Your brain on improv

Creative people need to do three things today. Start a new creative project Pick up the book Free Play (if you don’t already own a copy) Watch the incredible TEDtalk (below) by brain surgeon, musician and researcher Charles...

Synthesis

Everything is better when you have a great (name your) system in place! The band OK Go is the king of synthesizing great ideas, great music and great fun — and single-camera shoots to...

How Crayola crayons are made

Thanks to Mark Frauenfelder and Boing Boing for introducing me to this video about the creation of Crayola crayons. I think I might pick up a box and a sheet of paper this week. UPDATE: A careful review of the video has revealed the featured brand of crayons is...