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1. Why make art? Watch Picasso paint some things and you'll get a taste of the pure joyfulness that only art can evoke. (2 min)
3. Speaking of imaginary places... Manylands is a shared pixel art universe of 100,000 spaces and millions of objects. Wander around and/or make your own things. I don't play many video games but I get super inspired by collaborative, interactive art. (∞ min)
4. Reach for the Stars is a beautiful mashup of scenes from films about space exploration. Good stories are honest depictions of the human condition and space is the perfect setting to explore ourselves. Warning: this video will make you want to watch Apollo 13. (3 min)
5. Words from a brilliant mind: “Literature is the operating instructions. The best manual we have. The most useful guide to the country we’re visiting, life.” —Ursula K. Le Guin, from her essay “The Operating Instructions”