Every Friday we'll be putting together a series called Feed Your Brain Friday to highlight our favourite articles, tweets, news, and just plain awesome findings throughout the week.
Jam packed with our favourites, you can be sure to get some brain food from this weekly series as you head into the weekend.
Volcanic fields in Libya
Commander Chris Hadfield shares an incredible photograph of the Haruj volcanic field in central Libya.
Black layers of basalt spread across a 45,000-square-kilometer plateau. The layers act as evidence of a time when volcanic eruptions regularly sent lava spilling across the surface.
The most patriotic beer
Budweiser is renaming its beer "America" until the November election to be as patriotic as possible.
Image source: Co.Design
"We thought nothing was more iconic than Budweiser and nothing was more iconic than America," says Tosh Hall, creative director at the can’s branding firm JKR.
Graduating from college can be scary
In this episode of #AskGaryVee, Gary shares some thoughts on what to expect after graduating from college.
The #AskGaryVee Show is Gary's way of providing as much value value as possible by answering questions about social media, entrepreneurship, startups, and family businesses.
India grows its green thumb
India plans to spend $6 billion on creating new forests.
The bill has already been passed by lawmakers in India’s lower house this week. The goal of this project is to increase India’s forest cover from 21.34% of the total land to 33%.
Amazon gets into user-uploaded video
This week Amazon announced Amazon Video Direct to let anyone upload videos to its new streaming platform.
"It's an amazing time to be a content creator," said Amazon Video vp Jim Freeman. "There are more options for distribution than ever before and with Amazon Video Direct, for the first time, there's a self-service option for video providers to get their content into a premium streaming subscription service."
“The simple willingness to improvise is more vital, in the long run, than research.” - Rolf Potts
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