The Week's Links: November 4, 2012

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • Hurricane Sandy, A Drenching Reminder That Tough Times Inspire Remarkable Innovation 
  • Creativity Top 5: Post Sandy - 
  • Hurricane Sandy: How You Can Help - 
  • Kurt Vonnegut’s Eight Tips on How to Write a Good Short Story 
  • A dash of algebra on wireless networks promises to boost bandwidth tenfold, without new infrastructure. 
  • The Pew Internet Report On Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits 
  • Listen to Your Intuition, Because Your Body Can Predict Future Events Without Conscious Clues 
  • Science Confirms The Obvious: Rejection Can Make You More Creative 
  • Exposing Kids To 10 Hours Of Science A Year Makes Them Smarter 
  • DNA has a 521-year half-life 
  • White whale mimics human speech 
  • 30 gifts to 30 strangers in Sydney, a must-see end-of-week treat 
  • A Look At The World's Most Amazing Kitchens, Restaurants, And Food, Courtesy The Selby 
  • How a Google Headhunter's E-Mail Unraveled a Massive Net Security Hole 
  • Neal Stephenson talks REAMDE with lawyers, security experts 
  • The Immersive Web And Design Writing 
  • The Rhythms of Work vs The Rhythms of Creative Labor 
  • Is Windows 8 The New Modernism? 
  • A New Gates-Funded College Offers Higher Ed To Those With Grit, Not Test Scores 
  • How to Focus Mind Map 
  • Paying Tribute To Artists Who Hand-Paint Signs In A Digital Age 
  • Seriously Amazing: The Smithsonian's Q&A site. 
  • ASME's Top 40 Magazine Covers of the Last 40 Years 
  • Why Do We Say “Pardon My French” When We Curse? 
  • How Slight Sleep Deprivation Could Add Extra Pounds 
  • 25 Fun Size Facts About Classic Halloween Candy 
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art Explores Photo Manipulation 
  • Can too much caffeine kill you? 
  • Comedians@Google Eddie Izzard: Sometimes you have to kill your creative babies 
  • 5 Reasons Michael Faraday Is as Cool as Tesla 
  • Why Do We Get Shivers Up Our Spines? 
  • Cybercrime: Mobile Changes Everything — And No One's Safe 
  • Love this: Ballet dancers in Wonderland. 
  • It’s Always Done This Way 
  • Dance Is Like Thought: Helen Keller Visits Martha Graham's Studio 
  • The anticipation of giving: Rare video of Frank Oz eulogizing Jim Henson 
  • Powerful: Scenes From World War II Photoshopped Onto Today's Streets 
  • At What Age Will Your Creativity Peak? 
  • Neal Stephenson on the Future of Books and the Ubiquity of Gadgets 
  • Check out the gorgeous site for NBR New Zealand Opera 
  • Peekaboo! Cambridge scientists discover why children think they are invisible when they hide their eyes 
  • Custom Built Orchestra Uses Instruments Made From Fallen Tree Branches And Pierced Light Bulbs 
  • America's Facebook Generation Is Reading Strong And Going To Libraries 
  • No one ever bought anything on an elevator - 
  • Starbucks Builds a Library-Themed Pop-Up Store in Tokyo 
  • Mapping the Twitter Languages of London 
  • David Attenborough's collection of Edward Lear's ornithological prints 
  • Linda Rottenberg: If no one is calling you "crazy," you're probably not thinking big enough. 
  • What are your Top 10 Favorite Words? 
  • Fact-checking at The New Yorker 
  • The Thinking Mindset vs. The Doing Mindset: Pick One (And Only One) 
  • The NYTimes Magazine Body Issue is fantastic. Case in point: The Island Where People Forget to Die 
  • 40 Things To Say Before You Die 
  • 12 Guidelines for Deciding When to Persist, When to Quit 
  • The psychology of Tetris 

Recommended This Week:

Antonio Ortiz

Antonio Ortiz has always been an autodidact with an eclectic array of interests. Fascinated with technology, advertising and culture he has forged a career that combines them all. In 1991 Antonio developed one of the very first websites to market the arts. It was text based, only available to computer scientists, and increased attendance to the Rutgers Arts Center where he had truly begun his professional career. Since then Antonio has been an early adopter and innovator merging technology and marketing with his passion for art, culture and entertainment. For a more in-depth look at those passions, visit SmarterCreativity.com.

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