The Power of Empathy

What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr BrenĂ© Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.

The Hawkeye Initiative

“How to fix every Strong Female Character pose in superhero comics: replace the character with Hawkeye doing the same thing.” –Gingerhaze

The Hawkeye Initiative is brilliant, in a word. Hilarious, baffling, and cringe-inducing, to be sure, but amazing. If a female comic book character is being a badass, redraw her with Hawkeye in the same pose, and see if it’s still awesome, or more “Where’s his spine?”