Inspiring archive for 2015-12-22

Super Chill MIDI Versions of Mozart

(3 years ago)
Quirky arrangement of original compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by electronic musician Noah Wall. Stream it for free below! (Illustration by Kim Smith)

My New Book: Essential Zen Habits

(3 years ago)
By Leo Babauta I’m so excited to share my new book with you that I’ve been working on for the last few months! My new book is called Essential Zen Habits: Mastering the Art of Change, Briefly. It’s a concise guide to changing habits and dealing with struggles. I made it intentionally brief so that […]

Artist Spotlight: Daan Noppen

(3 years ago)
Drawings by artist Daan Noppen, found via our December Reader Submissions. More images below.

10 sec read – Changing attitudes

(3 years ago)
A university professor practices Tai Chi with enthusiasm, but little by little he becomes more tired and decides to stop. – I am sorry, but I cannot go on – he tells his master. – After all, I have dedicated so many years to studying philosophy that I ended up forgetting my body. – It […]

Artist Spotlight: Meghan Howland

(3 years ago)
Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, Meghan Howland is currently pursuing her MFA at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. See more of her beautiful portraits below.

Video of the Day: “projectDETOUR: California”

(3 years ago)
Love the energy in this latest instalment of projectDETOUR’s short film series featuring three trips and three destinations. Watch “California”, directed by David Bertschinger Karg, below!

Artist Spotlight: Amber Koroluk-Stephenson

(3 years ago)
Deceptively vibrant paintings of subtly unnerving suburban scenes by Hobart, Tasmania-based artist Amber Koroluk-Stephenson. Koroluk-Stephenson studied painting and photography at the Tasmanian School of Art. More images from “Beyond the Gate” below.

Short Film of the Day: “Magic Diner” by Niclas Larsson

(3 years ago)
Great Twilight Zone-inspired short by Stockholm-based director, Niclas Larsson. Starring Alicia Vikander as a young woman who spends an evening conversing with a fortune-telling machine at a 24 hour diner, watch this original short shot for Vogue below!


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