Interesting data visualization via Bloomberg.
via a New York Times slideshow and article about yoga in Israel among (un)Orthodox Jews.
Perfect Soldiers, by Gabriel Cortez. More incredible youth stories tied to health via TheBiggerPicture.org.(Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
Check out this FluNearYou video, which is the result of a phenomenal collaboration by a hospital, a public health association, and a funder. The government should be monitoring and taking action to prevent this national threat, but they’re not doing much of anything right now (or ever?), so it’s lucky that this project is stepping… Continue reading
via Facebook: Today, only 2.7 billion people are online — a little more than one third of the world. That is growing by less than 9% a year, but that’s slow considering how early we are in the internet’s development. Even though projections show most people will get smartphones in the next decade, most people… Continue reading Is Connectivity A Human Right?
This 97-year-old uses MS Paint to make incredible art despite his impaired vision. I’m constantly reminded of ways that technology can enhance the quality of life for people; it’s truly amazing. (Source: http://player.vimeo.com/)
No, I’m not going to the World Cup. Well shot and researched video highlighting current problems in Brazil. Telling line: "What county needs and incentive to take care of its people?"(Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
This article by a cancer surviver attending Tufts University points out some serious concerns with the annual philanthropic event benefiting the American Cancer Society, including funding allocations and the language used to talk about cancer.
I was a victim of cyber bullying during my freshman year of college. I will never forget the moment I was sitting at my favorite campus coffee shop, glancing through anonymous posts on a collegiate online forum, when I saw my name. The post said, “Melanie – you’re fat. If you cared more about your… Continue reading
This is a well-selected bunch of TEDs. Watch one a day for a reenergizing prescription! 10 TED talks to help reimagine your work