal policies in the morning, founds charities…
Bears After Hibernation
The Anatomy of Melancholy: Can Depression be Good... →
psychotherapy: via Psychology Today: “Let us begin by thinking very broadly about the concept of depression. There are important geographical variations in the prevalence of depression, and these can in large part be accounted for by socio-cultural rather than biological factors. In traditional societies human distress is more likely to be seen as an indicator of the need to address important...
“l’homme sensible, comme moi, tout entier à ce qu’on lui objecte, perd la tête et ne se retrouve qu’au bas de l’escalier.” (“a sensitive man, such as myself, overwhelmed by the argument levelled against him, becomes confused and can only think clearly again [when he reaches] the bottom of the stairs”)
Rick Santorum pledges to nullify 130,000+ legal... →
Neutral Milk Hotel - Two-Headed Boy