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The 99U is Behance’s education arm. Taking its name from Thomas Edison’s famous quote that “genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration,” the 99U includes a daily web magazine, an annual conference, and the best-selling book series including “Manage Your Day-to-Day” and “Maximize Your Potential.”
Pick The Brain is a website dedicated to self improvement with a focus on personal productivity, motivation, and self education.
Big Think is a forum where top experts explore the big ideas and core skills defining the 21st century.
The Empathy Library is a digital treasure house to share inspiring books and films to spark a global empathy revolution.
TEDx is a global movement devoted to bringing Ideas Worth Spreading to communities around the globe through independently-organized TED-like events.
Brain Pickings is the brain child of Maria Popova, an interestingness hunter-gatherer and curious mind at large, who has also written for Wired UK, The New York Times, Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab, and The Atlantic, among others, and is an MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow.
HONY is a photography blog launched by Brandon, with over eight million followers on social media, Humans of New York now provides a worldwide audience with daily glimpses into the lives of strangers in New York City.
At best, things online are usually either awesome or meaningful, but everything on Upworthy.com has a little of both. Sensational and substantial. Entertaining and enlightening. Shocking and significant.
At HooplaHa ‒ Life with a Smile, they are passionate about showing you the good that is right in front of your eyes! Their daily video and HooplaHa story will make for you quicker and easier to find good content about real people doing things that are part of everyday life.
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