There used to be a time when TED talks were the thing. The cool, intellectual people were all over the talks, pulling all strings to gain entrance. The unfortunate had to rely on the Internet, but still unabashedly proclaimed to the world just how much they love TED talks.

The noise may not be as loud today as then, but TED talks still matter, and they are just as worth watching. I just think you don’t have to shout it out loud that you watch every single TED talk there is.

Anyhow, with all the talks last year, you surely missed one or two. If you are looking for some interesting watching, here are some of the best 2015 TED talks to check out. Continue reading →

There’s nothing more attractive than a well-read person, is there?

If there is one author that everyone should have read (or be reading), it is J.R.R. Tolkien, who brought us the likes of The Lord of the Rings – among so many others.

It is Tolkien Reading Day today, which is celebrated by Tolkien fans the world over. What we’re doing to celebrate today is to share some life lessons from Tolkien. Continue reading →