Arts & Culture | The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News - Part 46
Today’s Solutions: July 18, 2024

Arts & Culture

Here we cover the latest and most uplifting exhibitions, creative movements, and imaginative design to keep you inspired throughout your day.

4 documentaries to help you co

4 documentaries to help you cope, feel better and relax

They might not typically be the reason you go to the multiplex on a Saturday night. But these upcoming documentaries serve as reminders to live healthier, take a breath, and to be good to ourselves and those around Read More...

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ i

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ is a superheroic meditation on how to be a good person

“Spider-Man: Homecoming,” which zipped into theaters last weekend, is almost everything a summer blockbuster should be: It’s very funny without using humor as an excuse to be less than emotionally accessible; its super-sized throw-downs are anchored in real, human-scale conflicts; its world Read More...

Creative people physically see

Creative people physically see and process the world differently

If you’re the kind of person who relishes adventure, you may literally see the world differently. People who are open to new experiences can take in more visual information than other people and combine it in unique ways. This may explain why they tend to be particularly creative. Openness to Read More...

Mind-controlled movie: a quant

Mind-controlled movie: a quantum leap for cinema?

Watching a movie has traditionally been a largely passive experience. But what if the person watching could influence what happens on-screen via their brainwaves? An experimental short-film called 'Scanners' aims to create a platform that bridges the gap between digital arts and neuroscience. Using Read More...

5 tips for making history

5 tips for making history

Oral history for beginners. Truska Bast | July/August Issue 2012 1.  Determine your central question. What is it you want to find out? Your interests will probably shift during the project, but make sure you have a focus. Delineate your territory to keep from getting bogged down. Also, ask Read More...