Inspiring archive for 2016-05-27

Two Ways to Form Habits Effortlessly

(3 years ago)
By Leo Babauta Forming new habits can be life-changing — if you start meditating, create a simple exercise habit, and eat more vegetables, you health and happiness can be transformed in a matter of months. But sticking to a habit can be difficult, because life gets in the way. And we get discouraged when the […]

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

(3 years ago)
Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn inside a medieval castle in the South of France. I’ve posted about his work several times (here, here, here) but … Continue reading →

Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera

(3 years ago)
It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, … Continue reading →

Photographer Spotlight: Maria Baoli

(3 years ago)
A selection of images from Maria Baoli’s latest series, which involves a mirrored triangle highlighting simple daily gestures that usually go unnoticed. More images from “Kaleidoscopic” below.

Manuel goes to Paradise

(3 years ago)
Paulo Coelho One day our dear, honest, dedicated Manuel ends up dying – as will happen to all the Manuels, Paulos, Marias and Monicas in this life. And here I resort to the words of Henry Drummond, whose brilliant book “The Supreme Gift” describes what happens from this point on: “All of us at some […]


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