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300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries

300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries
Source: www.diygenius.com | Original Post Date: January 12, 2014 – I watch a lot of documentaries. I think they are incredible tools for learning and increasing our awareness of important issues. The power of an interesting documentary is that it can open our minds to new possibilities and deepen our understanding of the world. On this list of mind expanding documentaries you will find different viewpoints, controversial opinions and even contradictory ideas. Critical thinking is recommended. Watching documentaries is one of my favorite methods of self-education. I hope you find these documentaries as enlightening as I did! [1] Life In The Biosphere Explore the wonder and interconnectedness of the biosphere through the magic of technology. 1. [2] Creativity and Design: Learn about all the amazing things that people create with their imaginations. 1. [3] The Education Industrial Complex: The modern school where young minds are moulded into standardized citizens by the state. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1.

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Ten essential movies that will show you the way to happiness Happiness can come in different forms. Millions of people live on Earth, and we’ll never hear the one and only true answer to the question: what does happiness really mean? Someone may feel truly happy when they’re socializing at a fun party, while others may have learned long ago to find joy in harsh everyday life. Of course, all of us have a lot in common. Most people would include love, friendship, the birth of children, personal achievements in their list of things that make them happy...But life remains a multifaceted thing.

40 websites that will make you cleverer right now The indexed web contains an incredible 14 billion pages. But only a tiny fraction help you improve your brain power. Here are 40 of the best. 55 Historic Photos Got Colorized. It Changes Everything. Even if you’re a history buff that is well-versed on historical events, these photos might change how you feel about certain moments in history. A Redditor gathered together a group of cleverly edited historic photos; seeing these blew my mind. They’re not digitally altered to the point of ruining the photo, they are simply colorized. Somehow, just adding color to some of these incredibly iconic images makes it seem entirely different.

Nine awesome movies that you’ve probably never seen Sometimes a variety of new movies makes you feel like a kid in a candy shop. Before you can even watch one movie, dozens of new ones come out. For those who missed the premiere and didn’t have time to watch these exciting and interesting movies, Bright Side has made a list of some new ones that have already managed to collect lots of rave reviews. Steve Jobs © Universal Pictures This is the life story of one of the most brilliant minds of the world whose name is familiar to everyone.

Types of creative thinking - The Second Principle Creative thinking is much more than using your imagination to crank out lots of new ideas. Creative thinking is a lifestyle, a personality trait, a way of perceiving the world, a way of interacting with other people, and a way of living and growing. Gary Davis © Leslie Owen Wilson email 100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want.

5 of the Fiercest One-Liners in History Finding the right words when detonating an atomic bomb or sacrificing one's life for friendship came easy for these people. 1. Lawrence Oates before walking into a deadly blizzard: "I am just going outside and may be some time." In 1911, Captain Lawrence Oates joined the expedition of Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole, which they reached only to find that another explorer had beat them to it, 34 days earlier. On the trek back to base, the weather was unforgiving, falling to -47 degrees Fahrenheit.

Why Creative People Sometimes Make No Sense Photo by Sophia. I’ve been having an insightful shuffle through Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s book Creativity: The Work and Lives of 91 Eminent People. Mihaly is a seminal professor of Psychology and Management, and is the Founding Co-Director of the Quality of Life Research Center at Claremont.

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