Posts Categorized: Recommended

Wait But Why

I highly recommend Tim Urban’s blog, Wait But Why, and his latest post on colonizing Mars is especially great. Tim jokes that he’s been “seriously dating astronomy” since he was three-years-old, and his excitement and passion are contagious! Click here to read Tim Urban’s latest blog post, How (and Why) SpaceX Will Colonize Mars  

Guest Post: “Stardust” by Neil Shubin

An excerpt from The Universe Within by Neil Shubin All the galaxies in the cosmos, like every creature on the planet, and every atom, molecule, and body on Earth are deeply connected. That connection begins at a single point 13.7 billion years ago… Continue Reading

Guest Post: “Meditation Retreat” by Dan Harris

An excerpt from 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works—A True Story by Dan Harris It was the longest, most exquisite high of my life, but the hangover came first… Continue Reading

The Power of Believing That You Can Improve

A TEDx Norrkoping Talk, by Carol Dweck Dr. Dweck explains the power of responding to children with “Not Yet” when they’re having trouble understanding. If they are told “Not Yet”, they experience a problem as one they can solve given time and guidance, rather than something they have “failed”. Instead of setting children up for failure, low self-esteem, and cheating,... Read more »