Very much to the point. Also an ingenious PR idea. A win-win-situation?
Old, but gold: This short film was published on the old version of this blog already, before the rebuild. Today it’s still very fresh and exciting, both in respect to the animation skills and the underlying message. Gotta love the end…
Hypnotic quality as usual from Sebastian Mullaert. But what really hits the mark is the vocal sample in this Wa We Wu track, taking you on a meditation on the willingness to give up hope.
The Bomb is a compelling audio-visual experience that opens a dark perspective on some of humanity’s highest technological achievements. Original soundtrack by The Acid. Available on Netflix.
In this short film Steve Cutts portrayals the everyday life of the great majority of people out there: Happiness in the spiraling age of consumerism.
Low-impact actions, such as recycling, were still worth doing: “All of those are good things to do. But they are more of a beginning than an end. They are certainly not sufficient to tackle the scale of the climate challenge that we face.” Reflections on the much avoided subject of overpopulation.
The super food of today might well be declared super unhealthy tomorrow.
A different view on what is widely considered a healthy diet these days: The Guardian ran an interesting-to-read interview with Anthony Warner, the man behind the blog Angry Chef, who’s “on a mission to confront the ‘alternative facts’ surrounding nutritional fads and myths”. Read the full interview here.
The untiring outdoor enthusiast Yvon Chouinard hits the mark 17 times in this inspiring quote collection: 1. “Taking a trip for six months, you get in the rhythm of it. It feels like you can go on forever doing that. Climbing Everest is the ultimate and the opposite of that. Because you get these high-powered…
Not so sure about this New Wave style of music, but the video and its message really hit the mark.
Well-written article in the New York Times, already more than a year old but still up-to-date as it can be: […] Studies of conversation both in the laboratory and in natural settings show that when two people are talking, the mere presence of a phone on a table between them or in the periphery of…
An ode to gluten-free diets, transformational retreats and what else is commonly referred to as alternative culture these days.
A talk on the global phenomen of Thought Leadership…
English comedian and writer John Cleese makes a very appropriate statement about how Political Correctness has come to a point where it restricts the freedom of speech.
Happiness is only real when shared: Social media attributed a whole new meaning to this actually beautiful quote…
No doubt, running a marathon is quite an extreme thing to do. This lady took it to the next level.
Happiness is only real when shared: This little comic by Grant Snider hits the mark. More quality stuff on his website.
This interesting film explains how creation always requires inspiration, how evolution is a result of copying, transforming and combining, and how most of us have no problem with copying – as long as we’re the ones doing it. Actually it’s a remix itself.
“This has never been, imagined by us, as a utopian society” – Burning Man founder Larry Harvey about a festival that is 90% white, and that has twice as many people who earn $300,000 a year as it has black people. Read the full article in The Guardian.
We don’t always have to do things for things – that’s how you end up in that futurist, movement based, heroic journey, ends justify the means reality. […] Making changes in our life for their own sake is not only more fun but a more probable path to humanity reclaiming balance. Once again, Douglas Rushkoff…