Time-lapse video of European cities by Dominic Boudreault. Watch it full-screen.
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Churchill: *We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.* (quote)
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Mike Tyson: *Everyone has a plan till they get punched in the mouth* (quote)
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Obama behind the scenes (video)
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The Boston Globe on the morning after Obama’s re-election (image)
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Emerson: *Finish each day and be done with it…* (quote)
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Homer Simpson votes
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Charles Edward Montague: War hath no fury like a non-combatant.
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Francis Bacon: “Even within the most beautiful landscape, in the trees, under the leaves the insects are eating each other; violence is a part of life.”
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Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity? (Video)
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The Holstee Manifesto
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“Deep down, we believe this world is essentially just, which is why we look away when it’s not.” Jonah Lehrer
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Elizabeth Stone: “Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.”
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In 1997, with Apple teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, Steve Jobs introduces the “Think Different” campaign (video).
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San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906 (photo).
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Terry Moore describes the proper way to tie your shoes (yes, you’ve been doing it wrong).
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The Flatiron Building under construction, ca. 1902.
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Golden Gate Bridge construction worker.
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“The human mind is simply terrible at politics. Although we think we make political decisions based upon the facts, the reality is much more sordid. We are affiliation machines, editing the world to confirm our partisan ideologies.”
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