Weekly Finds – Shaping Human History, Photographing Dreams, Creative Burnouts, and Hidden Buddhas

Articles of the week

The tree that shaped human history – by Mike Shanahan

Fig trees have not only witnessed history but have shaped it and they could even enrich our future

The man who tried to photograph thoughts and dreams – by Josh Gabbatiss

A French Commandant’s belief that he could photograph the inner workings of the mind has important lessons for modern science.

How to avoid creative burnout – by Rob Pratt

Lots of designers experience creative burnout, but it can be avoided. Here’s some great advice to help keep you in top form.

China’s hidden Buddha emerges: Long-lost stone statue appears from a lake after water level lowers by 30 feet – by Tracy You

Video of the week – How Young Is History?

by the Vlogbrothers


By Carin Marais

Bibliophile, writer of speculative fiction, non-fiction, and maybe-fiction, language practitioner, doer of stuff.

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