The Watches of the Night

Not too long ago, TED.com posted a talk by Jessa Gamble entitled “How to sleep”.  The talk is only 4 minutes long and centers around the human body clock and sleep/waking cycles.  Judging from the comments, it left many viewers intrigued but unsatisfied: How can we get more information about this?  What is she suggesting […]

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Negative Space and the Shape of Our Lives

In photography and art, there is a concept called negative space. (Click any photo here to find its photographer on Flickr.) In each of these photographs, the negative space surrounding the subject “makes” the photo, revealing the beauty of the subject. What we might be tempted to call “emptiness” actually provides context and balance to […]

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