CLOSE

Quit With the Chaotic Courtesy

Our society likes to celebrate the commonly-held opinion that random acts of kindness are a good thing. Help someone you don’t know. Lend a hand to a stranger. Go the extra mile for someone that’s miles away.

Jamie D. Grant doesn’t subscribe to this philosophy. In fact, he thinks random acts of kindness are a complete waste of time. And, before you write him off as a monster, you should know that he has a very good reason for feeling this way—which he skillfully lays out in this fantastic TED talk.

Take the time and listen to Grant’s story about the awesome, and entirely un-random, public art project that created his inspiring philosophy:

nextArticle.image_alt|e
The History of 3D Technology
This post is sponsored by the New York Lottery.

New Yorkers have been leading the way with 3D technology and entertainment for over 100 years. From the first test reels with 3D glasses to the New York Lottery Gold Castle Scratch-off 3D app, find out how 3D technology has evolved and how you can be part of 3D history.
Watch the video below to see the Gold Castle 3D game play in action!

Want to get in on the 3D fun? Purchase the $5 Gold Castle Scratch-off game from a New York Lottery retailer. Just scan the barcode with the free New York Lottery 3D App to play today! For more information, visit NYLottery3D.com. To download the App for iOS, click here, and for Android, click here!

Players without the App can still scratch off in the usual way to reveal the same results. Must be 18 years or older to play.

This article was produced by New York Lottery.
nextArticle.image_alt|e
Man Experiences Halftime Twice in His Life Thanks to Pepsi

Not many of us can say that we were there in the bleachers for Super Bowl IV—but Rory O'Connor can. So Pepsi tracked down this passionate Super Bowl fan and surprised him with a reprise of that special day.

Watch what happens when he experiences the Halftime performance of a lifetime—for a second time. Complete with Carol Channing!

Get hyped for #halftime by visiting pepsi.com/nfl and youtube.com/pepsi.

SECTIONS

arrow
LIVE SMARTER
More from mental floss studios