A man in a hot air balloon realized he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a woman below. He yelled: “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a … Continue reading
Neil deGrasse Tyson gives a brief but fascinating explanation of the origin and history of the universe.
It’s not often that a student film gets nominated for an Oscar, but such was the case with Head Over Heels, the graduate film of animator Timothy Reckart that went … Continue reading
Imogen Cunningham was born on April 12, 1883, in Portland, Oregon. She began taking photographs in 1901, when she enrolled in a correspondence course in photography while she was a … Continue reading
The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White is a grammatical manifesto that has dominated American literature almost from the day of its Jazz Age publication in … Continue reading
We are talking about being whole artists. about being awake and having seeing eyes and feeling eyes. we are talking about not having to know everything. focusing on both the … Continue reading
Scarlet tanagers, thrushes, warblers, hawks, spotted salamanders, skunk and possum, all the invisible insects— . the native shrubs, the wild flowers, all the trees cut down, the altered light patterns, … Continue reading
In the closing remarks of Malcolm X’s speech at Oxford in 1964, we hear his trademark claim that liberty should be attained by “whatever means necessary,” including force, if the government … Continue reading