No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
- Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom (1995)
My heart wants roots. My mind wants wings. I cannot bear their bickerings.
- E. Y. Harburg (via shelyeah)
17 yr old, Brittany Wegner: Google Science Fair Winner (2012)
A More Effective Way to Detect Breast Cancer
It’s not often that I feel the need to highlight a TV advert. They are, after all, just another piece of marketing designed to sell a specific product to the masses. Occasionally though, an advert will make my jaw drop.
This latest advert from Sony, promoting its new 55-inch and 65-inch X9 4K televisions, is one of them.
The piece shows millions of brightly-colored petals – estimated to be 8 million, in fact – erupting from a volcano in Costa Rica and flowing uncontrollably into a nearby mountain village. If you watch this in 1080p on YouTube, I guarantee that you’ll be mesmerized from start to finish.
Behind the scenes: