Zun Lee | Visual Storyteller

InFrame – Zun Lee from InFrame on Vimeo.

Love these personal mini documentaries Format is producing in collaboration with Bas Berkhout. They just released a new one on Zun Lee, a Toronto based self-taught photographer.

SledLegs

SledLegs are wearable snow sleds. I am having all the feels watching tis video. This looks terrifying and amazing at the same time.

Toddler GoPro Hide and Seek

These supercool parents strapped a GoPro on their toddler while they were playing hide and seek. So incredibly adorable.

(via Chris)

This Video Makes Me Want To Learn How To Surf

Jaw-dropping drone video of surfers off the coast of Teahupo’o in Tahiti. Wow!

The Last Audio Cassette Tape Factory

“We were too stubborn to quit and now we make more audio cassettes than eve before!” – The King of Analog

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Disposability Consciousness

Had to remind myself of this clip by Julia Butterfly Hill: “When you say you’re throwing something away? Where is away?”

This:

Heinz dressed dozens of Dachshunds in hot dog buns for their Super Bowl ad. This made me laugh.

Self Compassion

I am a champion at being too tough on myself. Here is an exercise in how to lessen the voices of self-flagellation by The School of Life.

Real-time Expression Transfer for Facial Reenactment

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.

Composition in Cinematic Storytelling

This video by Lewis Bond beautifully illustrates The Importance of Composition in Cinematic Storytelling.

Erase The List

A great short taken out of Anthony Casalena’s CreativeMornings talk on Minimalism. Watch the full talk here.

What does it mean to spend our time well?

Interesting talk in which Tristan Harris asks for technology that helps us spend our time well.

How To Cook Salmon

I simply loveThe New York Times Cooking Section. Today’s lesson: How to cook salmon

On Confidence

“We need to learn a calculated form of disrespect and a constructive suspicion of authority.”
Alain de Botton

This Is Your Century

Don’t touch the thermostat.

Oh You Pretty Things

What a sad day! This world lost a fearless soul. Good bye, David Bowie!

CreativeMornings with Mac Premo

My friend Mac Premo recently spoke at CreativeMornings/NYC. In his talk he discusses the relationship between his art and commercial practices, and how they enhance each other.

Please note the podium he is standing next to. I would tweak the slides of my talks forever, he builds a podium that holds his hat and drink. –> !!!

If you are not familiar with Mac, watch this short, personal documentary done by Bas Berkhout. Mac is one of the most creative and talented people I’ve met. Good people.

Face Swap Live

Want to see your kids giggle their heads off? Download Face Swap Live and swap your face with your kid. I haven’t laughed this much in a while.

(via Cesar)

Unforgettable Thank You Notes

How to write unforgettable thank you notes.

(via Chris)

BAAAAACON!

This little guy gets to enjoy his glorious first piece of bacon. I am right there with him. Baaaaaacon!

Words of Wisdom by Carl Sagan

“The cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be. We long to return, and we can, […] because the cosmos is within us. We’re made of stardust. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.” What will you leave behind?”

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The Concept of Black Sheep

Was nodding my head nonstop watching this. Gareth Kay is now officially on my list of people I’d like to have coffee with in 2016!

(via Sally)

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Celebrate Female Friendship

This conversation about female friendship between Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin made me smile and want to call my girlfriends.

Dymaxion

In the 1930s, the systems theorist, designer and inventor Buckminster Fuller created the Dymaxion car — an aerodynamic concept car that managed to get 30 miles per gallon while topping out at 90 miles per hour, and transporting 11 passengers. So cool.