This movie, Logan’s Run, made such an impression on me as a kid. I guess I was about 14 the last time I saw it with my dad. Excited to watch it again and re-experience it with a grown-up-point-of-view.
Probably one of the most famous commencement speeches of all times: This is Water, by David Foster Wallace. 22 minutes well spent.
わたしのチイサナココロ [i have a small heart] is a short documentary accompanying one woman’s journey along the Kumano Kodo through the Kii mountains of Japan. This ancient pilgrimage route, one of only two Unesco World Heritage pilgrimage sites in the world, is considered the spiritual heart of Japan.
I need no convincing to sleep.
I wish there was a behind the scenes for all the things I love. I imagine buying a product and then you could watch the story of its making? I would love that.
(via Hiut Denim)
Usually Oprah interviews her guests, but in this episode, Glennon Doyle Melton shares her personal story and asks all of us: What would happen if we stopped being afraid of our pain?
It really moved me.
Humans are no longer valued for our creativity, says media theorist Douglas Rushkoff — in a world dominated by digital technology, we’re now just valued for our data. In a passionate talk, Rushkoff urges us to stop using technology to optimize people for the market and start using it to build a future centered on our pre-digital values of connection, creativity and respect. “Join ‘Team Human.’ Find the others,” he says. “Together let’s make the future that we always wanted.”
Every Monday the entire staff at junk removal service company 1-800-GOT-JUNK? gathers in the huddle room at the corporate office to share good news, get an update from different departments and contribute ideas for missing systems or opportunities in the junk removal industry. Then everyone comes together for a final cheer. This made me look!
I want to watch this documentary. Don’t remember being this moved by a trailer.
Last week, VSCO launched Make It Anyway, a call for people around the world to celebrate the creative process in its entirety – the imperfect, the unfinished, the works in progress. LOVE THIS!
Why do some gatherings take off and others don’t? Author Priya Parker shares three easy steps to turn your parties, dinners, meetings and holidays into meaningful, transformative gatherings.
Best 10 min I have spent in a while.
Renowned activist and author Michael Pollan argues that cooking is one of the simplest and most important steps people can take to improve their family’s health, build communities, fix our broken food system, and break our growing dependence on corporations.
A 6-hour documentary film about the effort to send a manned mission to the Moon before the end of the 1960s will air next month: Chasing The Moon. Catch it on PBS starting July 8.
Completely mesmerized by Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir. The Virtual Choir is a global phenomenon, creating a user-generated choir that brings together singers from around the world and their love of music in a new way through the use of technology. Singers record and upload their videos from locations all over the world. Each one of the videos is then synchronised and combined into one single performance to create the Virtual Choir.
(I recently started a real life choir, inspired by James Sill’s CreativeMornings “talk: last December!)
“I have a folder on my computer full of memes!” This is sad and funny at the same time. So many emotions. My Dad, the Facebook Addict
Been hearing a lot about EMDR recently. Would any of you have any experience with this type of therapy?
This is not what you need after 26.2 miles. pic.twitter.com/ZkmJftX0Hv
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) April 28, 2019
Thousands were running the London Marathon this weekend and this incredible chap decided to run it dressed up as Big Ben. The ending is everything. So much credit to the human behind this costume. (He ran the whole marathon like this!)
What Is a Zen Koan? An animated introduction to eastern philosophical thought experiments.