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Putin's anti-gay purge, now going after Olympic athletes, is truly an atrocity and the world should know: http://j.mp/15hyPWk
RIP Sony Walkman, 1979-2010 http://is.gd/ggZjb
"In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit." Anne Frank's diary, 66 years ago today http://j.mp/148Ejzz
Ooh. Every single episode of Reading Rainbow is now on YouTube http://t.co/CxOhJ74y
Freddie Mercury would've been 65 today – celebrate with 5 unusual covers of Bohemian Rhapsody http://j.mp/fikkPV
"They're not looking for liquids, they're not looking at your shoes. They just look at you." How Israel does airports http://is.gd/hef0X
YES "If we paid our teachers what we pay our celebrities, maybe one day we'd be smart enough to actually know better" http://j.mp/18xR8ar
The Beatles’ final photo shoot, 43 years ago this week http://t.co/vBiSV9GL
Young Mark Twain's little-known, lovely book encouraging girls to think independently http://j.mp/1dSmzi8 pic.twitter.com/TVtQ4XvrvJ
Perspective: It would take 236,549,020 Spotify streams for each person in a band of 4 to earn a minimum wage of $15K http://j.mp/1hSsKAM
Kandinsky on the spiritual element in art and the 3 responsibilities of artists http://j.mp/1pyBu7n pic.twitter.com/20EA2SZYYa
"You don’t stop doing things because you get old. You get old because you stop doing things.” ~ Rosamunde Pilcher http://t.co/FnkpxT9C
"Less time separates us from Tyrannosaurus rex than separated T. rex from Stegosaurus." A lesson in time scales http://t.co/X00n6Rre
Happy birthday, Frida! Celebrate with her gorgeous handwritten love letters to Diego Rivera http://j.mp/1ooENde pic.twitter.com/BaSid0RHoQ
22 years ago today, the first photo was uploaded to the web – and it was of an all-girl science rock band from CERN http://j.mp/1rnMghW
"Seeing someone reading a book you love is seeing a book recommending a person."Best saying ever or best saying ever? http://j.mp/19viePA
“Be curious. Read widely. Try new things. What people call intelligence just boils down to curiosity.” Aaron Swartz http://j.mp/136nuSS
If you watch one thing today, make it this animated history of the Israel-Palestine conflict http://j.mp/1sfXYsb pic.twitter.com/McUlpQ6bMq
Wow. Vintage propaganda ads against the terrible menace of recorded sound, seen as a threat to musicians in the 1930s http://t.co/aJV9l7Y2
"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." Nin on love and life, illustrated http://j.mp/1pf8hwK pic.twitter.com/k0G9wNoIj1
Reader/writer. Founder of @brainpickings. MIT Fellow.