do you need to feel better about life today?
watch this. it’s illuminating.
Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.
(also: near-death seems like a real trip. i started listening to this in the middle and thought for sure she was talking about an acid trip. )
or: if you can’t watch the vid right now and want something else to brighten your day, check out these 45 photos from the National Geographic annual photo contest, each one simply amazing.Filed in culture and random linkage, philosophical ramblings | Tagged with NaBloPoMo, TED | Comment (1)