Joss Whedon’s Equality Now Speech

Introduction by Meryl Streep. Whedon’s speech begins at two-minutes. Very cool. [youtube=]

When Life Gives You Bad Reviews… Make Lemonade.

[youtube=] A writer friend of mine shared this with me today.

Serious Play – Redefining the Body

Baby and I haven’t had TV since Dec 28th and haven’t missed it. Mostly because all our spare time is taken up with renovating the house. Instead, we’ve been addicted to T.E.D. Thought provoking talks under 20 minutes… What’s not to like? Add some chocolate and I’d say that’s a pretty good date. We both enjoy the talks where art meets design. Or, in this case, where poetry meets prosthetics. Aimee Mullins has gone far beyond how the traditional medical community might design artificial limbs. It doesn’t have to be about function… it can be artful, it can be whimsical. Aimee Mullins “A prosthetic limb doesn’t represent the need to replace loss, any more… it can stand as a symbol that the wearer...

How wondrous is this? Her Morning Elegance by Oren Lavie

[youtube=] Her Morning Elegance by Oren Lavie (music and co-direction of video) This is the kind of thing that makes me love the internet. ~ ~ ~ I have Lilylulay to thank for this gem, as I spotted it on her website. She has a great webseries, btw, called The Lilylulay Show. She’s coming up to Vancouver in 2 weeks to be on a panel I’m moderating at the New Media Forum as part of the 2009 Women in Film...

Snowflakes – Up Close and Personal

New Scientist has posted close-up photographs of snowflakes by professor of physics Kenneth Libbrecht, who not only studies them, he creates designer...