Monday, March 25, 2013

Lundi links: Life wake-up calls, reunited after 30 years, and education transformation

Here are some miscellaneous Monday reading materials to expand your knowledge and perspective this week:


From one of my favorite blogs, read the 8 wake-up calls you need to receive, and then put their advice in action to live a better life.
Marc and Angel Hack Life

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A social worker in San Francisco's "most hellish neighborhood" (the Tenderloin) shares honest thoughts about the job.  The article has sparked lots of comments -- readers either love it or hate it.
Vice.com
(Thanks to JJ for the link.)

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Airline baggage stickers are cleverly lined up for some neat photos.  These are just some photos rather than an article, but worth a quick peek.
Plenty of Colour

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"Marina Abramovic and Ulay started an intense love story in the 70s, performing art out of the van they lived in. When they felt the relationship had run its course, they decided to walk the Great Wall of China, each from one end, meeting for one last big hug in the middle and never seeing each other again.
At her 2010 MoMa retrospective Marina performed “The Artist Is Present” as part of the show, where she shared a minute of silence with each stranger who sat in front of her. Ulay arrived without her knowing and this is what happened."  Check out the video to see the minute with Ulay.
Parlez-Vous Loco?

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The Valencian (Spain) festival Las Fallas just ended on March 19.  Take a look at some pictures of the funny fallas I saw there last year.
Oh No She Madridn't

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Educators Trace Pickering and Shawn Cornally invited business and community members to return to school (as students) to collect more opinions about how we should be transforming education.
Iowa TransformED

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And I'll close with a short video to make you smile this Monday:
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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing! I love that video, it's awesome!

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