Mark Frauenfelder at 10:36 am Fri, Jan 25, 2013
tldr; Increase your sense of awe. (Via Dan Pink)
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects
TAGS: life hacks psychology
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The secret is: stop reading blogs and get back to work!
But I read BoingBoing because it increases my sense of awe! (Most recently, of bananas.)
The secret to young Melanie Rudd’s having more time would be for her to get Michelle Obama bangs, so she would stop flipping her head to get tendrils of hair off her face.
“Thanks for sharing your insightful and potentially life-changing research. Now here’s a condescending grooming tip.”
I liked the video. I liked the message. But the comments: not a good source of awe.
They are neither awesome nor awful!
Stanford. Back in my day at Berkeley, we just explained this to each other via the gift of acid.
Sorry, but I found this video to be so boring it almost made time come to a halt.
Having pets increases my sense of awwww…..
Sorry all I could notice was the bang-tossing head-twitch, over and over
Sarah Palin does the same thing and it’s equally obnoxious.
What is this ‘awe’, and where can I buy some?
The commodification of awe is… awful.
So the secret is to go to Boing Boing and search on “banana”?
Just look at those 7,590 results for the search term “banana”. Just look at them.
Mark obviously has time on his hand that he does not know what to do with!
Um. Okay. I’ll just go out there and find me some awe. Thanks for the advice. ಠ_ಠ
Well, that was a waste of TIME
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