Directed & Edited By Ladd Ehlinger. Flatland is a two-dimensional universe occupied by living geometric figures - squares, triangles, circles, etc. A Square, Attorney At Law, finds himself in the middle of two upheavals: the rise of martial law by the circular leadership of Flatland, and the arrival of A Sphere, CEO Of Messiah, Incorporated, a creature from a hitherto-unknown third dimensional world.
Very cool example on how pattern identification, lack of information and adamant defense of a specific view point, leads to a deficit of self criticism and to a very creative, even beautiful, self delusion.
by Edward de Bono. "There is a story of a man who painted half his car black and the other half white. He said he did this because he loved to hear the witnesses dogmatically contradict each other whenever he was involved in an accident. A wife tries on a new dress and loves it. Her husband who is with her dislikes it. She is looking at the colour and shape - he is looking at the price."
science fiction film shot in Denmark. The film's ideas of astronauts exploring outer space only to confront their inner mindscapes and memories precede the similar-themed Solaris by a full decade (Although the novel Solaris precedes this film by a year). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journey_to_the_Seventh_Planet
a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy organization founded in 1970 by John Gardner as a vehicle for citizens to make their voices heard in the political process and to hold their elected leaders accountable to the public interest.
a flight tracking service that provides you with real-time info about thousands of aircraft around the world. Using flight information data from aircraft by ADS-B transponder (in ~60% of all passenger aircraft) and delayed (~5 min) data from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
a open source tool and free web service that lets you map your flights around the world, search and filter them in all sorts of interesting ways, calculate statistics automatically, and share your flights and trips with friends and the entire world (if you wish).