The Power of Empathy

December 25, 2013

What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering? How can you really be there for another person? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to get in touch with our own fragilities. Dr Brené […]

Weekend Lesson: How to Apologize

November 23, 2013

People on the internet seem perpetually convinced that the world is out to get them and that they are in a battle to confirm that they are always right. But, y’know, you’re never always right, and the fact that you didn’t intend to hurt someone has no bearing on whether or not you hurt someone.

Focus on Making People Laugh, Even If You’re Bad at It

March 2, 2013

Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, learned an important skill when dealing with other people: try to make them laugh, even if you’re bad at it, because it distracts everyone from the negative aspects of your personality. Craig Newmark said: I’m a nerd, seriously hard-core, and sometimes that translates into being a know-it-all. People got tired […]

Chip Bandits – Crimes in Canada are getting out of hand

July 11, 2012

This has to be the funniest news article this year! A woman, alone in her home, heard people in her garage and immediately called police. Investigators discovered two women in their twenties nearby. The two were intoxicated and had walked into an open garage to steal Zellers brand BBQ potato chips. The open bag of […]

Push to add drama

April 12, 2012

To launch the high quality TV channel TNT in Belgium they placed a big red push button on an average Flemish square of an average Flemish town. A sign with the text “Push to add drama” invited people to use the button.

The City of Samba

March 6, 2012

Tilt-Shift time-lapse of the city of Samba

People can’t walk in a straight line

November 28, 2010

It’s a very interesting phenomenon, people can’t walk in a strait line. It seems that there is no exact explanation for this, just click on the image below so you can watch this very interesting video: