This is the latest in my ongoing series in which I share the most interesting content that I’ve come across in the last few weeks. If you’ve seen something you really like, please drop me a note or share it as a comment on this post.
I want to begin with a link to a beautiful (but short) video about the largest tree in the world: it is the 250-foot-tall, 3,200-year-old “The President” sequoia in California. And it’s still one of the fastest growing trees in the world! Take a look at this video of National Geographic assembling a complete image of this magnificent wonder of nature.
Some 50 million Americans live below the official poverty line, and millions more are barely making ends meet. This photo series and community project by Al Jazeera America (maybe my favorite news source) explores how people try to survive.
Neil Gaiman Addresses the University of the Arts Class of 2012 in his own inimitable style. This is a must watch for anyone with artistic or creative aspirations…”I hope you make mistakes.”
I’m listening to my most recent Teaching Company lectures on creativity and when I came across How I Get Ideas in Todd’s email I had to share it.
Last but not least, here’s a cute and somewhat random site which amuses: Carpets for airports