The Microsoft co-founder imagined much of the tech we use today before it even existed. He shared his thoughts in a 1999 book called “Business @ the Speed of Thought.” Here’s a quick look at 6 of his predictions that eventually came true, including a device you are probably holding in your hands right now.
Goethe is one of the great minds of European civilisation, though his work is largely unknown outside of the German speaking countries. He deserves our renewed attention.
In the increasingly crowded universe of Chinese pop groups, FFC-Acrush stands out for one reason: it’s a boy band with no boys in it.
Ryan Wang is a typical 9-year-old boy, with one extreme exception — he’s a world-famous classical piano prodigy. In 2013, when he was just five years old, he performed at Carnegie Hall, and has since made appearances on The Ellen Show and with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. And through it all, Ryan remains a normal kid who loves life offstage, too.
Watch Jean-Claude Van Damme carry out his famous split between two reversing trucks. Never done before, JCVD says it’s the most epic of splits — what do you think?
When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and you’re life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have a nice family, have fun, save a little money. That’s a very limited life. Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.