For lovers of the power of words. Visit wordsmith.org
, learn the word of the day, and work it in to a conversation some time in that same day. Watch the reaction.
George Peabody Library, Baltimore, MD, USA
For lovers of graphic design, illustration, photography, ID, architecture and more, Inspiration Grid really is inspiring.
Library of the Admont Benedictine Abbey, Austria
This is wired.com for the social media era and great because it’s not totally focused on social media. And it is focused on business: mashable.com
. With its success, however, comes much advertising.
Biblioteca Geral University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
What a pleasure to see inspirational people talking to you live (sort of): TED Talks
. There is so much here and we’ve only started to wade through it ourselves. If you aren’t TED-saavy yet, try starting with these three:
Sir Ken Robinson – How schools kill creativity.. This one is on many best-of lists.
Mike Rowe – Learning from dirty jobs. This one is not on many best-of lists, but should be.
David Christian – The history of our world in 18 minutes. Incredible density of thought (as we like to say in Marketing Wilderness) and stellar presentation skills.
Palácio Nacional de Mafra, Mafra, Portugal