Proofreader's Error: What What

The Proofreader’s Error: An Illusion of Words

Can you find the proofreader’s error in this graphic? The proofreader’s error is a sort of mental illusion. We skip over words that are duplicated in a sentence, especially when one word is at the end of a line and the repetitive word is at the beginning of the next line. They say: You don’t […]

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Stephen Colbert: God Bless America

Stephen Colbert: God Bless America

Now please. Get out there. Kiss a Democrat. Go hug a Republican. Give a Libertarian a reach around. I don’t care. The election is over. You survived. Goodnight, and may God bless America. — Stephen Colbert, host, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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Grainger Hunt: On Giving Thanks

Grainger Hunt: On Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving Quote: If you have a minute, give thanks for the beautiful miracle that is you—and everything else. — Grainger Hunt, senior scientist, Peregrine Fund

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Betsy Neal Lewis on Forgiveness

Betsy Neal Lewis: On Making Better Choices

Forgive yourself. We have all made bad choices, and when we dwell on them, it affects everything. Stop blaming so you can start on a path of loving yourself. When you love yourself, you make better choices. — Betsy Neal Lewis

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John Muir: On the Universe

John Muir: On the Universe

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe. — John Muir, naturalist

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Barack Obama: On Government

Barack Obama: On Government

A government shaped by the few and unaccountable to the many is a threat to all. — Barack Obama, U.S. president

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Cicero: On the Greatest Virtue

Cicero: On a Thankful Heart

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues. — Marcus Tullius Cicero, orator Celebrate Thanksgiving every day of the year. Become the carrier of the greatest virtue!

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On Giving Thanks

Denzel Washington: On Giving Thanks

A thought for Thanksgiving: Give thanks for blessings everyday. Everyday. Embrace gratitude. Encourage others. It is impossible to be grateful and hateful at the same time. — Denzel Washington, actor [Tweet “Give thanks for blessings everyday. Everyday. Embrace gratitude. Encourage others. It is impossible to be grateful and hateful at the same time. — Denzel […]

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Albert Einstein: On Creativity

Albert Einstein: On Creativity

Creativity is intelligence having fun. — Albert Einstein Albert Einstein: Everybody Is a Genius Albert Einstein: How to Live a Happy Life Albert Einstein: Look Deep into Nature Albert Einstein: On Coincidence Albert Einstein: On Creativity Albert Einstein: On Crowds Albert Einstein: On Dreams Albert Einstein: On Evil Albert Einstein: On Fear and Reward Albert […]

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Albert Einstein: On Truth

The Quotable Albert Einstein: On Truth

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. – Albert Einstein Albert Einstein: Everybody Is a Genius Albert Einstein: How to Live a Happy Life Albert Einstein: Look Deep into Nature Albert Einstein: On Coincidence Albert Einstein: On Creativity Albert Einstein: On Crowds Albert Einstein: On Dreams Albert […]

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