Moments of creativity feel like a rush. That spark of insight can make the months or years of drudgery seem worth it.
But what if you're not being as creative as you would like to be? And your breakthroughs seem few and far between? In this classic video on creativity, Ira Glass promises that part of being creative means being comfortable with not being very good. There's no special formula that leads to the all magical ah-ha moment other than plain old fashioned hard work. Glass shares his own story on how he learned to live a creative life.
For some of the latest science on creativity, turn to Big Think expert Sam McNerney.
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"Earth" features about 30 of the biggest names in entertainment.
- Lil Dicky is a rapper and comedian who released his debut album in 2015.
- His new music video, "Earth," features artists such as Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheehan, Kevin Hart, and Leonardo DiCaprio.
- All proceeds of the music video will go to environmental causes, Dicky said.
Some evidence attributes a certain neurological phenomenon to a near death experience.
Time of death is considered when a person has gone into cardiac arrest. This is the cessation of the electrical impulse that drive the heartbeat. As a result, the heart locks up. The moment the heart stops is considered time of death. But does death overtake our mind immediately afterward or does it slowly creep in?
- A forensic artist in Scotland has made a hyper realistic model of an ancient dog.
- It was based on the skull of a dog dug up in Orkney, Scotland, which lived and died 4,000 years ago.
- The model gives us a glimpse of some of the first dogs humans befriended.
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