Intermission: Brightening Moods With Three Simple Words | Youtube on GOOD

Improv Everywhere set a wooden lectern in bustling Union Square one afternoon and set a megaphone on top. The setup included a small plaque with three words: “Say something nice.” Organizers then moved away to surreptitiously record the results.

Intermission: Brightening Moods With Three Simple Words | Youtube on GOOD.

If We’re Turning Off Social Media, I Want News Channels Shut Down, Too | Wired Business | Wired.com

This will be interesting to watch as it unfolds. Will the UK turn off social media during times of unrest? I agree with the writer, if it happens than the news outlets should be shut down too!

If We’re Turning Off Social Media, I Want News Channels Shut Down, Too | Wired Business | Wired.com.

Why It’s Good that the Internet Is Changing Our Brains | Health on GOOD

There is no arguing that the internet and other technologies are changing the way we interact. Social skills and face-to-face dialogue are being minimized in favor of texts, tweets and updates. But, the benefits of being able to learn about anywhere or anything in one Google search or to see how people live around the world through one YouTube search is a trade off I’m willing and happy to make.

“We need to understand that the very ideas of minds and persons are not limited to the biological skin-bag,” Clark writes, “and that our sense of self, place, and potential are all malleable constructs ready to expand, change, or contract at surprisingly short notice.”

Why It’s Good that the Internet Is Changing Our Brains | Health on GOOD.