space race, tom clohosy cole (via Brain Pickings)
the great gatsby by f. scott fitzgerald
i am an island.
(via Going Solo: A Brief History of Living Alone and the Enduring Social Stigma Around Singletons | Brain Pickings)
“The human mind, after all, has the creative impulse built into its operating system, hard-wired into its most essential programming code. At any given moment, our brain is automatically forming new associations, as it continually connects an everyday x to an unexpected y. This book is about how that happens. It is the story of how we imagine.”
- Jonah Lehrer, Imagine: How Creativity Works
(via Imagine: How Creativity Works | Wired Science | Wired.com)
i would like to live in the happy forest.
Miranda July’s new book, It Chooses You, which includes interviews she conducted with people she met through ads in the PennySaver.
(via It Chooses You | For Me, For You)