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17 Unique Quotes From Young Travelers That Will Make You Want to Pack Up and Go

Stephanie Be | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Travel: we love it. Feelings: we have them. But there's an omnipotence to words, that's sometimes stripped by clichés. Here's a look at original mantra from the everyday person -- young travelers - on the phenomenon that re-defines life.

A Sub-Standard Solution

James Dyson | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education
James Dyson

As an inventor, I've made more mistakes than I care to mention. To me, that is the greatest missed opportunity in education. I'd go as far to say we should award marks for good mistakes. Success may satisfy, but failure drives a hunger.

Should Students Be Memorizing Poetry?

John Lundberg | Posted 08.17.2012 | Home
John Lundberg

Do you agree? Or do you think forcing a kid to memorize a Shakespeare sonnet is no more useful than forcing him to eat a brussels sprout?

Reddit Users Raise 30K For 23-Year Old Battling Cancer (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact
Shira Lazar

The day after 23-year old Jake Villanueva posted his first story on Reddit about his own struggle with cancer, he woke up to find an overwhelming flood of comments and well-wishes from strangers throughout the globe.

Kill It, Cook It, Eat It, Wear It

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home
Heimir Jónasson

What I find most interesting in Reykjvik is the food, music and design- you just get a sense of the freshness, creativity and energy in these areas. The country is crowded with creative talent making new and exciting things.

The Black Beach: Probably The Most Amazing Location In The World

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home
Heimir Jónasson

Garðar, the youngest member of the Icelandic culinary national team and chef at one of Reykjavik's best fish restaurants, Fiskifélagið, is our chef today. He has decided not to take the easy option in cooking tonight's dinner. He starts building a stone grill on the beach to prepare a common ling, a fish that Icelanders don't usually cook.

English Football And Icelandic Blood Sausage

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home
Heimir Jónasson

A new day is upon us. We had a great time at Seljalandsfoss yesterday and now we are visiting Núpur; a real Icelandic farm under the Eyjaföll mountains. When we arrived we were greeted by Berglind Hilmarsdóttir. Berglind is also my wife's name so it was great hearing that- a good start!

A Mystical Dinner Under A Glacier

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home
Heimir Jónasson

There are strange lights in the sky moving towards us, perhaps showing signs that a space ship might be landing on the glacier? This is what is going through my head as I drive with Eldhús to our next location at the Snaefellsnes peninsula.

Dances With Whales

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 05.11.2012 | Home
Heimir Jónasson

In Stykkishólmur the weather is unpredictable. There can be sunshine and snow at the same time, but these moments are priceless and in these situations you want to have your camera ready because there are moments with the light and nature that you only see for a few seconds and then they are gone.

Inspired Design: Young Inventors Solve Old Problems in New Ways

James Dyson | Posted 05.04.2012 | Technology
James Dyson

Simple observations can inspire leaps in understanding. In designing a vacuum that didn't choke on dust, I looked to a sawmill. I saw centrifugal force being used to separate dirt and wondered - could the same principle be used on a smaller scale?

Fame Used To Be Mixed With Respect

Ricky Gervais | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home
Ricky Gervais

"Fame" used to be fused with "respect" in some ways. That's what distinguished it from infamy. But not anymore.