This. Just. Blew. My. Mind: Simon Beck specializes in making ornate snow murals with just his snowshoes. The murals take at least an entire day to complete, and in order to really see them you have to take to the skies.
Doh! Instant Dry Umbrella: Of course every umbrella should be made of water-repellant material, no? Also, why did it take us so long to put wheels on suitcases?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel back in time and look over the shoulder of one of the early 20th century’s greatest artists to watch him work? Here you go, watch Wassily Kandinsky create an abstract composition.
“Friendship is the dividend of gratitude that flows from an acknowledgement that one has offered something very valuable to someone: not a fancy present, but something even more precious, the key to one’s self-esteem and dignity.”
We Can’t Live Without Cosmos is a beautiful short film nominated for a 2016 Academy Award in the animated short category. It is about two friends who dream of going into space together.
A powerful reminder how comfortable we are living these days. The Lynx Vilden programs focus on re-kindling and applying the practical skills based on ancient knowledge, experiencing the inter-dependency necessary in community living, and nurturing an appreciation for the Earth as a living organism.
Thank you Eric Becker.
This. Video. Just. Blew. My. Mind. And here is the behind the scenes.
SledLegs are wearable snow sleds. I am having all the feels watching tis video. This looks terrifying and amazing at the same time.
Jaw-dropping drone video of surfers off the coast of Teahupo’o in Tahiti. Wow!
“We were too stubborn to quit and now we make more audio cassettes than eve before!” – The King of Analog
Had to remind myself of this clip by Julia Butterfly Hill: “When you say you’re throwing something away? Where is away?”
Heinz dressed dozens of Dachshunds in hot dog buns for their Super Bowl ad. This made me laugh.
Wow, think of the possibilities of this Real-time Expression Transfer for Facial Reenactment. Also, I will never trust any video conference call again once this becomes mainstream! If you’re into this stuff, try the FaceSwap Live App. My kids an I haven’t laughed this much in a long time.
This video by Lewis Bond beautifully illustrates The Importance of Composition in Cinematic Storytelling.
Interesting talk in which Tristan Harris asks for technology that helps us spend our time well.
“We need to learn a calculated form of disrespect and a constructive suspicion of authority.”
– Alain de Botton