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READING: A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness

Really fascinating stuff so far! One of my favorite quotes: Great crisis leaders are not like the rest of us; nor are they like mentallyhealthy leaders. They’re often intelligent, prone to poor physicalhealth, the products of privileged background…

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Ground Zero Now – Layers of Deisgn & Innovation. Fascinating.

via nytimes.com From NYT: The memorial plaza, with fountains among the largest ever created, is at the heart of ground zero. Check out two short but informative videos on the layers underneath Ground Zero and the design and function of the two stu…

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Wonderland – Adventures in Communicating a New Alice Design Evolvement

via facebook.com Not only do I love this new poster for the upcoming show, but I LOVE that New York Times covered how it got to be that way. A gorgeous design and the behind the scenes look of how it got to be. Paradise! Check it out: http://www.n…

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Who Elected Me Mayor on Foursquare? I Did

via nytimes.com ALEXANDRA HARCHAREK will never forget the first time she was anointed the “mayor” of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia. It was an overcast Wednesday in April and she was driving to the city on her last day of an internsh…

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The 11 Best Online Merit Badges – jezebel

via jezebel.com These are hilarious. But they also say a lot about creativity, geeks, social networking and how much we all owe the Scouts ; ) The NYT article too: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/13/magazine/13fob-consumed-t.html Nerd merit badges …

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On Language – Cool – NYtimes.com

via nytimes.com It all started in January, when Toby Lichtig reviewed “Journey by Moonlight,” a 1937 novel by the Hungarian writer Antal Szerb that has recently been translated into English by Len Rix. Lichtig gave a thumbs up to Rix’s rendering, …

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