By Leo Babauta I’ve gone from obese to overweight to normal weight to pretty fit, in the last decade, and I’m sometimes asked what someone should eat if they want to lose fat. I’ve tried many diets: Atkins, Mediterranean, South Beach, Paleo, Vegan, and a handful of others. I’ve created my own meal plans, I’ve […]
Ana Prazeres aka Aegils is a 27-year-old hobby digital artist specializing in dark fantasy-themed photo manipulations. Currently she's based in the Portuguese city of Porto. Let's take a look at some of her artworks. Enjoy!Read More
Emperor Penguin aka EmperPep is an imaginative young male artist based in Thailand specializing in colorful paintings of sweet and playful young girls. Below, you may check out several of his artworks. Enjoy!Read More
I love this idea so much. Recently James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) teamed up with IBM to create nearly 400 hours of live streaming music by interpreting data from US Open tennis matches. I love that you can imagine all the … Continue reading →View the whole post: James Murphy and IBM Turn Data from US Open Tennis Matches into Live Streaming Music over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Drawings by Orlando, Florida-based illustrator Wren McDonald. More below.View the whole post: Wren McDonald over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Photos by Alex Crétey-Systermans. Paris, France. More below.View the whole post: Alex Crétey-Systermans over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Once again, our quality sponsor this week is Craftsy which provides video tutorials and downloadable eGuides for aspiring artists. The resources they provide are aimed at people who want to quickly brush up on some basics. This week they’re offering a free downloadable eGuide … Continue reading →View the whole post: Craftsy: Creating Realistic Water over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Photos by Cleveland, Ohio-based photographer Dale Rothenberg. More below.View the whole post: Dale Rothenberg over on BOOOOOOOM!.
“Gelatology” is a fun series of workshops by Studio Fludd in which a participant is given three randomly chosen adjectives and they create a personal ice cream cone based on them. If you would like to organize a “Gelatology” workshop … Continue reading →View the whole post: Ice Cream Cone Workshops by Studio Fludd over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Photos by photographer Oakland-based Nika Aila States. More below.View the whole post: Nika Aila States over on BOOOOOOOM!.
YOU can give a fool a thousand intellects, but the only one he will want is yours,’ says an Arabic proverb. When we start planting the garden of our life, we glance to one side and notice our neighbour is there, spying. He himself is incapable of growing anything, but he likes to give advice […]
Sculptures and drawings by Gothenburg Sweden-based artist EKTA. More below.View the whole post: Sculptures and Drawings by EKTA over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Making Conscious Connection with the Divine Are You in the Gap? Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Sep 18, 2014 at 08:30 AM On September 16, Hay House is releasing a paperback version of my 2003 Japa meditation handbook—Getting in the Gap. I’m delighted to see the return of this beloved b...read full story RSS The Wayne Dyer Blog
Francisco Rico Torres aka Mancomb-Seepwood is a talented fantasy artist / illustrator based in Spain. Below, you may scroll through several quality artworks selected from his portfolio. Enjoy!Read More
Drawings by artist illustrator Jean de Wet. More below.View the whole post: Jean de Wet over on BOOOOOOOM!.
I’ve become obsessed with Tokyo-based illustrator Wakana Yamazaki’s drawings. She’s gone completely off on her own tangent, I love it. I guess you’ll be able to tell how much I like her work by the sheer amount of images I’ve posted … Continue reading →View the whole post: Artist Illustrator Wakana Yamazaki over on BOOOOOOOM!.
I’ve always wanted to see Jon Boam’s illustrations brought to life and now thanks to animator Kalle Kotila I have! Watch this little music video for TJH87 below.View the whole post: Music Video: TJH87 “Good Life” Featuring Artwork by Illustrator Jon Boam over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Benjamin Verdoes (formerly of Mt. Saint Helens Vietnam Band, and half of Iska Dhaaf) released a solo album at the beginning of the year called “The Evil Eye” and I’m excited to premiere the first video from the album. “So … Continue reading →View the whole post: Music Video Premiere: Benjamin Verdoes “So Bari” over on BOOOOOOOM!.
By Leo Babauta We all do it: we look at what others are doing and wish we were doing that too. Or, alternatively, we scoff at what they’re doing and judge them, and see ourselves as better. One makes us feel bad, the other makes us feel superior. Neither makes us happy. Let’s take a […]
Paintings by Maine-based artist Meghan Howland. Previously featured here. More below.View the whole post: Meghan Howland over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Paintings by Chinese artist Liu Guanguang. More below.View the whole post: Liu Guangguang over on BOOOOOOOM!.
This year Leica celebrates 60 years since the release of the first Leica M3 camera, considered by many to be the most iconic rangefinder in history. Despite the camera brand’s sparkling legacy they continue to prove just how out of touch … Continue reading →View the whole post: $20,000 Leica M Edition 60 Camera: The Stupidest Invention of the Year over on BOOOOOOOM!.
