The Human Body (stop-motion!)

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Such an innovative video to teach kids about various systems in human body .

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Reason is one of the better angels

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Feelings or rather gut feeling and intuition is something i believe that guides us to be passionate about something to stand up for something.

But inorder to make people change their minds in our favour, only reason seems to work. Steven Pinker and Rebecca Newberger Goldstein explain how and why with apt examples

Recover your brain

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I read the story of Simon Lewis, who recovered his functional skills after a car crash in the book ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul – Boost your brain’. He mentions about his INK talk which i have been wanting to watch.

He chooses to generously share his amazing story of using technology and the support of his family to become completely independent.

Erotic Intelligence

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I got to watch some interesting videos today

This one on is about looking at desire from a place of selfishness rather than selfless love for the partner in a long term relationship.

I love how she explains that we need to cross over to the other side and watch this person in his/her fully glory and radiance rather than think of them as an extension of your own. If this is a sort of erotic intelligence, we can all learn it too.

 

What on earth happened?

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I’m going to finish reading this amazing book which combines natural science and natural history in the most comprehensive and brief way possible.

A delight for anyone who wants to know “What on earth happened?”

A video showing the author, Christopher Lloyd, trying to explain everything in 20 minutes