Humanity and Enlightenment

First look at George Lucas’ futuristic Chicago museum

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Published November 07, 2014

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The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will house pieces from the Star Wars creator’s $600m personal collection. (AP)

The sketches of Star Wars creator George Lucas’ Chicago museum show a flowing white building topped with a hovering ring. The newly unveiled architectural designs for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art were drawing a range of reaction on Wednesday, from snide comments to forthright admiration.

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This Is The Worst Excuse For Staying At A Job You Hate

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a little nudge today…..

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Jenny Kaczorowski/Flickr Hate your job? Don’t try and stick it out, move on.
LinkedIn Influencer, Shane Snow published this post originally on LinkedIn.

Head in HandsJenny Kaczorowski/FlickrHate your job? Don’t try and stick it out, move on.LinkedIn Influencer, Shane Snow published this post originally on LinkedIn.Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’re in a relationship, and at some point ...
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“Alive Inside” Film Explores Power of Music to Restore Memory

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originally posted at recode.net

Audiences first encounter Henry hunched over in his wheelchair, head down, hands clasped firmly together, unresponsive to the world around him.

As soon as a pair of headphones are placed on his head, the 94-year-old dementia patient opens his eyes, sits up straight and begins swaying and humming along with the music. Henry speaks animatedly about his favorite band leader, Cab Calloway, and even begins to emulate the ...

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You’re Never “Too Old” to Follow Your Dreams

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Originally posted at happyblackwoman.com

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A few months ago, I called my bank to change my address for one of my checking accounts.

When I told the call center operator that I had recently moved to Hawaii, she gasped and said, “Oh my God, I’ve always wanted to live there!”

I’ve gotten used ...

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‘Keep Calm and Carry On’: The Unlikely Success of a Failed Slogan

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 Originally posted at mashable.com
 for The Conversation UK
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Turning dog ‘do’ into a dog ‘don’t’.

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Originally posted by osocio.org

Posted by Reuben Turner | 10-06-2013 22:08 | 

The Spanish town of Brunete, near Madrid has come up with an unusual solution to people who let their dogs do their business in the street. Volunteers chatted to offenders (people, not dogs) to find out details that would allow their dogs to be traced via records. Then the offending matter was returned to the owners who’d left it behind. A simple ...

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