Archive for Gems

No Head

An 'outdoor' painting by Pejac. [...]

Dalai Lama’s Guide to Happiness

A video from a talk in Adelaide during his 'Beyond Religion' tour in Australia of last year. [...]

The Human Race and Aliens

Two quotes by Stephen Hawking. [...]

Walking, I am Listening…

A quote by Linda Hogan. [...]

Live Your Life

Tecumseh (1768-1813) was a Shawnee Native American chief. [...]

You Will Be a Beautiful Shining Crystal of Light

A quote by Masaru Emoto (1943-2014). [...]

Tesla and Einstein Weigh-in on Vegetarianism

Tim Sparks, on IdeaPod, September 14, 2014 [...]

The Surprising Science of Happiness

Dan Gilbert talks at TED. [...]

Zohra Sehgal – the Grand Old Lady of Bollywood

"I am preparing myself for death..." [...]

I Am, I Know, I Believe

Personal statement by Kate Luebkeman. [...]

You Are the Battlefield

Take a few minutes to listen with full awareness - and be enchanted by the beauty of the splendid movements of the flowers ... [...]

You Don’t Have a Soul

C. S. Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) ... [...]

The Patriot

Mark Twain (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910) [...]

You’ve Woken Up…Now What?

by Zen Gardner [...]

How can I be happy?

Narrated by Stephen Fry [...]

Tony Benn Quotes

A selection from an article in The Guardian. [...]

God, a “Psychotic Mass Murderer”

Bill Maher on the flood, Noah's Arc and the Bible. [...]

Every Day in Life is Beautiful

Pianist Alice Herz-Sommer shares her wisdom and music [...]

To my dearest daughter,

Ethologist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins' letter to his 10-year-old daughter. [...]

Touching Strangers

New York photographer Richard Renaldi grabs strangers off the street and takes photos of them together. [...]



Did you Know that Trees Talk?

Tatanga Mani, or Walking Buffalo, speaks: [...]

Political Correctness

Bond University, Australia, has an annual contest calling for the most appropriate definition of a contemporary term. [...]

Why Are We Here?

In this video, Graham Hancock speaks on existence, consciousness and our present humanity. [...]

Sting: What it Means to Be a Man

Singer and activist Sting talks about the meaning of manhood and the importance of incorporating also the female principles. [...]



Oh, My Hand

Maria Popova writes about the complaints by medieval monks that were found scribbled in the margins of illuminated manuscripts. [...]

Brotherhood of Rebels

New version of Da Vinci's Last Supper [...]



George Eliot

Leading English novelist of the Victorian era (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880) [...]

Dalai Lama Delivers Humorous Speech

The Dalai Lama delivers a humorous speech on humans, visitors from other galaxies, East-West, higher and lower... [...]