Quote of the day To be mature you have to realize what you value most. ~ELEANOR ROOSEVELT FREEDOM Want to know why Catalans want to leave the loving embrace of Spain?, VothSpeak CULTURE The impossible elegance of the human tower, The Atlantic HAPPINESS How can I be happy?, British Humanist Association QUOTES ‘To be mature you have to realize what… View Post
The history of any part of the Earth, like the life of a soldier, consists of long periods of boredom and short periods of terror. ~British geologist DEREK V. AGER In A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson puts the miracle of life, the universe and everything into perspective. He warns us that even though the book is called… View Post
Quote of the day Admiration and envy are responses that point us toward what we value most. PSYCHOLOGY The surprising downside of looking on the bride side, The Creativity Post WELL-BEING The comparison trap: how to enjoy the success of others, 99u HEALTH Where skinny people sit in restaurants, Science of us NETWORKING Not on a social network? You’ve… View Post
Patricia Highsmith, known for her psychological thrillers like The Talented Mr. Ripley and Strangers on a Train, shows us in Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction how there is no secret of success in writing, except individuality, or call it personality. Nobody can’t deny she had a great deal of personality. For instance, in Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, Mason Currey wrote that… View Post
Quote of the day Complaining is almost never a positive reaction to our circumstance. ~JOSHUA BECKER CREATIVITY Why does criticism sting?, Accidental Creative THE INTERNET 10 research tips for finding answers online, TED Blog HEALTH The Ebola Epidemic is stoppable, The New Yorker Regular exercise is part of your job, HBR LIFESTYLE The rise of the hipster nomad, TechCrunch How… View Post
Quote of the day Choose the tool that allows you to follow the process you want. Don’t let the tool dictate how you work. ~RANDY HUNT CREATIVITY Pick the tool that allows you to creatively work how you work best, Creative Something GENDER Why men never remember anything, Slate COFFEE The correct coffee size is small, Gawker AGING Should… View Post
Give me your card. I don’t have a card. I’m a secret bookstore. It would be ridiculous to have a card. Real Estate put me out. (…) It’s a continuation of just me being a bookseller the way I wanted to be. If it’s all about money, there’s just better things to sell.