I. Around the World
Things I found on long walks in foreign cities, or perhaps when someone posted them on Twitter.
- Illegal (and awesome) drone video of Beijing — Detained by police for filming, Trey Ratcliff made it out and so did the video
- Native American women leading the way to preserve their culture — Marie Claire profiles young women doing the important work of keeping their tribal language and culture alive
- Photos of the aftermath of San Francisco’s largest earthquake since 1989 — A recent 6.0 earthquake left major marks in California
- Productivity Secrets of Ira Glass — He’s a busy guy, but there’s one thing that made more of a difference than anything else
- How Changing a Password Led to Changing One Man’s Life — Cool story. By the way, what’s your password?
- Why People Walk Out of Performances — Are we witnessing the death of the walkout?
II. On the Blog
A few posts you may have missed on the blog this week.
- Study Your Mistakes, And Other Rules to Live By — Buster Benson offers valuable life advice
- Scholarships for Real Life — Introducing WDS Foundation winner, Susan Sullivan, and her “First Clue” Project
- Life on a Little Wooden Boat — Imagine going around the world in a tiny 28-foot boat. David Welsford did it!
- Before You Begin, Prepare Carefully — Think you have to do things in a certain order? There might be another way
III. A Blast from the Past
Something from the AONC archives.
- The Past Wasn’t Better — A reminder to choose the present
Image: Marie Claire