RIP to one of the most influential human beings to ever have lived, Madiba, July 18, 1918-December 5, 2013.
We lost a great human being when Nelson Mandela died. Twenty-seven years unjustly imprisoned, he went on to change human history immeasurably. The world was better for having Nelson Mandela in it. (via Forbes)
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela
From one Nobel Prize winner to another, Peter Higgs believes he wouldn’t be “productive” enough to be employed today. He’s only published a handful of papers while teaching at Edinburgh University since 1964. However you think he’d get a pass for you know, coming up with one of the most monumental physics discoveries of our time nearly 50 years before it was proved. (via The Guardian)
And now, an eagle steals a wildlife camera from crocs and makes its own viral video. Oh, and apparently this eagle was a rookie eagle. (via Popular Science)
The Innovation of Loneliness (video)
One video explains as the human race becomes more socially connected via technology, in actuality we’re becoming more lonely as a species. I’m not sure if it’s true and I’m not sure if the maximum number of humans that can be contained in one social group is 150 either. I think I’m going to tell my 34829052 facebook friends. Please check my status, please.
James Altucher has written 11 best sellers, is a successful entrepreneur, and a professional failer. Here is his crash course to self-reinvention in 49 funny steps. Proceed without caution, it’s just good advice. (via Huffington Post)
Thought: It’s brick outside.
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