5 famous inventor biographies

The lives behind a few key inventors.

Technology & Innovation
  • Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron, was considered to be one of the first computer programmers.
  • Inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell, was also a socially conscious man.
  • The Wright Brothers took the sky with minimal funding and support.
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What nature is — according to philosopher Alan Watts

Philosopher Alan Watts thoughts on the the all-pervading presence of nature.

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Culture & Religion
  • Alan Watts explores the arbitrary distinction between artificiality and what is considered natural.
  • He lays out three unique ways of viewing the world through different world philosophies and sciences.
  • Humanity is not a separate entity from nature, but an intellectual disconnect makes us feel that we are.
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6 thoughtful and inspiring books for children

Books that will sharpen the youthful mind.

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Personal Growth
  • Allegories like Orwell's Animal Farm take complex ideas and turn them into an approachable tale.
  • Aesop's Fables ancient insight is still relevant for any human growing up today.
  • The Little Prince teaches children to view the world through a more wondrous lens of reality.
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How dictators flourish through social media

What does the power of the online mob hold for tyranny and conformity?

Adolf Hitler. Still from 1935 Nazi propaganda film Triumph of the Will.
Politics & Current Affairs
  • Disney CEO Bob Iger's recent critique of social media hate is indicative of a greater problem.
  • The psychology of the crowd could be responsible for the hate and conformity seen online.
  • Polymath Gustave Le Bon's crowd psychology theories could be more relevant today than ever.
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