My interview with .@Oprah Part 1 (Full episode, Sep 07)
In July, I flew down to Los Angeles to speak as part of Imprint Culture Lab’s on-going lecture series. One of the last speakers they had was David Choe so I had a fairly tough act to follow (he began his … Continue reading →View the whole post: Imprint Presents: Jeff Hamada (Full Video) over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Christophe Vacher is a 2-time Emmy Award winner and Annie Award Nominee French artist who has provided Backgrounds, Visual Development and Art Direction for Disney, Dreamworks, Universal Studios and the film industry since 1989. He worked in many small animation studios before joining Disney's Paris-based animation unit for three years, where he painted backgrounds for such animated films as "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", "Runaway Brain" and served as head of background for the 1995 feature, "A Goofy Movie".Read More
Collection of creative female portrait illustrations by Xiao Ji, a young digital artist based in China. Make sure to scroll through ... definitely worth it!Read More
Love these drawings by Brooklyn-based artist James Ulmer. He’s a personal favourite of mine because of the beautifully naive way he draws. I want to unlock my brain like this. More below.View the whole post: James Ulmer over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Morgan Blair. Previously featured here. More work below.View the whole post: Morgan Blair over on BOOOOOOOM!.
I’m excited for my friend, photographer Jennilee Marigomen, who is set to release her first book entitled “Window Seat” on Friday, September 26th at Make. The delicate images in the book describe a trip to Mexico in a way that … Continue reading →View the whole post: Book Giveaway: Jennilee Marigomen “Window Seat” over on BOOOOOOOM!.
The coolest high school band teacher award goes to this guy, for teaching his class Rage Against The Machine’s “Killing In The Name”. Watch the video below.View the whole post: High School Band Performs Rage Against The Machine’s “Killing In The Name” over on BOOOOOOOM!.
By Leo Babauta It’s no secret that we live in the Age of Instant gratification. That’s not news. But Paul Roberts has written an excellent essay at The American Scholar looking at the breadth of this phenomena on our society — it’s a must read. A sample quote from Roberts’ essay: ‘The notion of future […]
Rux aka Methyss is a female digital artist / photo manipulator based in the Romanian capital of Bucharest. Currently she's studying at the SAE Inistitute of Animation and Game Design. Let's take a look at some of her artworks.Read More
Based in Moscow, Russia, Svetlana Klimova is a young freelance artist / illustrator specializing in digital portraits. Below, you may check out over 30 inspiring artworks selected from her portfolio. Enjoy!Read More
Ophir Kutiel aka Kutiman, is the Youtube generation’s DJ Shadow. He scours Youtube for obscure musical treasures; kids playing piano, guitar tutorials, anything he can use to make a song. Somehow he is able to weave the unrelated clips into something … Continue reading →View the whole post: Kutiman Samples Amateur Youtube Musicians to Create “Give It Up” over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Incredible timeslice photography by Los Angeles-based photographer Dan Marker-Moore. Timeslices are collages of photographs taken from the same location. Some of the timeslices represent hours, others minutes. Both of the images above capture the moon rising over LA on two separate occasions. … Continue reading →View the whole post: Fantastic Timeslices by Photographer Dan Marker-Moore over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Interview by Joy Horowitz for Goodreads Paulo Coelho is a man of contradiction. The 67-year-old Brazilian author is an unparalleled success—known for his 1988 bestseller, The Alchemist, which is the most translated book in the world by a living author—yet he sees himself as a dreamer and a depressive. His parents committed the rebellious youth […]
Mixed media works by artist Andrew Bick. More below.View the whole post: Andrew Bick over on BOOOOOOOM!.
This proof-of-concept from MIT Tangible Media Group is NEXT LEVEL. This video demonstrates an interface design concept that could revolutionize the way we use our phones and desktop computers. Amazing stuff! Watch the video below!View the whole post: THAW: Seamlessly Combine Your Smartphone and Your Desktop Computer over on BOOOOOOOM!.
“Glitched” is a series of 3D printed dioramas in smoked glass cubes by artist Mathieu Schmitt. The artist allows for the 3D model data to become corrupt in such a way that objects are printed slightly deformed. The late-night settings … Continue reading →View the whole post: Eerie Dioramas by artist Mathieu Schmitt over on BOOOOOOOM!.
“We women, when we’re searching for a meaning to our lives or for the path of knowledge, always identify with one of four classic archetypes. “The Virgin (and I’m not speaking here of a sexual virgin) is the one whose search springs from her complete independence, and everything she learns is the fruit of her […]
Watch Andrew Huang use 4 red balloons to perfectly recreate the song “99 Red Balloons”. This is really satisfying to watch! He says it took him about an hour to record and then another 10 hours to fiddle around on the … Continue reading →View the whole post: 99 Red Balloons Song Recreated Using 4 Red Balloons over on BOOOOOOOM!.
14 blockbuster films re-created with stock footage, how many can you name? Watch “Scenes You’ve Seen” below!View the whole post: 14 Blockbuster Movies Recreated With Stock Footage over on BOOOOOOOM!.