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Maria Popova
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A short and lovely poem from Kurt Vonnegut j.mp/1lRMjzT pic.twitter.com/0gL7P2jXvp
Virginia Woolf on the creative benefits of keeping a diary j.mp/1gNhW5M pic.twitter.com/bmRgXuNobt
Oliver Sacks on memory, plagiarism, and the necessary forgettings of creativity j.mp/OGdejs pic.twitter.com/aWcKt4ydzg
Oh hey! @wendymac's impossibly wonderful Lost Cat came out a year ago today – here's a look back at the awesomeness j.mp/1sDhQqK
"A wise person is made, not born." Pioneering psychologist Barry Schwartz on the gray areas of moral wisdom j.mp/OGaL8L
The Seven Lady Godivas – Dr. Seuss's little-known, body-positive "adult" book of nudes j.mp/1sCWoCt pic.twitter.com/cs5eU2bfPZ
For a bittersweet smile: Rudy's Library j.mp/1n5xlDP
Illustrated anatomy of a crazy cat lady j.mp/1lRoZlP
"Good people are not those who lack flaws [but those who] choose to do something about it." j.mp/1mYvoMp
Visions of the Jinn – a gorgeous visual history of Arabian Nights, some of the greatest storytelling of all time j.mp/1g8UAZ5
So wonderful: A photographic love letter to public libraries, sanctuaries of democracy j.mp/1i2KSLW pic.twitter.com/r1HIfJvhKw
If you read one thing today, make it this: The Hidden Brain—how ocean currents explain our unconscious social biases j.mp/1hCgfIL
“We know so much all the time and we have come to depend so heavily on that access to knowledge…" j.mp/R3B7ne
Mysterious street photographer Vivian Maier's remarkable self-portraits j.mp/1sBBSSF pic.twitter.com/QceOoC76jG
“Books are not only the arbitrary sum of our dreams, and our memory [but] give us the model of self-transcendence.” j.mp/Q6wOGB
Is code the most important language in the world? j.mp/1sBz9Zu
The Art of Ofey – Richard Feynman's little-known sketches and drawings, collected by his daughter, his first subject j.mp/1gM3nzq
Meet Edward Gorey's coats—superb @andevers piece j.mp/OEl0ul Trace to this semi-autobiographical Goreyana j.mp/OEl39g
Happy birthday, Charles Baudelaire! Celebrate with this Literary Jukebox pairing j.mp/R3iAHO pic.twitter.com/ddIn1q4LYn
Ugh. The state of "media" today (also wondering if this is the latest @BuzzFeed sponsored content cc @sullydish) pic.twitter.com/Ro5krzH8DU
Such a beautiful read: Herman Hesse on what trees teach us about belonging and life j.mp/1hhGMj9 pic.twitter.com/UzCijqQJuq
"How to pursue the art of living has become the great quandary of our age…" j.mp/1i22wQ3
The origin of jaywalking – a 1924 prediction that the traffic problems of the future are erratic pedestrians j.mp/1eaHRtA
10 timeless tips on writing from David Ogilvy j.mp/1hBKMWQ pic.twitter.com/ViqbYFt1qb