Sometimes you've just got to embrace your goofy side in parenting.
I am a motion graphics designer in training (as much of my job titles would say: "in training"), and so I like to see what types of work are out there. People in this industry are fantastic, incredibly talented individuals, and I wanted to showcase some of their work here. If you have more … Continue reading Creative Appreciation (and Inspiration)
If you are like me - and you hop around the internet - you may have a collection of random free goodies collecting dust in your bookmarks. I thought instead of letting them rot, I'd share with you all a few I've discovered over the past months. Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with any of … Continue reading Random Freebies
Writing a science fiction book? Want to play with space travel, time travel, or whatever? Or maybe you just want to understand wormholes? Check out this enlightening YouTube video from Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell, an awesome channel with a lot of interesting theoretical and scientific explainer videos. It also has an awesomely 80's soundtrack … Continue reading Wormholes Explained (Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell)
Noah Zandan brings us an interesting video on the language of lying. This can be helpful not only to spot a liar, but - for writers - to create complex characters that lie in ways that feel genuine. https://youtu.be/H0-WkpmTPrM
In this story from Einav Zamir Dembin, we see the intersections of history, literature, and archaeology. Did Troy really exist? https://youtu.be/gQbZX9JEQsQ
As a writer - especially for fiction - I sometimes wonder if an explanation of a person's nonverbal cues will be universal to everyone. This fascinating Ted-Ed talk from Sophie Zadeh studies this very subject. https://youtu.be/-hr58Yu0yDs
Mental health can be a real drain. As someone who has suffered from depression and currently taking medication for anxiety, it can make every day like walking through thick mud. But understanding depression is the first step of the battle to combat it. Check out this video from Ted-Ed about depression and equip yourself to … Continue reading What is Depression?