Ibeyi | River

Ibeyi | River
Source: OFFICIAL IBEYI CHANNEL This song is haunting, taken from Ibeyi’s debut album. Sisters Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz perform under the title Ibeyi. Heavily influenced by Afro-Cuban, Latin-Jazz, and Nigerian beats the duo sings in both English and Yoruba. The name “Ibeyi” translates from the Yoruba word for “twins.”

In praise of sheepish thought leaders

In praise of sheepish thought leaders
I came across this nifty little post by John Dupuis writing on ScienceBlogs: Questions & answers around thought leadership. You go TEDxLibrarians! Mr. Dupuis catalogs his answers to a series of questions posed to a group of his peers as a daily challenge surrounding thought leadership. As a result, he unwittingly emerges from the flock ...

Yamore | Salif Keita and Cesaria Evora

Yamore | Salif Keita and Cesaria Evora
Source: OFFICIAL SALIF KEITA CHANNEL Greatest love song of all time. Two African legends, Salif Keita and Cesaria Evora. RIP Cesaria, we love you!

The Science of Hatred: What makes humans capable of horrific violence?

The Science of Hatred: What makes humans capable of horrific violence?
Source: JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION ›  TOM BARTLETT, TARIK SAMARAH AND MATT LUTTON | Why do we deny atrocities in the face of overwhelming evidence? A small group of psychologists say they are moving toward answers. Is anyone listening? The former battery factory on the outskirts of Srebrenica, a small town in eastern Bosnia, has ...

Albert Einstein’s Brain: Another clue to his high intelligence…

Albert Einstein's Brain: Another clue to his high intelligence...
Albert Einstein supposedly said: Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. Really? The Mangrove Killifish, Climbing Perch, and Snakehead Fish—and many others no doubt—would suggest otherwise. So how could our iconic genius say something ...