S. Alexander Haslam, a member of Scientific American Mind’s advisory board, and his colleagues Inmaculada Adarves-Yorno and Tom Postmes wanted to debunk the prevailing myth that genius is a lone endeavor.

As they recount, we rely on others at critical junctures to sharpen our thinking and to help us persevere through a difficult task. So surround yourself with people who galvanize you — they could play a pivotal role in your own ingenuity.

Sandra Upson, Managing Editor, Scientific American Mind, Jul/Aug 2014

The eighteenth century embraced the idea of progress; the nineteenth century had evolution; the twentieth century had growth and then innovation. Our era has disruption, which, despite its futurism, is atavistic. It’s a theory of history founded on a profound anxiety about financial collapse, an apocalyptic fear of global devastation, and shaky evidence.

When we gossip, raise our voices, speak behind other people’s backs, offer unsolicited opinions, or make jokes at other people’s expense we’re isolating ourselves over time.

The aim of the architect should be to create hesitation in everyday life. They make us see the world differently, even if for a moment. And if we see the world differently, maybe we’ll think differently, and if we think differently maybe we’ll dream differently and if we dream differently well, then, maybe we can live in a different society.
Mark Wigley, former Dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of ArchitectureMark Wigley Steps Down as Dean of Columbia University’s GSAPP | ArchDaily

Greenway Nashville

Greenway Nashville


Meet Frankenstein  


#uws#puppy#fluff

Meet Frankenstein


#uws#puppy#fluff


My advice to [women in academic science] would be to always ask for what you want, master the art of multitasking, and make time for mentorship – the next generation needs us now more than ever. Be as stubborn as a bull and persevere during the difficult times, and if you want children, have them.

Peaceful waters

Peaceful waters


Sundays

Who plays Sublime at a coffee shop on Sunday mornings?


Joe’s Coffee, that’s who.

Incredible.


Joe’s Shanghai in midtown : 小笼包

Joe’s Shanghai in midtown : 小笼包