Our ability to balance and grasp objects and accelerate our limbs through space allows us to experience the multidimensional, multisensory, global playground around us. Our urge to play and explore are so innately woven into our DNA that we routinely create new ways to engage with our universe – to experience wind and water and […]
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Seven hours and 38 minutes is how much time kids ages 8-18 spend on average each day consuming media, such as watching TV, listening to music, and using a computer, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation study. What are the consequences?
A stunning word cloud that represents the essence of the messages of the inaugural TEDx MidAtlantic event. In the true spirit of TED, the verbs cut across numerous disciplines and represent a wonderful sort of magnetic poetry mosaic from which New Year’s resolutions can be crafted.
Looking for a great gift idea to foster outdoor play? Odds are high you’ll find it here. Incredible folks from the play blogosphere have been busy in their workshops putting together amazing lists that will make you wish they would draw your name for a Secret Santa gift exchange. Here is my top ten list […]
Health 2.0 STAT was just that – STAT. A Health 2.0 Meetup organized by David Blackburn of Aquilent and billed as ‘Rapid Fire Presentations from Health 2.0 Leaders,’ seven of us spoke for five minutes each on a range of topics. The health realm we spanned was digital, virtual, plugged in, meta-tagged, and, well, stat. […]
Much more than a subset of eHealth, mHealth offers an unparalleled opportunity to reach individuals and affect change, and represents the future of healthcare.
“A squirrel can probably outrun most humans.” — Dan Lieberman, Ph.D., professor of biological anthropology, Harvard University Have you experienced Zen-like runs in which you glide along, your limbs moving rhythmically, your breath even, your heart echoing the beat of the world around you, and your senses alive? And have you experienced runs where your […]
Here’s a roundup of recent thought-provoking, amazing, and/or just plain cool items that are worth a look. In this week’s Nobel edition we celebrate the awarding of the 2009 Nobel Prizes. Can you hear me now? “Hello, you’ve won the Nobel.” A chat with Gunnar Öquist, the man who makes The Phone Call. From Seed […]