In June’s round up of “Inspiration Points” we look at a mix of interesting people, amazing stories, inspiring thoughts and things we like.

VIDEOS

  • TED talk of the week – Gorgeous portraits – Get to know who it is you are taking photos of before you start snapping away – its only polite and will give you far better shots in the long run
  • Big ideas need a big canvas… – and this guy found a massive one and also a great way of capturing it – and this guy is a London local
  • Emotional rollercoaster – People were asked two simple questions but the difference between their responses was uncanny
  • Titmouse Smash Party – people come together to destroy things
  • Aurasma – The  augmented reality that can can make a painting talk
  • Heartbeat – How it looks like during a marriage proposal
  • TED talk of the week – Do we see reality as it really is? …or as we need it to be?
  • #DarkForDinner – What do you learn when you turn your phones off for dinner?
  • Puppyhood – The adventures of Chloe
  • TED talk of the week – The art of first impressions – in design and life
  • #LoveLA – Give what you can, take what you need
  • Malala on changing the world – “Why wait for a Martin Luther King or a Nelson Mandela, when you can step forward and make change”

 

PODCASTS

 

INTERESTING ARTICLES, STORIES OR SPEECHES

 

THINGS WE LIKE 

  • The boy who loved math – The illustrated story of eccentric genius and lovable oddball Paul Erdos. (Main Picture)
  • Into the Wild – A fitness junkie is surprised at work and taken on an outdoor adventure.
  • Catalysts for change – An animated short shows the way the right people can change your life for the better
  • One dog’s best friend – An abandoned dog and his ‘guide dog’ seeking a new home