Perhaps, like me, he walked into the woods with the reverence of an eager nun willing to devote their time to a place that reminded them of creation itself. Imaginably the Beethoven of the woods allowed himself to be freed from the world's complicated structures by nature and let his mind wander beyond the symphony of foliage and into magnificent new worlds.
I was armed with my laptop streaming live coverage of the event through various web and news sites, I listened to my phone streaming special live coverage from NPR, and I kept in touch with friends watching the election unfold through Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and text. We were all pumped and excited to the point [...]
There I was sitting in my room, avoiding my homework, and watching lengthy video-taped discussions of Neil deGrasse Tyson, like the incredibly nerdy girl that I am, when I stumbled onto something absolutely brilliant. I had found a new TEDxTeen talk by Tavi Gevinson, called Still Figuring it Out, that put all that was important into perspective [...]