Inspiring archive for 2016-05-23

The Biggest Reason We Don’t Stay on a Regular Exercise Habit

(4 years ago)
By Leo Babauta There are so many benefits to exercise, from cancer prevention to brain health, from heart health to better weight management, from stronger bones to less stress and more happiness … so why is it so hard for most people to stick to a regular exercise habit? It turns out that there’s really […]

Anti-Social Media Messages Presented Like Cigarette Warning Labels

(4 years ago)
Bratislava-based web designer Slavomier draws parallels between social media use and cigarette smoking in these anti-social media mock-ups. Made in the same style as Tobacco package warnings, the banners highlight the potential dangers of social media addiction. More images below.

Animation: Yeasayer “Silly Me”

(4 years ago)
Another fantastic video by New Media Limited for Yeasayer. “Silly Me” is the prequel to “I Am Chemistry”, and both have a wonderfully strange animation style. Watch it over on Booooooom TV.

Photographer Spotlight: Ibra Ake

(4 years ago)
New York City-based photographer Ibra Ake explores the barbershops in Popenguine, Senegal in a series reminiscent of scenes Ake was exposed to growing up. More images below.

Witches and pardon – Part 1

(4 years ago)
Paulo Coelho On 31 October 2004, resorting to a feudal law that was abolished the following month, the town of Prestonpans in Scotland granted official pardon to 81 persons – and their cats – executed for practicing witchery in the 16th and 17th centuries. According to the official spokesman for the Barons of Prestoungrange and […]