This is a nice and brief guide teaching you how to meditate. I find mediation to be useful and extremely helpful in reducing my daily stress levels, and this article is a nice introduction to the subject. Give it a read if you have a lot of stress in your life and too many things on your mind.
Always a great essayist, Paul Graham, discusses the pitfalls of ruminating on one thought for too long. A nice read with interesting points worthy of your time.
If you’re interested in philosophy at any level check out this YouTube account. Hosted here are quick and entertaining three-minute-long overviews of famous philosopher’s views. Although in no ways comprehensive, each video will give you enough material to research that will consume many hours of Wikipedia-ing. Don’t say you weren’t warned.
The Mercury Prize is “an annual music prize awarded for the best album from the United Kingdom or Ireland”. This year’s nominations were just released, showcasing a great array of talent over the past year. My money’s on The xx - their album is absolutely impeccable.
If you’re like any internet user that I know then you make heavy usage of tabs. Aza Raskin, a Firefox developer, has just released a prototype for a new tab management tool. Click through the link to watch a video showing off its sexiness, and if you’re feeling dangerous click the download link at the bottom of the page to try it out yourself. Can you say sweet?